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Unwind with a World-Famous Spa Experience

Native Americans first soaked in Hot Springs' 100-plus degree mineral water nearly 5,000 years ago. Today, Hot Springs Resort and Spa carries on the tradition with jacuzzi-style hot tubs providing a continuous flow of spring water; plus, stay at luxury suites.

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The 2017 North Carolina Travel Guide uses three different covers to reflect the diverse natural beauty found in the state’s mountain, Piedmont and coastal regions. Download the free 164-page guide or request a physical copy be sent by mail, and start making your travel plans.

Celebrate Black History Month Across North Carolina

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources offers museums and historic sites that depict the African American experience. Explore storytelling, tours, lectures covering African American culture, a living history program and more.

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