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Drink to the days of moonshine at microdistilleries crafting legal, small-batch spirits.
Dig for gold, emeralds and gems at kid-friendly mines or visit mountain mineral museums.
Play a round at Lake Lure Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Tour the Historic River District, board Battleship North Carolina, and enjoy the surf and sand at Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, craft breweries, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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From the highest mountains on the East Coast, to rolling hills and cityscapes, to 300 miles of beaches, you’ll find countless things to see and do in North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains are two of the most-visited attractions in the National Park Service, and Cape Hatteras holds the title of the country’s first national seashore. Unwind at award-winning spas or catch a performance of two of the nation’s longest-running outdoor dramas. Savor fresh seafood, local barbecue, and small-batch beer, wine and spirits. Or visit the past on Civil War trails and historic sites. However you define a great vacation, you’ll find it here.
Discover iconic things to see and do all across North Carolina.
Visit museums, see film sites, meet local artisans and enjoy performing arts and nightlife.
Taste delicious local foods and raise a glass to award-winning craft beer, wine and moonshine.
Step back in time at historic sites, on pirate trails and with Cherokee traditions.
Find family fun at aquariums, farms, zoos, museums, and nature and amusement parks.
Bike, hike, surf, ski, paddle, hang glide, zip line, snow tube, visit waterfalls or take a scenic drive.
Enjoy romance and relaxation at our golf and luxury resorts and wedding destinations.
Play for fun or cheer on the pros at NASCAR races, extreme sporting events and games.
North Carolina, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
From the misty mountains to the storied Outer Banks, North Carolina is perfectly designed for spending quality time with the one you love.
Legendary Pinehurst No. 2 has been carefully restored just in time to host the men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships in 2014.
Celebrate our “First in Flight” heritage at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and the home of the “Miracle on the Hudson” Airbus A-320.
These rugged mountains are home to nearly 1,000 miles of hiking trails, countless animal species, scenic tours, historic sites and waterfalls.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
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.
Even when they’re 50, your kids will remember the great places to make memories for a lifetime waiting all across our state.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
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Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, charming fishing villages, abundant seafood and sunny shores.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
Just 45 minutes west of Winston-Salem, the Elkin area of the Yadkin Valley features world-class wineries perfect for a day trip or multiday wine trail.
The Road to Nowhere ends at a tunnel inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you want to venture farther, you have to do it by foot.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
Each of the wineries on this trail near Raleigh is family-owned and -operated and dripping with rich history dating back to the mid-1700s.
This trip takes you on a trek to the top of Cold Mountain for breathtaking views, starting and ending in Asheville for a weekend of outdoor fun.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
Ready to experience The Hunger Games? You’ve come to the right place. The road to Panem starts and ends here, where the movie was filmed.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
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Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
Take a whirlwind tour of the outdoor adventure, craft beer and local art of the Land of Waterfalls, set to the music of the Crooked Pine Band.
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
Cars aren't allowed on Bald Head Island in Brunswick County
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte
Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
Tweetsie Railroad family theme park in Blowing Rock
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The Belmont Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the history of the city of Belmont and its immediate…
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Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Unique Rustic Decor & gifts. Antler art, dish sets, accessories, furniture, lamps, etc.
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Featuring: Candles & Gifts, Pfaltzgraff Dishes, Bath & Body Products, Wilton Cake Decorating Supplies, Gourmet Coffee,…
48-acre estate with 1/2 mile frontage on Buck Creek, a mountain stream with native Rainbow Trout and Smallmouth Bass.…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Pine Knolls Golf Club is located in the Piedmont of North Carolina. This 18 hole course was designed by the Poindexter…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
American, English, and French antique furniture.
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Visit the gallery to view a wide selection of handmade, functional pottery pieces and see the potter at work. Schedule…
Largest water slide on the Crystal Coast!
Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
Tar Heel Furniture Gallery is a locally owned and operated Fayetteville favorite. No matter what room you are shopping…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
The Hillsborough Antiques Mall is the oldest antiques mall in North Carolina. Twenty dealers provide a wide range of…
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