Kayaking in the Brunswick Islands
The salt marshes and blackwater creeks of the southernmost coast are paradise for paddlers who enjoy kayaking diverse and ever-changing habitats.
Asheville skipped the urban renewal process that stripped the character from many downtowns. Its rich architectural legacy is a mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles.
The fun, lively vibe coursing through tree-lined streets packed with funky cafes and pubs. Endless hot spots and historical treasures, and incredible area-wide celebrations.
A tour of historic homes gives a unique glimpse of Winston-Salem's early years.
Marbles Kid's Museum - Raleigh
Kids connect, communicate, create and learn through extraordinary adventures in play & dozens of interactive exhibits.
Historic Yates Mill County Park
The 174-acre park includes the last operable water-powered gristmill in Wake County & on the National Register of Historic Places. Located near Raleigh.
Museum of Natural Sciences
The Southeast's largest natural history museum offers four floors of exhibits including the world's most complete Acrocanthosaurus dinosaur. Located in Raleigh.
Horizons Dining Room
Located in Asheville's historic Grove Park Inn. Featuring American classic cuisine using local ingredients, a world-class wine list & exceptional service.
Bryson City in Swain County is considered the Gateway to the Smoky Moutains and outdoor adventure.
Great Wolf Lodge Water Park
Located in Concord. 80,000 square feet of jaw-dropping slides plus zero-depth entry areas for the little ones.
Discover big seaside attractions, like Fort Fisher State Historic Site and the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher with more than 2,500 animals are on display, from sharks to sea turtles to colorful reef creatures.
Explore the city's National Register Historic District, which spans 230-plus blocks of churches, classic architecture, moss-draped live oaks, and antebellum homes. Excellent dining and shopping options.
Durham's Unique Shopping
There are many one-of-a-kind shops in Durham filled with funky, unique and local merchandise.
This town was named one of the world’s best surf towns by National Geographic & is the perfect place to practice all watersports.
aka OBX is a special place. They say that once you get a little Outer Banks sand in your shoes and some saltwater in your blood, you'll want to move out here for good.
Unique venues abound in Charlotte. These capture all styles and event themes - from the cultured arts to professional sports arenas to historical sites.
Old Edwards Inn & Spa
A European style retreat located in Highlands, NC - great shopping, dining, arts, culture and spectacular outdoor scenery and recreation.
Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst Resort
A majestic century-old hotel with its signature copper cupola and sweeping verandas make you feel as though you've stepped back in time.
Greater Raleigh Beer Scene
Raleigh has several craft breweries and brew pubs. Add a brewery tour to your next visit to Raleigh.
A colorful and creative community where diverse and passionate people come together to shape a better world, and a place that visitors and residents find enriching, accepting, and engaging.
An extraordinary beach town that’s curiously entertaining! An original beachside boardwalk, a state park, miles of alluring beach, world-class fishing and interesting one-of-a kind events and festivals.
Brunswick Islands contain both the oldest and newest lighthouses in the state. Old Baldy Lighthouse is the oldest in the state(1817). Oak Island Lighthouse is the newest (1958).
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
This scenic rail excursion goes from Bryson City through the beautiful countryside of Western North Carolina.