North Carolina Essential Info

Overview

Got Carolina on your mind? There's tons of reasons to visit! Enjoy the waves at the Outer Banks, get a stunning view of the Great Smoky Mountains along the Blue Ridge Parkway, slip down the Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest, and if you need a place to stay, you can't go wrong in any of the state's quaint little towns like Asheville, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, Wilmington or Charlotte (just to name a few).

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Best Time To Go

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Apr-May, Sep-Oct

Fun Facts

  1. The first successful completed flight of a mechanically propelled airplane by the Wright borthers was over the sands of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. on December 17, 1903.
  2. In 1898, the first Pepsi was created and served in New Bern, North Carolina.
  3. The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, is the tallest lighthouse in the United States.
  4. The Biltmore Estate, the largest private house in the world with 250 rooms, is lcoated in Asheville, North Carolina.
  5. The site of America's first gold rush was in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

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