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Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Play a round at Nags Head Golf Links or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
North Carolina is a camper's paradise, whether you're looking to set up camp in the mountains, on the coast or in a state park near one of our urban cities.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
The breathtaking views at our coastal destinations are only rivaled by the aromas and tastes exuding from the wineries and breweries.
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North Carolina is a sports fan’s dream. Play golf statewide or watch the pros at two PGA events held here annually. In addition, Pinehurst Resort hosted the 2014 PGA Men’s and Women’s U.S. Open Championships. Minor League Baseball teams play throughout the state. This is the birthplace of NASCAR, and the speedway in Concord hosts three major race weekends a year. You'll also find a range of pro sports here, including football and basketball in Charlotte and hockey in Raleigh.
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Play a round at Pinehurst No. 2 or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Visit Charlotte Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Hall, and Childress, Petty and other team shops.
Root for the home team at NFL, NBA, NHL and Minor League Baseball games statewide.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local craft beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great tailgate regardless of your home team.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
Here, the name "Donald Ross" and golf are synonymous. Make a golf trip to Pinehurst, Asheville or Wilmington to experience the greens yourself.
The Brunswick Islands are the ideal place for a family vacation that includes golf, with more than 30 top-rated courses ready to welcome you.
Whether it’s a green guarded by boulders or a trout stream tumbling beside a fairway, golf is at its peak in the North Carolina mountains.
The Pinehurst Resort is the heart of the “Home of American Golf,” with nine courses always ready for golfers seeking history and challenge.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
Renowned designers have carefully carved courses along the water, dunes, marshlands and maritime forests of coastal North Carolina.
Experience the excitement of NASCAR not only at the track but also on Lake Norman, at the state's Auto Racing Hall of Fame and Red Rocks Café.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
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.
With mountain peaks, rolling hills and an abundance of waterfalls, North Carolina is a natural choice for zip lines day, night and year-round.
Women will find our courses welcoming and friendly, with many going to great lengths to create playing conditions both suitable and challenging.
The North Carolina Golf Panel annually ranks the state’s top courses to help guide your choices when you come here to test your skills.
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.
Here, water abounds on courses abutting the beach or bounded by marshes and maritime forests, and an ocean breeze is almost ever-present.
Test your driving distance when you take on two of the world’s longest golf holes – one in the Brunswick Islands and one in Black Mountain.
One of the country’s most historic college tournaments brings more than 20 basketball games and hundreds of parties and social events in late February.
Though the cars and settings vary, you’ll find racing excitement and a chance to watch NASCAR’s future stars at short tracks across North Carolina.
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The Charlotte area, from its trendy neighborhoods and bustling city center to surrounding quaint towns, offers a variety of golfing and social activities.
Kick cabin fever with a range of winter activities in the mountains like hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even ice climbing.
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.
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.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
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.
The Pinehurst area is steeped in golf history and tradition, but it’s also a place with deep historic roots dating as far back as the mid-1700s.
From white-knuckle roller coasters to whitewater rafting, this four-day tour in and around Charlotte is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
You'll find many things we're famous for near Asheboro and Lexington, including the Childress and Petty racing museums, the North Carolina Zoo and barbecue.
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The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
Wrightsville Beach is a top surfing spot for beginners and pros alike
Tryon International Equestrian Center hosts free events, including horse shows, festivals and concerts. See more »
Bank of America Stadium, in Uptown Charlotte, is home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. See more »
Donald Ross designed more than 400 courses, but only Pinehurst No. 2 was his home. See more »
The course at ZipQuest in Fayetteville is designed for families and thrill-seekers alike. See more »
The Nantahala River near Bryson City hosted the Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 2013
North Carolina has an abundance of college and professional sports teams, and you’ll find memorabilia on display at halls of fame and collectors’ stores.
Explore Richard Childress Racing team shops and get hands-on at the RCR Museum – home to more than 30 Dale Earnhardt cars – in Welcome.
See how North Carolina offers a higher level of play with its natural beauty and meticulously maintained courses.
Here, golfers can choose from more than 30 scenic and challenging courses including Cape Fear National and the courses at Ocean Ridge Plantation.
When winter comes to North Carolina, head to the High Country for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.
On the northern Outer Banks, a round of golf includes beautiful scenery, ocean and sound views, and courses suited to both novice and professional golfers.
Bald Head Island offers visitors a rich maritime world, from pristine beaches and sea turtles to Old Baldy Lighthouse.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
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We are a full service hotel with 145 interior sleeping rooms, Crosby Restaurant & Sport Bar, outdoor pool, exercise…
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Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
Brand-new clubhouse opened Dec. 1998. Over-seeded with rye for tees, fairways and greens mid-Sept. for winter…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Very pretty 9-hole course located in Downtown Forest City. Common Burmuda fairways, crenshaw bent greens. Great course…
Regions: Mountains, Asheville & the Foothills
Brevofield features Crenshaw bent grass greens that are large and well-cushioned with undulation kept to a minimum,…
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Pinewild Country Club of Pinehurst is situated in the heartland of American golf. Here golf is more than a pastime -…
Regions: Piedmont, Pinehurst & Sandhills
18 holes, par 71, open Monday-Sunday 8am-7pm on 125 acres in historical Farmville.
Region: Inner Coastal Plain
Cherokee Hills is beautifully located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It is a very scenic and…
Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
We are a four-season destination featuring tubing -- snow tubing in winter season and summer tubing on artificial turf…
Regions: Mountains, Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Skybrook Golf Club is considered one of Charlotte’s best golf courses with beautiful rolling fairways and incredibly…
The 9-hole “Whiteville” course at the Whiteville Country Club facility in Whiteville, North Carolina features 3,190…
Regions: Coast, Inner Coastal Plain
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