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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Savor local favorites from barbecue to Calabash seafood and Cheerwine to Krispy Kreme.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
Visit Cape Hatteras, stand where the Wright brothers took flight and watch wild horses run free along the shores of our northern coast.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
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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.
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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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
From the misty mountains to the storied Outer Banks, North Carolina is perfectly designed for spending quality time with the one you love.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
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.
Even when they’re 50, your kids will remember the great places to make memories for a lifetime waiting all across our state.
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.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
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.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
These rugged mountains are home to nearly 1,000 miles of hiking trails, countless animal species, scenic tours, historic sites and waterfalls.
Celebrate our “First in Flight” heritage at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and the home of the “Miracle on the Hudson” Airbus A-320.
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The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
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.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
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.
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.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
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.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
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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Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway. See more »
Tweetsie Railroad family theme park in Blowing Rock
Chimney Rock State Park offers spectacular views of Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills. See more »
Barker House in Edenton, home of the organizer of the 1774 Edenton Tea Party
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
Glide down the slopes on a snow tube at nearly a dozen tubing parks in the mountains. See more »
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Bar-B-Q Center in Lexington, one of 23 spots on the Historic Barbecue Trail
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.
Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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Around 52-acre lake with 50 traps. Five tee boxes, green sizes average 6,500 square feet. A-1 bentgrass on greens, 419…
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Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
This course by Tom Jackson has plenty of sand traps and very large greens. The greens are bentgrass with 419 Bermuda…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Inner Banks Artisans’ Center is a 5,000-sq.-ft. gallery with studios, representing the art of painters, potters,…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
We have 5 beautiful Rainbow Trout ponds. You can fish for $4 per pound. We clean and pack them on ice. Or you can have…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Located on the grounds of the 4-H Rural Life Center, this well preserved example of a Rosenwald school house was used…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
Since 1971 - Lap and hammered dulcimers, dulcimer kits, bowed psaltries, lap harps, dulcimer books and CDs, gifts for…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Waterfront park in the community of Winfall featuring picnic area and boardwalk ideal for fishing, conoeing and…
Ocean Isle Beach
The Ocean Isle Fishing Center is home base for anything and everything related to area water sports and fishing. We are…
Regions: Coast, Brunswick Islands
Riverside Family Farm's Field of Fun & Adventure & Corn Maze is open every Fri. & Sat. from 10-10 and Sundays from 1-7.
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
The studio is located at 231 E. College Street where it holds an art sale twice a year, one in the fall and one in the…
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