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Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
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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.
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.
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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
North Carolina has more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
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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.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery offers a taste of Tuscany in Wilkes County
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
Enjoy a variety of waterfalls and hiking trails in Pisgah National Forest
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
The Mile High Swinging Bridge at Grandfather Mountain is a popular spot for families of all ages. See more »
Tweetsie Railroad family theme park in Blowing Rock
High Point Showplace, the hub of the High Point Market
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
Glide down the slopes on a snow tube at nearly a dozen tubing parks in the mountains. See more »
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Get a feel of Charlotte’s past by taking the historic Fourth Ward walking tour. Enjoy a beautiful historic revitalized…
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Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Downtown Historic Mocksville, located on Main Street under the four oaks, include an eclectic mix of antique, specialty…
Region: Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Full service retail bookshop, specializing in local/regional books, children’s books, cookbooks and literature. Plenty…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Tour this working farm and ranch to learn farming from an historical perspective. Observe beautiful land features and…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Beautiful mountain resort located on Lake Lure's north shore and just minutes from Chimney Rock.
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
Tour Old Wilmington and discover hidden history. Travel to a lost time as we explore Wilmington during the Victorian…
Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
Ever wonder how man’s alphabets and languages developed? This museum explores ancient alphabets from around the world…
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Selma was officially chartered as a town on February 11, 1873, but the Town’s true birth took place on May 1, 1867 when…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Springhill Outfitters is the only place in North Carolina where the sporting tradition is truly exemplified. Located in…
Clustered in a three-block radius around historic City Market, the district includes commercial and display galleries.
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