Dine on delicious homegrown foods in scenic settings from the city to the country.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Enjoy fall golf and an ever-present ocean breeze on coastal golf courses.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
Play a round in the Home of American Golf, visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, and explore nature trails and historic sites.
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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.
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.
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 more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
From the misty mountains to the storied Outer Banks, North Carolina is perfectly designed for spending quality time with the one you love.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
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.
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.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
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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.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
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.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
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.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, charming fishing villages, abundant seafood and sunny shores.
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.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
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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Wilmington, or "Hollywood East," has hosted 400-plus movie and TV productions, including Iron Man 3, Revolution, One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek.
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.
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.
Tweetsie Railroad family theme park in Blowing Rock
Cars aren't allowed on Bald Head Island in Brunswick County
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery offers a taste of Tuscany in Wilkes County
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
Pinehurst Resort will host the men's and women's U.S. Open Championships in 2014
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
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Indigenous Spa at Indigo is committed to excellence, both in the treatments we offer and in our spa facilities. All of…
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Edgecombe Performance Series brings in well known performing artist such as Mickey Rooney, Taylor Swift, Regina Carter,…
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Eastern America’s highest ski shop, 5125 feet, but the lowest prices on ski and board rentals along with A full line of…
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Renovated in 2005 with new green complexes and better shot values, No. 6 is one in Pinehurst’s elite championship set.…
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