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There are more than 130 breweries and brewpubs in North Carolina, which is more than any other Southern state.
Enjoy fall golf and an ever-present ocean breeze on coastal golf courses.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit offbeat and one-of-a-kind museums and monuments.
The Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point are rich in culture, with destinations that include wineries, shopping, golf and dining.
This tranquil beach destination located on our southeastern coast is a haven for anglers, boaters, campers and visitors looking to unwind.
Discover the charm of this area’s art galleries, farm-to-fork dining, local craft breweries and natural attractions.
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North Carolina is a sports fan’s dream. Play golf statewide or watch the pros at two PGA events held here annually. In addition, Pinehurst Resort hosted the 2014 PGA Men’s and Women’s U.S. Open Championships. Minor League Baseball teams play throughout the state. This is the birthplace of NASCAR, and the speedway in Concord hosts three major race weekends a year. You'll also find a range of pro sports here, including football and basketball in Charlotte and hockey in Raleigh.
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Play a round at Pinehurst No. 2 or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Visit Charlotte Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Hall, and Childress, Petty and other team shops.
Root for the home team at NFL, NBA, NHL and Minor League Baseball games statewide.
In the Piedmont, you can play one afternoon among the pines of the Sandhills and the next morning walk a fairway framed by towering hardwoods.
North Carolina offers a variety of biking options, from flat, easy rides along scenic beaches to rugged climbs up steep mountain trails.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
From Asheville to Zebulon, Minor League Baseball fans can enjoy a warm breeze, the crack of a bat, and dozens of our finest craft beers.
Here, the name "Donald Ross" and golf are synonymous. Make a golf trip to Pinehurst, Asheville or Wilmington to experience the greens yourself.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
Renowned designers have carefully carved courses along the water, dunes, marshlands and maritime forests of coastal North Carolina.
Experience the excitement of NASCAR not only at the track but also on Lake Norman, at the state's Auto Racing Hall of Fame and Red Rocks Café.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
Though the cars and settings vary, you’ll find racing excitement and a chance to watch NASCAR’s future stars at short tracks across North Carolina.
Cyclists are fond of our state because of the many scenic routes, bike tours, local clubs and annual rides that take you from the mountains to the coast.
Women will find our courses welcoming and friendly, with many going to great lengths to create playing conditions both suitable and challenging.
The North Carolina Golf Panel annually ranks the state’s top courses to help guide your choices when you come here to test your skills.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local craft beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great tailgate regardless of your home team.
Legendary Pinehurst No. 2 was carefully restored just in time to host the men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships in June 2014.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
The High Country offers some of the best mountain biking trails in the state. With peaks of 5,500 feet, the thrill of biking here is hard to beat.
Test your driving distance when you take on two of the world’s longest golf holes – one in the Brunswick Islands and one in Black Mountain.
The Pinehurst Resort is the heart of the “Home of American Golf,” with nine courses always ready for golfers seeking history and challenge.
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The Charlotte area, from its trendy neighborhoods and bustling city center to surrounding quaint towns, offers a variety of golfing and social activities.
There’s plenty to do in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, including great golf that will make you feel smarter just by the connection to area universities.
The Pinehurst area is steeped in golf history and tradition, but it’s also a place with deep historic roots dating as far back as the mid-1700s.
In between rounds of golf in Beaufort, Morehead City and Emerald Isle, take strolls on quiet beaches, tour an old pirate ship or see wild horses roam.
Kick cabin fever with a range of winter activities in the mountains like hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even ice climbing.
From white-knuckle roller coasters to whitewater rafting, this four-day tour in and around Charlotte is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
You'll find many things we're famous for near Asheboro and Lexington, including the Childress and Petty racing museums, the North Carolina Zoo and barbecue.
Our state is home to iconic college teams, pro basketball, football, hockey and racing, and sports museums and halls of fame you can visit year-round.
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The course at ZipQuest in Fayetteville is designed for families and thrill-seekers alike. See more »
Wrightsville Beach is a top surfing spot for beginners and pros alike
Bank of America Stadium, in Uptown Charlotte, is home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. See more »
Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
The Nantahala River near Bryson City hosted the Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 2013
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
Donald Ross designed more than 400 courses, but only Pinehurst No. 2 was his home. See more »
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
When winter comes to North Carolina, head to the High Country for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.
Explore Richard Childress Racing team shops and get hands-on at the RCR Museum – home to more than 30 Dale Earnhardt cars – in Welcome.
North Carolina has an abundance of college and professional sports teams, and you’ll find memorabilia on display at halls of fame and collectors’ stores.
See how North Carolina offers a higher level of play with its natural beauty and meticulously maintained courses.
On the northern Outer Banks, a round of golf includes beautiful scenery, ocean and sound views, and courses suited to both novice and professional golfers.
Bald Head Island offers visitors a rich maritime world, from pristine beaches and sea turtles to Old Baldy Lighthouse.
You'll see stock cars and historical artifacts as well as exhibits dedicated to legendary drivers at this interactive museum in Charlotte.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
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Non-metal spikes required. 18 holes, par 72, driving range, putting green, pro shop. Open year-round. 252/492-1895.
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
18 hole golf course, open to the public 7 days a week.
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Winner of the Best New Course in NC award for 2001. Davis Love, III’s first signature course in North Carolina.
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Access only by staying at Eseeola Lodge. Golf Magazine silver medal winner. Top 10 courses in North Carolina. Back…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Enjoy an amazing golf experience in the beautiful foothills of Western North Carolina at Ole Still Golf Club. The club…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
An experience that is fun, challenging and most importantly, affordable. Features 18 holes that meander through…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
This is a very long par-three golf course with four sets of tees to suit any golfers game. Some holes can be as long as…
Practice your strokes and distance at our driving range. Winter: Monday - Saturday 11am to 7pm Sunday 1pm- 7pmSummer:…
Located just 40 minutes from downtown Charlotte,or 45 minutes from the Triad. In 2001, GolfCarolina.com, a…
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