Lake Lure, site of Baby and Johnny's practice lift in ‘Dirty Dancing’
Inn at Rodanthe, star of the Nicholas Sparks adaptation ‘Nights in Rodanthe’
Mount Airy, the real-life inspiration of Mayberry in 'The Andy Griffith Show'
A curve in Grandfather Mountain where a 'Forrest Gump' scene was filmed
Hell's Kitchen in Wilmington, of ‘Dawson’s Creek’ fame
Henry River Mill Village, District 12 stand-in for ‘The Hunger Games’
Ira’s House in the Wilmington Historic District, as seen in Nicholas Sparks’ ‘The Longest Ride’
'Shallow Hal' and 'Homeland' both used Freedom Park in Charlotte during filming
Downtown Sylva, featured in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’
TV & Film
Worthy of a standing ovation
North Carolina has served as the set for hundreds of well-known movies and TV shows. Take a tour to see sites that played starring roles, make plans to attend annual events that pay homage to classics, and get the inside scoop on where stars ate, stayed and played while in town.