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List of Attractions in North Carolina

Beautiful North Carolina
Beautiful North Carolina

North Carolina is a state on the East Coast of USA. It is the tenth most populous of the 50 states of the United States of America. Its capital is Raleigh and the largest city is Charlotte. North Carolina is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east

North Carolina is a very beautiful state. It is blessed with scenic mountains, breath taking beaches, wonderful state parks and more. North Carolina has a wide range of elevations, from sea level on the coast to 6,684 feet (2,037 m) in the mountains. The coastal plains are strongly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the state falls in the humid subtropical zone.

North Carolina consists of three main geographic sections:

  • The Coastal Plain, which occupies the eastern 45% of the state
  • The Piedmont region, which contains the middle 35%
  • The Appalachian Mountains and foothills, western North Carolina

Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the most scenic Fall Parkways, starts from Virginia and covers miles of North Carolina. Fall is the best time to visit North Carolina. The Fall Color Change is marvelous. These are some of the beautiful places in North Carolina. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get started.

Attractions of Western North Carolina

  1. Chimney Rock State Park
  2. Blowing Rock
  3. Grandfather Mountain
  4. Blue Ridge Parkway Attractions
  5. Linville Waterfalls
  6. Linville Caverns
  7. Looking Glass Waterfalls
  8. Sliding Rock
  9. Hooker Falls
  10. Lake Lure
  11. Cradle of Forestry
  12. Pilot Mountain State Park
  13. Julian Price Memorial Park
  14. Crabtree Meadows and Falls
  15. Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains)
  16. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Charlotte and Piedmont Area Attractions

  1. Lake Norman State Park
  2. Hanging Rock State Park
  3. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
  4. Festival of Lights at Tanglewood
  5. Carolinas Aviation Museum
  6. Carowinds Theme Park
  7. Lazy 5 Ranch
  8. Charlotte Motor Speedway (Lowe’s Motor Speedway)

Coastal North Carolina Attractions

  1. Battleship North Carolina at Wilmington
  2. SouthPort Fort Fisher Ferry
  3. NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  4. Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort
  5. Southern NC Beaches

Fall Highlights

  1. Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Colors
  2. Pisgah National Forest
  3. Rough Ridge
  4. Linn Cove Viaduct
  5. Chestoa View Overlook
  6. Grandfather Mountain Overlook
  7. Places to visit in NC during Fall
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