Explore NC
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is one of Explore NC.

1. North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

9.1
1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC
Aquarium · 34 tips and reviews
North Carolina Maritime Museum is one of Explore NC.

2. North Carolina Maritime Museum

8.6
315 Front St (at Turner St.), Beaufort, NC
Museum · 10 tips and reviews
Cape Lookout Lighthouse is one of Explore NC.

3. Cape Lookout Lighthouse

7.7
Cape Lookout National Seashore, Core Banks, NC
Lighthouse · 5 tips and reviews
Wright Brothers National Memorial is one of Explore NC.

4. Wright Brothers National Memorial

9.0
US-158 (mile post 7.5), Kill Devil Hills, NC
Monument / Landmark · 37 tips and reviews
Jennette's Pier is one of Explore NC.

5. Jennette's Pier

7223 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC
Pier · 20 tips and reviews
Jockey's Ridge State Park is one of Explore NC.

6. Jockey's Ridge State Park

9.4
at W Carolista Dr., Nags Head, NC
Park · 43 tips and reviews
Corolla, NC is one of Explore NC.

7. Corolla, NC

Corolla, NC
Neighborhood · 38 tips and reviews
Wildwater's  Nantahala Gorge Adventure Center is one of Explore NC.

8. Wildwater's Nantahala Gorge Adventure Center

10345 US Hwy 19/74, Bryson City, NC
Other Great Outdoors · 1 tip
Museum of the Cherokee Indian is one of Explore NC.

9. Museum of the Cherokee Indian

8.8
589 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
History Museum · 8 tips and reviews
Blue Ridge Parkway is one of Explore NC.

10. Blue Ridge Parkway

9.1
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC
National Park · 22 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: Pack a camera & enjoy an awesome road trip. 469 miles of amazing views, picnic sites, hiking trails & eclectic shops await. Need to stretch your legs? Try the hike back to Crabtree Falls (MP 340).

Discovery Place is one of Explore NC.

11. Discovery Place

8.9
301 N Tryon St (7th St), Charlotte, NC
Science Museum · Fourth Ward · 51 tips and reviews
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is one of Explore NC.

12. North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

9.4
11 W Jones St (at N Salisbury St), Raleigh, NC
Science Museum · Central Raleigh · 58 tips and reviews
Chimney Rock State Park is one of Explore NC.

13. Chimney Rock State Park

8.8
431 Main St (Hwy 64/74A), Chimney Rock, NC
Park · 41 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: The hiking is superb and so is the rock climbing. Instructors are on hand to teach you. Explore the waterfalls and try to find the one where they filmed "The Last of the Mohicans".

North Carolina Zoo is one of Explore NC.

14. North Carolina Zoo

9.2
4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC
Zoo · 51 tips and reviews
Grandfather Mountain is one of Explore NC.

15. Grandfather Mountain

9.4
2050 Blowing Rock Hwy, Linville, NC
Mountain · 29 tips and reviews
Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is one of Explore NC.

16. Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

9.2
1 Battleship Rd, Wilmington, NC
Boat or Ferry · 26 tips and reviews
U.S. National Whitewater Center is one of Explore NC.

17. U.S. National Whitewater Center

9.5
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC
Rafting · 119 tips and reviews
NASCAR Hall of Fame is one of Explore NC.

18. NASCAR Hall of Fame

8.8
400 E Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, NC
Museum · Second Ward · 72 tips and reviews
Linville Falls is one of Explore NC.

19. Linville Falls

9.0
Linville Falls, NC
Scenic Lookout · 7 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: This spot offers offers gorgeous waterfalls, hiking trails and spectacular views. Try Wiseman’s View, Table Rock, Hawksbill Mountain and Shortoff Mountain for the best views of Linville Gorge.

Blue Moon is one of Explore NC.

20. Blue Moon

7.2
119 Queen St, Beaufort, NC
New American Restaurant · 6 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: A hidden gem with a quaint, cozy atmosphere. Located in a former home just one block from the waterfront, Blue Moon serves up fresh seafood, steaks and more. Enjoy your meal, and don't forget dessert! Read more.

Corolla, NC is one of Explore NC.

21. Corolla, NC

Corolla, NC
Neighborhood · 38 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: Did you know Corolla is home to 120+ wild horses? These descendants of Spanish mustangs have been here 400+ years. Find them on the northernmost beaches, but remember: Stay 50' away and do not feed!

Full Moon Cafe & Brewery is one of Explore NC.

22. Full Moon Cafe & Brewery

8.2
207 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, NC
Café · 38 tips and reviews

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: This spot added the Full Moon Brewery in 2011. It offers three of its own beers, including one called The Lost Colony in honor of America's greatest mystery, which vanished from nearby Roanoke Island.

The Tavern In Old Salem is one of Explore NC.

23. The Tavern In Old Salem

8.1
736 S Main St (at West St SW), Winston-Salem, NC
American Restaurant · Old Salem · 23 tips and reviews
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of Explore NC.

24. Old Salem Museums & Gardens

9.4
600 Old Salem Rd (at S Main St), Winston-Salem, NC
Historic Site · Old Salem · 12 tips and reviews
Historic Bethabara Park is one of Explore NC.

25. Historic Bethabara Park

8.0
2147 Bethabara Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
History Museum · Bethabara · 7 tips and reviews
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is one of Explore NC.

26. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

9.2
46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC
Lighthouse · 32 tips and reviews
Carolina Panthers Ticket Office is one of Explore NC.

27. Carolina Panthers Ticket Office

7.9
800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC
General Entertainment · Third Ward · 1 tip
Carolina Panthers Team Store is one of Explore NC.

28. Carolina Panthers Team Store

8.5
800 S Mint St (Bank of America Stadium), Charlotte, NC
Gift Shop · Third Ward · 6 tips and reviews
Bank of America Stadium is one of Explore NC.

29. Bank of America Stadium

9.4
800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC
Football Stadium · Third Ward · 190 tips and reviews
High Rock Outfitters is one of Explore NC.

30. High Rock Outfitters

Lexington, NC
Bar · No tips or reviews
Duplin Winery is one of Explore NC.

31. Duplin Winery

8.0
505 N Sycamore St, Rose Hill, NC
Winery · 14 tips and reviews