…an enormous shopping mall with a large variety of retailers including Bass Pro Shops, NASCAR Speed Park, and Lego Shop.
Old Salem is a quiet community that was settled by the Moravian community and rich with North Carolina history. A Museum and garden is also featured here. It has been declared a National Historic Landmark
...Balded stone rises up above other features and creates a spectacular view from the top. A four mile loop hike will allow visitors to climb up the mountain and see a fascinating waterfall on the same trail.
…Small mountain communities with great local shops and restaurants. Also offer some quiet areas and terrific views. Located right along interstate 40 near Asheville. Visit my hubpages article
on Montreat, NC for more great info about Montreat.
…The official NASCAR Hall of Fame; honoring the best stock car racers of all time.
…you cannot beat the views from this majestic getaway. You can stay the night, but just a day exploring Pisgah is an awesome experience.
Explore science through a diverse zoological park and many cool exhibits.
…Great science museum with lots of hands on exhibits for children and adults of all ages. They also have an awesome IMAX dome theater.
…Can’t miss a visit to the State Capital Building; built in 1840, the 19th century architecture is beautiful.
…Ready for a little excitement? Carowinds has some of the biggest theme park rides in the southeast!
...Get miles of viewing distance from one of the most awesome rock formations on the east coast. Located in Rutherford County. http://www.chimneyrockpark.com/
...Experience the legacy of the Tar Heel State and learn about the great men and women who made North Carolina great. Traveling exhibits are always bringing new sights and sounds the museum. Check the website above to see what exhibits are currently on display.
…I don’t care if you’re into military history or not, you will not regret a visit to this massive vessel of war. Exploring the battleship on a tour or on your own is a really fascinating experience.
...This is a great place to spend the day or take the family camping. The facilities are top notch and there lots of cool trails leading to mountain vistas and a variety of waterfalls. A recreational lake, beach, museum, and theater (showing educational films) attract many visitors in summer months. The main landmark at the park is a large rock outcropping which you can climb with a 1 mile hike and see the landscape for miles. Not a far drive from Charlotte or the Greensboro area.
…The largest private estate in the US; surrounded by gardens and forests.
…Offers some of the most picturesque mountain views in the country. The scenes are beautiful and majestic.
…Located right along the North Carolina, Tennessee border, this peak is one of the tallest east of the Mississippi and has views of up to 100 miles on a good day.
…The most amazing place in North Carolina. The classic Carolina view!
North Carolina is a beautiful state to visit anytime of the year, but it is hard to beat the beauty of fall leaves on a picturesque landscape. The fall season also has the best weather with mild temperatures. Read my hubpages article
on seeing fall foliage in North Carolina to learn more!
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