Tar Heel State

North Carolina is a captivating natural habitat having astonishing mountains, beautiful beaches, hustling cities and coastlines. There are endless opportunities in North Carolina rough topography for hiking, forests to explore, historical cities to get knowledge and beach to get relaxed. Ashville is well known for artwork, Blue Ridge Mountains, Tree Top Adventure Park and Botanical Gardens. Moreover, Brevard is a romantic escape with lots of options including swimming, waterfalls, and Glass Rock. If you’re a museum lover then Winston-Salem is a good choice for you as it comprises of Korner’s Folly, Winston Cup museum, and Kaleideum Children museum. Moreover, Appalachian Mountains in Franklin are another small place to visit with mountain trails, and Performing Art Center. Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina with plenty of luxury hotels to relish an impeccable vacation. Similarly, Banner Elk offers skiing facility in its Sugar Mountain Resort and Skiing Mountain Resort.

Awesome places to visit in North Carolina

Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Nestled in the heart of Fayetteville, North Carolina, lies a tribute to courage, sacrifice, and the relentless pursuit of freedom—the Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM). As an ode to the brave souls who have served…

fall

Cape Lookout National Seashore

Take a boat trip three miles off-shore to the islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Here you can enjoy remote beaches, watch wild horses and other wildlife, or visit one of the historic districts. Be sure…

spring

Cataloochee Ski Area

Visit Cataloochee Ski Area this season and experience southern hospitality on the slopes. For generations of snow-loving families, Cataloochee is a winter tradition, and with good reason. Our winter playground is nestled in the Great Smoky…

winter

Ghost Town in the Sky

Nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains in Maggie Valley, Ghost Town in the Sky is Western North Carolina’s first family theme park. Featuring a mile-high roller coaster, staged gunfights, live music and shows,…

summer

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcounty hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in…

fall

Hawksnest Ski & Golf Resort

North Carolina Skiing - at its best! On Friday and Saturday Nights, the ultimate ski session in the South is Nighthawk! The happening spot for skiing lights up for late night!

winter

Islands and Beaches of Brunswick County

Peace and harmony await you on the Islands and Beaches of Brunswick County, North Carolina. While other beach towns have seen an explosion of clutter and traffic in recent years, the Brunswick Islands has managed to…

summer

Moores Creek National Battlefield

"King George and Broadswords! shouted loyalists as they charged across partially dismantled Moores Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776. Just beyond the bridge nearly a 1,000 North Carolina patriots waited quietly with cannons and muskets poised…

spring

Morehead Planetarium

At Morehead Planetarium and Science Center you can experience dazzling multimedia star shows, varied exhibits, year-round programming for all ages and stellar shopping at the Infinity Gift Shop.

fall

National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame

The National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame, Inc. was officially opened in 1976. A prime example of Victorian architecture, it is one of the most photographed stations in the eastern United States and is representative…

spring

Natural Science Center

Treat yourself to a hands-on museum and planetarium offering fun for the whole family. Roam through the Dinosaur Gallery and come face-to-face with a 36 foot Tyrannosaurus rex model. Discover Earth's masterpieces in the Gem and…

fall

North Carolina Zoo

North Carolina Zoo is nationally recognized as one of the nation’s finest zoos. It was the first American zoo designed from its inception around the "natural habitat" philosophy--presenting animals and plants in exhibits that closely resemble…

summer

Paramount's Carowinds

We've got the most hair-raising rides, the wettest water park, the most sizzling stage shows, and tons of other cool stuff everyone can enjoy. Paramount's Carowinds is 108 acres of ultimate entertainment for the entire family!

summer

Reed Gold Mine

Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. From this discovery, gold mining spread gradually to nearby counties and eventually into other southern states. Portions of the underground…

fall

Scaly Mountain

Scaly Mountain Outdoor Sports Park is a friendly, fun, family-oriented resort offering snow tubing only. Thousands of families have come to enjoy snow tubing at Scaly Mountain and we would like you to come join us.…

winter

SciWorks

At SciWorks, it's fun to learn about science. Travel through the solar system under the dome of our state-of-the-art planetarium. Come face-to-face with river otters and other animals indigenous to North Carolina in our 15-acre Environmental…

spring

Sugar Mountain Resort

Sugar Mountain Resort is located in Avery County, North Carolina with 115 acres of ski and snowboard terrain and the most vertical feet in North Carolina at 1,200 ft. Other activites include tubing and snowshoeing.

winter

Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe

When you think summer, think Wet ‘n Wild. The largest water park in both the Carolinas is the place to cool off, get sun and have fun. With over 36 rides and attractions, there's something for…

summer

Wolf Ridge Ski Resort

When you ski or snowboard at Wolf Ridge Ski Resort you’ll enjoy unmatched views, crisp mountain air, well-groomed slopes and some new places to explore at Western North Carolina’s top-rated ski slope. Formerly Wolf Laurel Slopes,…

winter

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, where after four years of experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights in 1903. With courage and perseverance…

spring