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Our 300 miles of pristine beaches offer coastal towns, outdoor adventure, serene settings and fun for the whole family.
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.
From an early declaration of independence to modern-day Special Forces, North Carolina is overflowing with military history.
Travel to the Asheville area and you’ll find local charm and natural attractions, dozens of breweries, historic towns and festivals.
Explore America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and relics from Blackbeard’s infamous ship.
This urban area boasts arts, shopping, botanical gardens, award-winning restaurants, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and the home of NASCAR.
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Increased moisture should bring fall color this week.
Color is forming around Seven Devils.
Fall foliage begins to emerge as the weather cools down.
There are plenty of catches out of Hatteras.
Fort Macon State Park draws red drum.
Tip a pint at Charlotte’s Mecktoberfest; pair beer and bluegrass in Asheville; toast the Lighthouse Beer and Wine Festival in Wilmington and more.
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.
North Carolina has more wineries and breweries than you can keep track of. But you’d be remiss if you didn’t visit one of our emerging cideries.
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.
Chase autumn colors from the mountains through urban centers to the coast on hikes that take advantage of each region’s distinct landscape.
Show-stopping foliage, spirited music and irresistible fare add color and texture to fall in North Carolina.
Forget crowds, relish cooler air and warm water, and get a little sand in your shoes this fall on the beaches of North Carolina.
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.
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.
Celebrate the fall grape harvest at Childress, Raffaldini and Shelton vineyards and wine-tasting events from Charlotte to Bald Head Island.
There’s no better place to enjoy fall fruits and fun seasonal activities than our farms and orchards.
There are countless natural wonders in North Carolina, and you have to look no further than the beauty of our state and national parks, from spring to fall.
Summertime crowds are gone, but the appeal of this island on the North Carolina coast remains. See why you should experience Bald Head Island in the fall.
Masterminds hits theaters Sept. 30, bringing big stars and laughs. Take the experience to the next level by visiting the Asheville area where the movie was filmed.
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Wilmington and Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches wait with gardens, shopping, great dining and plenty to do for the entire family.
Plan a brewery vacation with this three-day tasting tour of local breweries and craft beer spots in Asheville, Charlotte and the Triangle.
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.
Rekindle your romance during a three-day weekend in Brevard, an itinerary filled with dining, arts, picnics, spas, river fun and visits to waterfalls.
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.
Gather your best girlfriends for a trip that will leave you all rejuvenated, thanks to the epic scenery and activities in the mountains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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…
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.
Grandfather Mountain is a sanctuary where guests can see wildlife, hike alpine trails and walk a Mile High Swinging Bridge.
Take the Blue Ridge Parkway to Milepost 328.3, where kids and families can enjoy apple picking, a butterfly garden, a bee hive and walking trails.
This aerial park, next to Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, will catch your eyes. And with a maze of cargo nets, aerial bridges, tight-rope walks and floating platforms, High Gravity Adventures will…
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