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From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with military history.
Choose from more than 400 golf courses across North Carolina, but during the summer heat you may want to tee off in the cool air of our mountains.
Our 300 miles of pristine beaches offer coastal towns, outdoor adventure, serene settings and fun for the whole family.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, award-winning restaurants, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
Travel to the Asheville area and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
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Coloring the edges.
Escape the hustle and bustle for some camping.
Follow the trails of leaves.
See color, birds, turtles and more.
Middle and lower elevation areas are beginning to pop with color.
For exciting activities in, on or above the water, our shores offer pristine beaches, expansive marshes, depths to dive and skies to fly.
There's no time like fall to sample seafood at events like the Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast and the North Carolina Oyster and Seafood festivals.
Soar through fall color on a zip line, wind among it on a historic train, float above it in a hot air balloon or uncork it at a local winery.
With National Folk Festival in Greensboro, Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, electronic mountain music and coastal jazz, you'll find a sound that suits you.
Several of #NCBeer’s leading minds on craft brews share which seasonal beers they’re most looking forward to enjoying this fall – and why you will, too.
Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
Show-stopping foliage, spirited music and irresistible fare add color and texture to fall in North Carolina.
There’s no better place to enjoy fall fruits and fun seasonal activities than our farms and orchards.
Tip a pint at Charlotte’s Oktoberfest; pair beer and bluegrass in Asheville; toast the Lighthouse Beer and Wine Festival in Wilmington and more.
Chase autumn colors from the mountains through urban centers to the coast on hikes that take advantage of each region’s distinct landscape.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at Childress, Raffaldini and Shelton vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
Cyclists are fond of our state because of the many scenic routes, bike tours, local clubs and annual rides that take you from the mountains to the coast.
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There’s plenty to do in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, including great golf that will make you feel smarter just by the connection to area universities.
Gather your best girlfriends for a trip that will leave you all rejuvenated, thanks to the epic scenery and activities in the mountains.
Visit pirate hideouts, skulk around the town Blackbeard called home, see where his sunken ship is submerged, and see where he met his violent end.
This three-day trip starts in Asheville and ends outside of Boone, featuring farm visits, local wine, farm-to-table dining, alpacas and more.
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.
Wilmington and Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches wait with gardens, shopping, great dining and plenty to do for the entire family.
These quirky, one-of-a-kind attractions are often their towns’ claims to fame, which is why you have to see them to believe.
In between rounds of golf in Beaufort, Morehead City and Emerald Isle, take strolls on quiet beaches, tour an old pirate ship or see wild horses roam.
Our state is home to iconic college teams, pro basketball, football, hockey and racing, and sports museums and halls of fame you can visit year-round.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
Rekindle your romance during a three-day weekend in Brevard, an itinerary filled with dining, arts, picnics, spas, river fun and visits to waterfalls.
Make a weekend of great music at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, local food at Raleigh City Farm and plow-to-pint beer at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham.
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From peach picking on the coast, to cutting Christmas trees in the mountains, to sipping wine at a vineyard, the state is full of farm fresh fun.
Hop aboard this specialty car on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in Bryson City. The five-hour, scenic trip entertains you with a sampling of local cheeses, fine wines and dinner.
Just when you think a place holds all the magic it can, nature adds even more brilliance. Let our fall colors take you flying, driving, hiking and fishing all set against stunning backdrops.
Visit Wilmington in February for one of the country's oldest traditional jazz festivals, with styles including early jazz, Dixieland, New Orleans and…
Hunt for ghosts on Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, and at Korner's Folly in Kernersville.
This award-winning museum is home to a world-class collection including 30 Rodin sculptures, a center for special exhibitions and a 164-acre Museum Park.
Tastings and tours are offered daily at North Carolina’s largest winery, located in Rose Hill. And on Saturdays, guests flock here to the live music series in the afternoon and murder mystery dinner…
The Yadkin Valley just west of Winston-Salem is a designated wine region featuring beautiful scenery, lush vineyards and more than 30 wineries.
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Whitewater rafting and canoeing on the scenic Watauga River. Local outfitter: Edge of the World Outfitters,…
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Region: High Country
British arts and crafts and antique Persian carpets.
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Boiling Spring Lakes
Located in Boiling Spring Lakes on more than 6000 acres, this preserve includes a bounty of rare flora and fauna.
Region: Brunswick Islands
Beautiful small park with fountain and memorial to Polk County war veterans. Picnic tables, water tap. This is the site…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Farmers sell home-grown vegetables and fruits and locally-produced products; open seasonally.
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Handmade & custom earrings, braclets, pendants and rings.
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
At Atlantic Brew Supply, we hope that you will make us your home for all your professional craft brew hardware needs.…
Originally a Confederate museum, the museum now houses artifacts related to the community at home and at work,…
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The Columbia Theater Cultural Resources Center (CTCRC) is housed in the old Columbia Theater built in 1938 by German…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Indulge in the cleansing and rejuvenating therapies of our Ayurvedic day spa packages, or enjoy a deep therapeutic…
Region: Asheville & the Foothills
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