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Enjoy all fall has to offer at Fort Fisher, Carolina Beach, Hammocks Beach, Jockey’s Ridge, Dismal Swamp, Cliffs of the Neuse and other coastal parks.
Find peak color on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Great Smoky Mountains, at Chimney Rock, Lake James, Mount Mitchell, Stone Mountain and more.
See brilliant reds, oranges and golds at Kerr Lake, Hanging Rock, Lake Norman, William B. Umstead and state parks and natural areas across the region.
Explore historic sites and nature trails, play a round in the Home of American Golf and visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.
Discover the quirky charm of this area’s art galleries, craft breweries and natural attractions.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
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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, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.
Even when they’re 50, your kids will remember the great places to make memories for a lifetime waiting all across our state.
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.
These rugged mountains are home to nearly 1,000 miles of hiking trails, countless animal species, scenic tours, historic sites and waterfalls.
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.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
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.
From the misty mountains to the storied Outer Banks, North Carolina is perfectly designed for spending quality time with the one you love.
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From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with history near Interstates 95 and 40.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages 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.
The road to Panem starts in North Carolina, where the first movie based on the bestselling book trilogy was filmed.
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.
Taste your way through the Triangle at local markets, award-winning restaurants, barbecue joints and down-home dining spots.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
It's easy to enjoy the real-life settings that inspire his bestselling novels, from charming coastal towns to quiet beaches and tidal rivers.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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.
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.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
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.
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The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro is home to more than 1,600 animals
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
Carowinds amusement park in Charlotte
Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery offers a taste of Tuscany in Wilkes County
Bar-B-Q Center in Lexington, one of 23 spots on the Historic Barbecue Trail
Chimney Rock State Park offers spectacular views of Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills at Milepost 385 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. See more »
Take a tour of the most decorated battleship of World War II in Wilmington
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Try surf fishing on more than 300 miles of barrier island coastline in North Carolina
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
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.
From above the clouds to below the surface, take a journey through the many layers of North Carolina beauty.
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Arts Richmond is a an art gallery and meeting place which celebrates the culture of the arts, performance and music for…
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Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Located in Historic Saluda, with live music and outdoor dining available, The Purple Onion features a variety of…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Relevant artifacts to the history and culture of our area and the wide Southern Appalachian region. Our changing…
This 750-acre park on the Neuse River features a 90-foot-high sand cliff and hiking trails, plus swimming, fishing and…
Region: Inner Coastal Plain
“First for Freedom” is North Carolina’s second longest consecutively running outdoor drama, premiering the summer of…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
Want to learn to skydive? Learn with the best! Choose tandem or have lessons to prepare you for an accelerated free…
Come and explore the waters of Ocracoke on your own! You’re the Captain with daily and package deals available. Go…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Bookstore offering titles for every interest, including delightful children’s section.
Regions: Coast, Topsail Area
Antiques and collectibles. Located in Uptown Selma Antique Shopping District and near the American Music Jubilee, off…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Studio 12 is the working studio and gallery of artists Gary and Carolyn Schena. The Schenas' work includes functional…
Region: Outer Banks & Currituck
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