Do you have a trip to North Carolina on your bucket list? From the Appalachian Mountains to the Crystal Coast, North Carolina is one of the most stunning states in the country. Set your dates, make a budget, power up your GPS and get ready for a trip of a life time. Take these recommendations from the travel experts to ensure your trip to North Carolina is a huge success filled with memories to last a life time!
Start your journey in the stunning college town of Asheville, North Carolina nestled in the scenic Appalachian Mountain range. You won’t want to miss a tour of what was once our nation’s largest private home, Biltmore Estates. Take advantage of the awesome deals offered by Groupon coupons and enjoy discounted admissions fees for the whole family. Asheville boasts more micro-breweries than any city on the east coast. If you’re a beer aficionado, be sure to take time for some serious sampling.
Continue your tour east to the Piedmont Triad towns of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. Once known predominantly for textiles, tobacco and furniture, the Triad is now a bustling center of universities, vibrant down town and some of the best BBQ in the state. A trip to Stameys BBQ won’t disappoint! Enjoy a multitude of stunning parks and a never ending stream of outdoor concerts.
Head east to the state’s capital, Raleigh, and explore the capital and legislature buildings as well as some of the top museums in the state. Marvel at the architecture downtown and don’t miss the stunning Duke Gardens. Boasting some of the country’s top universities, the Triangle towns of Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham also enjoy major sports teams and some of the nation’s intense college basketball rivalries.
Finish up your journey on the stunning beaches of the Crystal Coast – Emerald Isle, Pine Knoll Shores and Atlantic beach. A trip to the State’s aquarium is a must. Pull out the beach chairs and beach chairs, marvel at the white sand beaches and reflect on your amazing jouorney across the state of North Carolina.