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Experience an Annual Renaissance

The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a 16th-century European-style event combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, a marketplace, jousting tournament and a feast fit for royalty. The festival continues each weekend through Nov. 20 in Huntersville.

Take a Haunted Walk in Wilmington

Stroll into the depths of old Wilmington on a 90-minute adventure to the city’s most actively haunted homes and burial grounds. Hear eerie tales and true ghostly occurrences from professional storytellers and ghost hunters.

Embark on a Journey from the Mountains to Sea

Explore North Carolina from one end to the other on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. The trail, which stretches from Jockey’s Ridge on the Outer Banks to Clingman’s Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains, will take you on many adventures.

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Beauty Here

Experience how beautiful a trip to North Carolina can be. Whether it’s a vast, pristine beach or a quiet mountain hideaway, beauty is here to embrace and uplift you.

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Fall Fun at the Farm

Fall Fun at the Farm

Pick your own apples and pumpkins, and enjoy fall activities - from hayrides to corn mazes - at farms across North Carolina.

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