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Take a drive and discover some of the best scenery in the nation, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Outer Banks Scenic Byway.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
The rich culture of North Carolina’s people and places is depicted throughout our many museums and cultural institutions.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, nightlife, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
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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.
One of the country’s most historic college tournaments brings more than 20 basketball games and hundreds of parties and social events in late February.
Renowned designers have carefully carved courses along the water, dunes, marshlands and maritime forests of coastal North Carolina.
Whether it’s a green guarded by boulders or a trout stream tumbling beside a fairway, golf is at its peak in the North Carolina mountains.
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.
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.
The Brunswick Islands are the ideal place for a family vacation that includes golf, with more than 30 top-rated courses ready to welcome you.
North Carolina offers a variety of biking options, from flat, easy rides along scenic beaches to rugged climbs up steep mountain trails.
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.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Here, water abounds on courses abutting the beach or bounded by marshes and maritime forests, and an ocean breeze is almost ever-present.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
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.
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.
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.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
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.
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.
The Charlotte area, from its trendy neighborhoods and bustling city center to surrounding quaint towns, offers a variety of golfing and social activities.
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.
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.
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Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
Bank of America Stadium, in Uptown Charlotte, is home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. See more »
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
Wrightsville Beach is a top surfing spot for beginners and pros alike
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
The Nantahala River near Bryson City hosted the Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 2013
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
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
The course at ZipQuest in Fayetteville is designed for families and thrill-seekers alike. See more »
You'll see stock cars and historical artifacts as well as exhibits dedicated to legendary drivers at this interactive museum in Charlotte.
Here, golfers can choose from more than 30 scenic and challenging courses including Cape Fear National and the courses at Ocean Ridge Plantation.
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.
Explore Richard Childress Racing team shops and get hands-on at the RCR Museum – home to more than 30 Dale Earnhardt cars – in Welcome.
When winter comes to North Carolina, head to the High Country for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.
Bald Head Island offers visitors a rich maritime world, from pristine beaches and sea turtles to Old Baldy Lighthouse.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
See how North Carolina offers a higher level of play with its natural beauty and meticulously maintained courses.
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A 27-hole Tom Jackson design of “always perfect” Champion Bermuda greens and fairways, plus 5 tee boxes per hole.
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Region: Brunswick Islands
With multiple retail locations along the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk Surf Co. specializes in everything fun on the water…
Region: Outer Banks & Currituck
Since 1995 Carolina Brewing has produced beers with purity as a top priority. Year-round brew styles include Carolina…
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Full-service training stables with a riding academy. Offers equitation and riding for the disabled; saddle seat options…
So Chic Bebe is the go-to store for creative gifts, adorable children’s items, entertaining pieces, and so much more. …
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Rustic specializes in all things rustic and handmade, using reclaimed and unique items.
Regions: Mountains, High Country
This beautiful park for outdoor recreation provides two boat ramps, picnic tables, park benches, a pavilion, a…
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Region: Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Stone marker commemorates the area where the first religious service on record was held in the Carolinas. William…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Pristine lake open March 1 - October 31 (Monday-Saturday, 7am-7pm, Sunday 1pm-7pm) for fishing and canoeing.
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Several specialty gardens including the unique Eddy Merle Watson Garden of the Senses featuring Braille-labeled plants…
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Discover exciting new sights and heights this season at the North Carolina Zoo, the world's largest natural habitat zoo. Climb to a different view…
Nestled among the Sandhills of North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort combines Southern hospitality, elegant accommodations, a luxurious spa, family…
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