North Carolina is present at a traveling radius of most North American cities. The state motto is Esse quam videri (To be, rather than to seem). It overflows with rural scenery and ultra-modern skyscrapers. The changing landscape gives you exciting opportunities to perform various activities. In the high Great Smoky mountain, you can hike, trek and do all sorts of adventurous activities. On the contrast, Chapel Hill will take you on a wild ride of partying in trendy clubs.
Things to do in North Carolina
The state of North Carolina is distinctly divided into three regions; first is the Coastal Plain, then Piedmont, followed by Mountains. The Coastal Plain is in the eastern part of the state. It has a vibrant Atlantic coastline, which gives this region stunning beaches. Next, comes Piedmont which has an urban atmosphere. The cities here are busy with education and business. You can still find thriving classic southern culture here.
The Western part of North Carolina holds the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. It shares contrasting natural features with Piedmont. Mountains area is studded with quaint little towns and rolling mountain ranges.
Raleigh is the capital city, and justifiably so. Exquisite Southern culture and important administrative institutions are based here. Boone is a student hub, near the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can enjoy the energetic young vibes along with adventure sports in Boone.
Charlotte is one of the large cities in the US. It is reckoned for its booming business sectors and crazy sports enthusiasts. New Bern is the cultural mecca of North Carolina. The ex-capital holds many remarkable landmarks like: Tyron Palace and the Historical Museum of North Carolina.
Furthermore, Chapel Hill, Durham, Greensboro are college and university towns. These places are perfect for partying and music lovers. Ashville is a quiet getaway in the mountains.
You can explore the Appalachian national scenic trail and Blue Ridge Parkway. Outer Banks is a unique location for digital nomads, the intimidating lighthouses, and roaming wild horses provide a stunning backdrop.
The must-see locations include Blandwood Mansion, Tryon Palace, Andy Griffith, The Biltmore Estate and The Lost Colony. And, Pisgah National Forest can be your family’s picnic spot.
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