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Top 10 Places To Visit In North Carolina

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1. Topsail Island, NC.

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Looking for a clean & safe beach getaway? You've found your paradise. Skip the tourist attractions and enjoy the simple things: ocean waves, sandy feet, good food, & a great view. Unlike tourist spots such as Myrtle Beach - Topsail Island is family friendly & has a personalized touch. Not to mention that an AirBNB stay makes this trip super affordable! Check it out!

2. Asheville, NC.

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A big city with a small town vibe -- Asheville is the place to be. Art & nature focused, Asheville is home to the Western North Carolina Nature Center, the North Carolina Arboretum, and the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. All surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Need some more ideas? Check it out!

3. Boone, NC.

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Named after the American pioneer, Daniel Boone - this city is surrounded by the true beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Appalachian State University students enjoy this scenic view on a daily basis. Check out the Foggy Mountain Gem Mine or an Eco Tour while you're there! Check it out!

4. Elizabeth City, NC.

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EC is an ideal spot for any history buff! With six historic districts, Blackbeard and the Wright Brothers have legacies of frequenting this town. Delicious food, waterfront views, and history lessons? Grab a drink & go find some booty. Check it out!

5. Raleigh, NC.

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Any museum gurus out there? This one's for you. NC Museum of Art, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, NC Music of History. Need I say more? (Not to mention the phenomenal food options & an amazing downtown scene.) Check it out!

6. Blue Ridge Parkway, NC.

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Not much needs to be said to this one. I mean, the picture says it all. Enjoy a hiking tour or guided stand-up paddle board tour to feast on these beautiful views. Check it out!

7. Hanging Rock National Park, NC.

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Hosting a 73-site campground, a lake with canoe rentals, and more than 20 miles of hiking trails - you will not be disappointed with the sites of Hanging Rock. Check it out!

8. Charlotte, NC.

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The big city. The options are limitless in CLT - including the BB&T Ballpark, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Comedy City Tour Bus, Beyond the Grave Haunted History Tour....the list goes on. Food, music, sports, live entertainment - CLT has it all. Check it out!

9. Kitty Hawk, NC.

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Located on the Outer Banks, this is the Wright Brothers stomping grounds & where they were "First in Flight." With hiking, biking, paddling, and kayak trails - visitors will not be disappointed in the outdoor options of KH. If you love the ocean, this is your perfect weekend getaway this summer. Check it out!

10. Grandfather Mountain, NC.

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Well known for it's Mile High Swinging Bridge, visitors can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of Grandfather Mountain. Zip lining, snow tubing, gem mining & Grandfather's Vineyard and Winery are all on the "to do" list at GM. Check it out!

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