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Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round.
There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
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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.
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 was carefully restored just in time to host the men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships in June 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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 more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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.
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The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
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.
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 region offers 75-mile views from atop Chimney Rock, Cherokee history and great shopping for mountain crafts in Asheville and Dillsboro.
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.
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.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
Pinehurst Resort will host the men's and women's U.S. Open Championships in 2014
Bar-B-Q Center in Lexington, one of 23 spots on the Historic Barbecue Trail
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
Glide down the slopes on a snow tube at nearly a dozen tubing parks in the mountains. See more »
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Barker House in Edenton, home of the organizer of the 1774 Edenton Tea Party
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham
Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
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.
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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Five sets of tees allow you to match your game to the course. Signature island green par 3. Excellent course…
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Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Today, the Depot, originally known as "Moors Landing," houses the Mooresville Artist Guild and displays artwork by…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
The number one place for outdoor adventure equipment from fishing, hunting and boating accessories to outdoor clothing…
Regions: Coast, Topsail Area
The Patsy Pond area is located in the Croatan National Forest and is one of the most diverse natural areas in North…
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Regions: Coast, Crystal Coast
Shook’s Marina is located on the beautiful Lake Hiwassee in Murphy. The marina offers loads of summer fun, with Pontoon…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Pine Hollow Golf Course is a semi-private facility located just east of Raleigh. Newly renovated and redesigned by Bob…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Rock Barn offers two different 18-hole venues. One is the only Robert Trent Jones Jr. course in NC. The other 18-hole…
Region: Charlotte Region
Gifts and collectibles including home and garden décor, jewelry and accessories, and works from more than 30 local area…
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
A lovely setting for a picnic and the site of Pleasure Island’s annual “Light up the Lake” celebration during the…
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Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
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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