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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.
Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Pamper yourself at AAA 5 Diamond Hotels, explore art, history and science museums, and drink and dine in the Tastiest Town in the South.
This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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.
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.
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.
From Currituck County south to Hatteras, outstanding designers have shaped wind-whipped courses that hug the water and marshlands here.
Women will find our courses welcoming and friendly, with many going to great lengths to create playing conditions both suitable and challenging.
North Carolina is a leader in multi-day golf schools with proven reputations for producing results.
North Carolina offers a variety of biking options, from flat, easy rides along scenic beaches to rugged climbs up steep mountain trails.
In the Piedmont, you can play one afternoon among the pines of the Sandhills and the next morning walk a fairway framed by towering hardwoods.
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.
A number of proudly mature courses in the “Home of American Golf" and around the state’s Piedmont region regularly attract admirers.
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.
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 North Carolina Golf Panel annually ranks the state’s top courses to help guide your choices when you come here to test your skills.
This area is home to 30-plus golf courses designed by the game’s greatest architects and renowned for quality, condition and playability.
From Neese's sausage to Lexington barbecue, local craft beer to Cheerwine, these essentials make a great tailgate regardless of your home team.
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.
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.
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.
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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Kick cabin fever with a range of winter activities in the mountains like hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even ice climbing.
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.
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.
The Charlotte area, from its trendy neighborhoods and bustling city center to surrounding quaint towns, offers a variety of golfing and social activities.
From white-knuckle roller coasters to whitewater rafting, this four-day tour in and around Charlotte is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
See some of our great film sites and performing arts venues while enjoying the history of their picturesque settings in this five-day itinerary.
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.
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.
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.
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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
Western North Carolina's snow sports range from family-friendly to ultimate adventure
The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte
Wrightsville Beach hosts the Carolina Cup Paddleboard Race in April
Donald Ross designed more than 400 courses, but only Pinehurst No. 2 was his home. See more »
The Nantahala River near Bryson City hosted the Canoe Freestyle World Championships in 2013
Nags Head Golf Links is an 18-hole Scottish-style championship course by Bob Moore
The steady winds on the Outer Banks make it one of the planet's best places for kiteboarding
The course at ZipQuest in Fayetteville is designed for families and thrill-seekers alike. See more »
Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the nation's most famous Minor League Baseball team
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.
Explore Richard Childress Racing team shops and get hands-on at the RCR Museum – home to more than 30 Dale Earnhardt cars – in Welcome.
Bald Head Island offers visitors a rich maritime world, from pristine beaches and sea turtles to Old Baldy Lighthouse.
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.
Take zip line tour through the trees on eight zip lines, 16 tree platforms, three sky bridges and three spiral staircases.
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.
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The 18-hole course at Sapphire National Golf Club features 6,147 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70.
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Region: Smoky Mountains & Cherokee
Located just minutes from downtown Statesville, Lakewood Golf Club is easily accessible from either Interstate 40 or…
Region: Charlotte Region
Voted toughest public course. Voted best neighborhood golf course by Charlotte’s Best magazine in 1997. Yardmark…
Regions: Piedmont, Charlotte Region
Challenging, fun, non residential subdivision golf course with lakes, woods and many natural areas.
Regions: Piedmont, Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle
Home of the Curtis Strange Shrine Golf Classic. Site of 1992 and 1993 PGA Tour Qualifying School. Championship (6,924…
Regions: Coast, Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds
Located just 40 minutes from downtown Charlotte,or 45 minutes from the Triad. In 2001, GolfCarolina.com, a…
North Carolina magazine listed Boone Golf Club as one of the top ten best public golf courses in North Carolina in…
Regions: Mountains, High Country
Regulation Par 36, 9 hole course, with 3 sets of tees. Driving Range, 300 yds, long grass and mat tees.
Region: Topsail Area
Kilmarlic Golf Club sits among 605 acres of maritime forest and sprawling wetlands and balances the harmony of…
Regions: Coast, Outer Banks & Currituck
Course offers putting green, warm-up area, lessons, pro shop, clubhouse, snack bar and group outings.
Regions: Piedmont, Greensboro & Winston-Salem
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