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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.
Tour through award-winning vineyards, sample something new in a tasting room or try some popular wines at one of our festivals.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop one of our historic coastal lighthouses.
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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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.
Kayak, boat, paddleboard, scuba dive and more on our beaches, lakes and rivers.
Here, water abounds on courses abutting the beach or bounded by marshes and maritime forests, and an ocean breeze is almost ever-present.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
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.
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.
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.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Renowned designers have carefully carved courses along the water, dunes, marshlands and maritime forests of coastal North Carolina.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
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.
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.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
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.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
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.
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.
Here, the name "Donald Ross" and golf are synonymous. Make a golf trip to Pinehurst, Asheville or Wilmington to experience the greens yourself.
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.
Women will find our courses welcoming and friendly, with many going to great lengths to create playing conditions both suitable and challenging.
North Carolina offers a variety of biking options, from flat, easy rides along scenic beaches to rugged climbs up steep mountain trails.
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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.
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.
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.
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Wrightsville Beach is a top surfing spot for beginners and pros alike
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
Donald Ross designed more than 400 courses, but only Pinehurst No. 2 was his home. See more »
Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
The course at ZipQuest in Fayetteville is designed for families and thrill-seekers alike. See more »
Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
The Nantahala River near Bryson City hosted the Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 2013
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.
Here, golfers can choose from more than 30 scenic and challenging courses including Cape Fear National and the courses at Ocean Ridge Plantation.
See how North Carolina offers a higher level of play with its natural beauty and meticulously maintained courses.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
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.
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.
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Pinewild Country Club of Pinehurst is situated in the heartland of American golf. Here golf is more than a pastime -…
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
The golf course is nestled in the Uwharrie Mountains. The most beautiful time to play is the fall, when the leaves are…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Sporty course that usually enables the golfer to score well. Hole No. 4 is a par 3 across a pond, and No.15 is a par-4…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Set in the beautiful Caraway Mountains of North Carolina’s Piedmont Region, this championship course was recently…
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Peachtree Hills is a fun 9 hole regulation course located at the Peachtree Hills Country Club facility in Spring Hope,…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
This premier public golf course leads the way in challenging, affordable golf in the Piedmont Triad as one of the…
The Woodlake Resort & Golf Club Maples Course is a Championship course with a rating of 73.4.
This course is hilly with small, elevated greens.;Middle (5755 yards, 66.2 rating, 118 slope); Forward (4338 yards); ;9…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Nestled among the oak, fir and flowered valleys in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains resides Sequoyah National…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Opened in 1970, Architect - Frank Hicks/Russell Breeder. 18 holes, par 72.
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