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Ski, snowboard, ice skate, snow tube and sled at nearly a dozen mountain ski resorts and winter areas.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Choose a top-rated golf course on the North Carolina coast, where mild temperatures allow pleasant tee times year-round.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, experience breathtaking sunsets and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
Travel down the Blue Ridge Parkway and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
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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.
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.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
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 more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
These rugged mountains are home to nearly 1,000 miles of hiking trails, countless animal species, scenic tours, historic sites and waterfalls.
Even when they’re 50, your kids will remember the great places to make memories for a lifetime waiting all across our state.
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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.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park offers panoramic views as far as 75 miles. See more »
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
Enjoy a variety of waterfalls and hiking trails in Pisgah National Forest
Leave your cars behind (you have to) when you visit Bald Head Island. See more »
Many of North Carolina’s winter sports resorts feature snow-tubing runs for family fun. See more »
Step back in time for family fun at Tweetsie Railroad, a Wild West theme park in Blowing Rock. See more »
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Carowinds theme park in Charlotte offers more than 50 rides, from roller coasters to water slides. See more »
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.
Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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.
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A managed forest designed to promote better understanding of the value of forests through exhibits, audio stations…
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Region: Asheville & the Foothills
We have the largest wooden dance floor around so you can dance to your favorite tunes played by some of the best…
Region: Topsail Area
As stated in Southern Living magazine, Dolly Parton’s seamstress. Disney’s costume makers. Miss America dressmakers.…
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Offering diamonds, new and estate fine jewelry, wedding bands, colored stones and pearls. Our specialty is antique…
Region: High Country
The Western North Carolina Air Museum is the first air museum in the state of North Carolina, known as the “First in…
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Oakboro Regional is housed in the circa 1935 restored Drye’s Furniture store building with original tin ceiling,…
The Tillery History House museum stands on former plantation land worked by generations of African-American slaves.
Region: Inner Coastal Plain
Southeast corner of Fordham Blvd (US Highway 15-501) and Raleigh Rd (NC Highway 54 East). Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9…
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In 1888, Beaufort County became the first in the state to erect a monumnet honoring its Confederate dead. The monument,…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Gourmet restaurant, coffee shop, and wine/beer retailer located at Peabody Place in Downtown’s historic Brightleaf…
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