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Play a round at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville or one of our many other nationally recognized golf courses.
See our beaches by ferry or from atop one of our historic coastal lighthouses.
The rich cultures of North Carolina are depicted throughout our many museums and cultural institutions.
Take a stroll along beautiful beaches, enjoy shopping and dining, and see why Wilmington was voted “Best American Riverfront.”
This area is an outdoor playground, including some of the best camping, hiking, biking and fishing around.
The Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point are rich in culture, with destinations that include wineries, shopping, golf and dining.
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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.
Renowned designers have carefully carved courses along the water, dunes, marshlands and maritime forests of coastal North Carolina.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
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.
Women will find our courses welcoming and friendly, with many going to great lengths to create playing conditions both suitable and challenging.
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.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local craft beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great tailgate regardless of your home team.
The Pinehurst Resort is the heart of the “Home of American Golf,” with nine courses always ready for golfers seeking history and challenge.
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.
For the adventuresome golfer seeking something special, central North Carolina contains more than a few hidden gems.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
From Asheville to Zebulon, Minor League Baseball fans can enjoy a warm breeze, the crack of a bat, and dozens of our finest craft beers.
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, the name "Donald Ross" and golf are synonymous. Make a golf trip to Pinehurst, Asheville or Wilmington to experience the greens yourself.
Here, water abounds on courses abutting the beach or bounded by marshes and maritime forests, and an ocean breeze is almost ever-present.
The High Country offers some of the best mountain biking trails in the state. With peaks of 5,500 feet, the thrill of biking here is hard to beat.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Kick cabin fever with a range of winter activities in the mountains like hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even ice climbing.
From white-knuckle roller coasters to whitewater rafting, this four-day tour in and around Charlotte is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
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.
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 Charlotte area, from its trendy neighborhoods and bustling city center to surrounding quaint towns, offers a variety of golfing and social activities.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
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.
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.
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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 »
Wrightsville Beach is a top surfing spot for beginners and pros alike
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
Donald Ross designed more than 400 courses, but only Pinehurst No. 2 was his home. See more »
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
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.
When winter comes to North Carolina, head to the High Country for skiing, snowboarding, tubing, ice skating and snowshoeing.
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.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
You'll see stock cars and historical artifacts as well as exhibits dedicated to legendary drivers at this interactive museum in Charlotte.
Here, golfers can choose from more than 30 scenic and challenging courses including Cape Fear National and the courses at Ocean Ridge Plantation.
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.
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