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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Discover the Banker ponies that have roamed wild on our beaches for more than 400 years.
Savor local favorites from barbecue to Calabash seafood and Cheerwine to Krispy Kreme.
Visit Cape Hatteras, stand where the Wright brothers took flight and watch wild horses run free along the shores of our northern coast.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls, Cherokee and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Plan a trip to explore our wine trails, enjoy seasonal wine festivals, and sample European-style and sweet wines at more than 100 wineries.
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.
Though long ago lighthouses protected adventurers from our treacherous coastline, today they offer some of the most incredible views you’ll see.
North Carolina has a wide range of world-class hotels and spas offering a variety of soothing settings, treatments and value-packed packages.
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 more breweries and brewpubs than any other Southern state, which means you're never far from imaginative, tasty local beer.
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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.
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.
Go boating along the Intracoastal Waterway to visit coastal spots such as Beaufort, Jacksonville, Wilmington and the Brunswick Islands.
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.
The Outer Banks and Crystal Coast attract visitors to enjoy historic lighthouses, maritime history, charming fishing villages and sunny shores.
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.
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 Nowhere ends at a tunnel inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you want to venture farther, you have to do it by foot.
Take an arts tour that includes Ben Long's famous frescoes, Appalachian arts and culture, outdoor drama, North Carolina wine country and more.
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Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington is a popular stop along the Intracoastal Waterway. See more »
Enjoy a variety of waterfalls and hiking trails in Pisgah National Forest
Stop by Carolina Brewery & Grill in Pittsboro to sample award-winning hand-crafted beers, all brewed in-house . See more »
Chimney Rock State Park offers spectacular views of Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills. See more »
Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Great Smoky Mountains
A herd of more than 100 wild horses roams Shackleford Banks on the Crystal Coast
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks is America's tallest lighthouse
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
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 »
The Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.4, is an engineering marvel
Cars aren't allowed on Bald Head Island in Brunswick County
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.
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.
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.
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We offer ecotours & rentals so you can explore Ocracoke’s wildlife and nature. Ocracoke Island is a kayaker’s dream…
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Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Step back in time with the Battleship North Carolina! Moored in quiet dignity and majesty, the battleship beckons you…
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Regions: Coast, Wilmington Area
Located at the gateway to the Smokies, Frog Level Brewing makes beers that are distinctive in their attitude and…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Large indoor inflatable play area! Arcade games and roller racer area! A great place for birthday parties. Walk-ins…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Seagrove Pottery of the Sandhills allows Pinehurst visitors to experience the rich tradition of NC's pottery colony in…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
Gallery features the works of more than 100 local and regional potters and craftsmen.
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
A nine-hole course that plays along the Dan River in Stokes County. The course offers challenges for players with…
A warehouse full of great bargains! Something for everyone. Open Thursday thru Sunday. Call for hours.
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
198-mile system of bicycle trails that cover lightly-traveled country roads to connect the towns, crossroad…
Country Heart will feature a selection of antiques, collectibles, home dcor items and primate style art. I have…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
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