Pick Your Favorite Place to Stay During Vacation

Pick Your Favorite Place to Stay During Vacation

Imagine waking up to views of the North Carolina mountains, like you'll find at cabins in Waynesville

Your next vacation might seem as if it can’t get here fast enough. And as you know, just as important as figuring out what to do is deciding where you will stay. When you plan a vacation or getaway in North Carolina, you’ll find a selection of hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, resorts, cabins and vacation rentals that’s unmatched. Happy booking.

Stay in Sophistication
Several new boutique hotels have opened across North Carolina, giving travelers more sophisticated lodging options than ever. Check out these nine boutique hotels, including The O'Neil in Kinston, and discover the cultural experiences that await during your next trip.

The O'Neil Hotel in Kinston

The O'Neil


Stay with the Fun
Oftentimes, there’s plenty of fun to be had without even leaving the grounds of your resort or lodge. These play-and-stay attractions, such as Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, allow you to ride the rides, play the games, shop until you drop or eat to your heart’s content; then, retreat to your overnight accommodations.

Great Wolf Lodge Howlin Tornado


For the Love of B&Bs
Booking your stay at a bed-and-breakfast is the first step toward experiencing the Southern charm of our state. Here are five popular B&Bs, providing the comforts of home in addition to romantic suites, charming front porches, pristine gardens and, of course, savory breakfast menus.

Hill House in Asheville


In the Lap of Luxury
When you make reservations at one of our world-class hotels and resorts, you’re often persuaded by the luxurious accommodations and full-service spas, like you'll find at Sanderling Resort on the Outer Banks. From the mountains to the coast of North Carolina, these 12 hotels have been recognized by AAA, Architectural Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and more.

Sanderling Resort Beach House guest room

Sanderling Resort


Man’s Best Friend Can Stay
Choosing a place to spend the night when you’re traveling or on vacation can get complicated when you have a dog or two in tow. Luckily, there are plenty of hotels, cabins and vacation rentals in North Carolina that welcome dogs as overnight guests. And some go above and beyond to make your pooch feel at home.

Dogwoods at Umstead Hotel

The Umstead Hotel and Spa


One-of-a-Kind Nights
You’re looking to get away, so why not stay somewhere that feels like nothing else you’ve experienced. Some unique inns can be found in our mountains, including: 1906 Pine Crest Inn, where writers F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway stayed; Fearrington House Inn, which mixes luxury with rustic farm life; and “the Pink Lady’s room” at Omni Grove Park Inn, where you could encounter a friendly ghost.

Pine Crest Inn

1906 Pine Crest Inn

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