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North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state, and many champions have been drawn to our world-class designs.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop one of our historic coastal lighthouses.
Tour through award-winning vineyards, sample something new in a tasting room or try some popular wines at one of our festivals.
The breathtaking views at our coastal destinations are only rivaled by the aromas and tastes exuding from the wineries and breweries.
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll discover art galleries, craft breweries, natural attractions and more.
The energy of the Charlotte region may have been sparked by its racing roots, but restaurants, nightlife and culture keep fueling the excitement.
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These North Carolina destinations aren’t just tourist attractions, they’re iconic experiences you’ll never forget. Watch wild horses run free on our beaches as they have for 400 years, or get a new view of the coast from atop a lighthouse or ferry. Stroll the streets of an 18th-century settlement, visit America’s largest home at Biltmore, or find décor for your own in the Furniture Capital. Here too, you’ll see places where characters came to life, from real-life pirate hideouts and music halls, to spots featured in blockbuster movies and Emmy-winning TV shows.
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Stroll gardens, take a road trip to the beach or mountains and explore the season’s festivals.
Our 300 miles of pristine beaches offer coastal towns, outdoor adventure and breathtaking views.
Visit Biltmore, Battleship North Carolina and more than 35 state and national historic sites.
Travel 250 miles of America’s Favorite Drive for breathtaking views and mountain heritage.
See the sites featured in The Longest Ride, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games, Homeland, One Tree Hill and more.
Shop handcrafted furnishings at bargain prices in the Hickory and High Point areas.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop Cape Hatteras and other coastal lighthouses.
Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
America's largest home is more than just a house. It's part museum, part vineyard, part botanical garden and part outdoor adventure.
Experience early American history in this Moravian settlement, where you can see craftsmen do historic trades and enjoy historic gardens.
Film lovers can return to the scenes of Iron Man 3 action in Wilmington, Raleigh, Rose Hill and more local spots where the movie was filmed.
This area in the Great Smoky Mountains is home to 250 waterfalls, including the highest in the East and some that starred in Hollywood movies.
Get a close-up view of the wild horses that have roamed our beaches for 400 years on guided tours on the Outer Banks and Crystal Coast.
From the Outer Banks through the Brunswick Islands, tours, museums and historic sites reveal North Carolina’s pirate history.
Bluegrass music traditions have rung out in our mountains for hundreds of years. Start mapping your journey with this sampling of settings.
If you're shopping for high-quality, name-brand home furnishings at bargain prices, look no further than the Hickory and High Point areas.
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This daylong drive and ferry tour traces the coastline, exploring the maritime history of our sounds, barrier islands and coastal villages.
Tucked between Interstate 77 to the west and Winston-Salem to the northeast, this day trip has much to offer beyond tastings and tours.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
This 45-minute drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is often compared to the Blue Ridge Parkway because of its scenic natural landscapes.
Visit pirate hideouts, skulk around the town Blackbeard called home, see where his sunken ship is submerged, and see where he met his violent end.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
This two-hour drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to see waterfalls, rhododendron blooms and lush, beautiful forests.
This 40-minute drive takes you through one of the most scenic urban areas in the nation as it travels beside the tranquil Cape Fear River near the coast.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
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The Hunger Games filmed in DuPont State Forest and around Asheville and Charlotte
The Blue Ridge Parkway stretches 252 miles in the North Carolina mountains. See more »
The Dragon near Deals Gap is one of the top motorcycling roads in America
Winkler Bakery at Old Salem still makes traditional Moravian cookies. See more »
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
Hickory Furniture Mart in Hickory greets more than 500,000 shoppers annually
George Vanderbilt created Biltmore, an 8,000-acre estate in Asheville, as a mountain escape. See more »
The Old Salem Pedestrian Bridge is one of only three covered bridges in North Carolina
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Asheville's Grove Park Inn celebrated 100 years in 2013
MerleFest in Wilkesboro honors the music of Doc and Merle Watson each April
You'll find Henredon, Drexel Heritage, Thomasville, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and 1,000 more manufacturers at this one-stop furniture destination.
History comes to life in Winston-Salem, where you'll find some of the nation's best-preserved colonial heritage sites at Historic Bethabara Park, Historic Bethania and Old Salem Museum & Gardens.
Step back in time during holiday celebrations at Old Salem and Reynolda House, or take a tour through the Festival of Lights at Tanglewood Park.
Visit Wilmington in February for one of the country's oldest traditional jazz festivals, with styles including early jazz, Dixieland, New Orleans and…
Banjo lovers from all over the world gathered to celebrate a bluegrass legend at the January 2014 opening of The Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby.
Take a wild horse tour at Corolla or Shackleford Banks to see the Banker ponies that have roamed our coast for more than 400 years.
Visit Tryon Palace, Fort Anderson and other state historic sites featured on this hit Fox show that puts a modern twist on American history.
The Blue Ridge Heritage Area spans 11,000 square miles of scenic beauty and cultural charm in the mountains.
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Jones Lake is one of the few remaining Carolina bay lakes, the origin of which has been a subject of speculation and…
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Region: Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Great places to explore and enjoy! The Planetarium, Health & Science Museum includes the 24-foot ceiling planetarium…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
Neat treasures under one roof in a marketplace venue that would be a fun experience for any shopper!
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
The Clay County Courthouse is located in the center of a quaint, tree-filled town square in Hayesville. Completed in…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
From the beaches, a 20-minute free ferry transports you to within one mile of the course. Championship (6403 yards,…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Plan a journey through our beautiful mountains and enjoy the colorful quilt blocks that adorn more than 130 of our…
Region: High Country
A truly unique gallery, certain to stimulate collectors and art lovers alike. Taupe Gallery features established &…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Charter fishing, boat rides, sunset cruises. Family fun on the water.
Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
Outdoor sports dealership and beach accessories outfitter. Watersportsand kayaking rentals and sales. Large selection…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
While there are hiking segments, the primary public access is by car over the commemorative motor route. Follows the…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
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