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Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches in North Carolina, home to more than 400 golf courses.
Across the state, people are seeking out food grown locally, which is why there’s a growing number of farm-to-table restaurants in every region.
Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
This area is an outdoor playground, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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.
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.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
Celebrate our “First in Flight” heritage at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and the home of the “Miracle on the Hudson” Airbus A-320.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
Even when they’re 50, your kids will remember the great places to make memories for a lifetime waiting all across our state.
From the misty mountains to the storied Outer Banks, North Carolina is perfectly designed for spending quality time with the one you love.
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.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
These rugged mountains are home to nearly 1,000 miles of hiking trails, countless animal species, scenic tours, historic sites and waterfalls.
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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
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.
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.
This region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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.
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.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
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Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
Step back in time for family fun at Tweetsie Railroad, a Wild West theme park in Blowing Rock. See more »
Many of North Carolina’s winter sports resorts feature snow-tubing runs for family fun. See more »
North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park offers panoramic views as far as 75 miles. See more »
Carowinds theme park in Charlotte offers more than 50 rides, from roller coasters to water slides. See more »
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham
Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway. See more »
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
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.
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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The bascom, a nonprofit center for the visual arts in Highlands, has a beautiful new home as of May 2009: a six-acre,…
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Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
One of the premier visual arts museums in the Southeast, featuring a dramatic new gallery building. Home to a…
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Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
A growing indoor flea market at the former Robersonville school gymnasium, attracting visitors from several states.
Region: Inner Coastal Plain
An eclectic blend of rare and regional books, estate silver, oil paintings, fine prints, Chinese export porcelain and…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
One of Eastern North Carolina’s top-rated public golf courses designed by Gene Hamm. Annually recognized as one of Golf…
Region: Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Rent tubes, canoes and fun yaks. Also shuttle service to the Green River for drop-off and pickup. Paint ball, mini…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
The former Pantego High School dates back to 1870 and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Located within 15…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
1874. This is one of the earliest houses in the Mitchell College District. Two-story frame Eastlake Victorian house…
Located in the beautiful wooded setting of Fort Hamby Park of W.Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir.
Region: High Country
Take your kids on a special Lake Norman Sightseeing Cruise and look for “Normie,” the Lake Norman Monster!
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