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Recent North Carolina reviews

  • Amazing in Every Way!

    "We were looking for a family mountain getaway with friends and we could not have been more pleased with Wiley's Place! Lori was so easy to work with, answering all of our questions and made the planning simple and stress-free. As others mentioned - if you're looking to get away, you will really get away here - no quick trips down the road for milk or bread! The drive up the mountain is not easy (AWD would have served us well, but our family wagon made it). But, wow! The view was well worth it! The cabin itself was homey, simple and welcoming. Lori's artwork was lovely and we appreciated the personal touches. We had a full house, but had plenty of room for adults, kids and a dog to enjoy. The kids adored running around outside and hiking up the road to find flowers, climb rocks and explore. An absolute gem of a place that made for a perfect long weekend! We will definitely be back!"
    Guest: Leslie Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • Beautiful!!!!

    "My husband and I stayed here for our 1 year anniversary and it was gorgeous. You literally wake up IN THE CLOUDS! Its perfect location to Maggie Valley, not even 10 mins to town. We had a absolute wonderful time. The drive up to the house is NOT for big trucks and 4 wheel drive is a MUST. The only Con was no A/C but theres always a good breeze to cool you off."
    Guest: The McNeils Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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  • Amazing Home, Close To Everything, Great Place for Golfers

    "Had a group of 8 golfers celebrating a birthday. We stayed for 4 nights and couldn't have been more impressed with the place right from the get-go. We spent many evenings having some cocktails and settling some last bets on the ping pong table. The whole upstairs was a wonderful treat. And a great big dining room table to discuss the shots, and missed shots of the day. I highly recommend this house for a rental, it was wonderful. Also had no problem booking #8 and we took care of the rest. Was nice to sit out on some large patios after we had endured back home such a long winter."
    Guest: Dave S. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
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  • Best beach house I've stayed at in my entire life!

    "This is the best beach house I've stayed at in my entire life! The space is perfectly planned out to efficiently fit three bedrooms and two baths, plus plenty of living space and kitchen counter top space for slicing, dicing and cooking. Last but not least, just a few short steps to the ocean. Most well equipped home, especially the kitchen, that I've ever seen. Nicer kitchen knives than I have at home! Great supplies already provided to help get you started before you can make it to the grocery store. Tons of items already there for the beach including an umbrella and toys. Very modern appliances. Everything is extremely new and clean throughout the home. We also loved the outdoor shower under the house. Never even used the indoor showers all week! Can't wait to come back next year, this time for two weeks!"
    Guest: KPR Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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North Carolina Travel Tips

North Carolina is a gorgeous coastal state with an interesting history, plenty of nature and many awesome sites for travelers. Here are some of the top things to do and see during your travels to the Tarheel State:

Raleigh

North Carolina’s capital and second-largest city is known as The City of Oaks for its abundance of oak trees, and there’s plenty to do and see here:

Museums

Check out the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for interesting exhibits and a peek at scientists at work in the Nature Research Center. The North Carolina Museum of Art is another free gem. See works spanning 5,000 years back and let the kids explore sculptures in the surrounding nature trails at Museum Park. The fountains in the beautiful Rodin Courtyard are also a must-see. Visit North Carolina Museum of History, also free, to see the state’s story from 18th century clay pottery to the Wright Brothers’ historic flights. The Marbles Kids Museum isn’t free but has plenty of interactive exhibits for learning through play, including a near-life-size chess game, a faux pizza shop and a massive pirate ship replica.

Nature

- Take a walk among the flowers at the JC Raulston Arboretum or the Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden. The acres and acres of blooms, plants and hiking trails at the North Carolina Botanical Garden in nearby Chapel Hill are also a must-visit.

- Ride the train and carousel and rent paddle boats in Pullen Park, just east of North Carolina State’s north campus.

- Go bicycling, hiking and horseback riding in Umstead State Park in northwest Raleigh.

- Hike Bobbitt Hole Trail or kayak on a rushing river in 3900 acres of hills, oaks and scenic beauty in Eno River State Park.

Charlotte

North Carolina’s largest city is the home of NASCAR’s Hall of Fame, and there’s plenty to do and see in the Queen City:

What to Do

- Go wild at the 105-acre Carowinds water and theme park, which has something for everyone.

- Engage in hands-on science and technology projects and see a science-themed documentary at Discovery Place in Uptown.

- Stroll in scenic, 98-acre Freedom Park and be on the lookout for beautiful butterflies and birds.

- Be adventurous! Visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center to go whitewater rafting on the nearby Catawba River, zipline or take a ropes course through the trees and try your hand - or rather feet - at stand-up paddleboarding.

- Spend time with the kids at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center. It’s technically a library, but there are toys, exhibits, computer games and a theater. Check the schedule and buy tickets to one of many excellent traveling theater companies’ shows.

- Bike near the creek in scenic and relaxing Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

- Catch a Carolina Panthers NFL game at Bank of America Stadium.

What to See

- Check out the massive collection of art at the Mint Museum in Uptown. One of the most interesting exhibits is the collection of American and European textiles and costumes.

- Pay a visit to Carolina Raptor Center in northwest suburb Huntersville to learn about raptors - the hawk-like bird, not the dinosaur - and meet some of the resident orphan or injured raptors.

- Learn about African American history, art and culture at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Culture.

- Take a hike and look for creatures native to North Carolina at the McDowell Nature Center and Preserve.

- See early planes up close and learn the history of flight and North Carolina’s important role in it at the Carolina Aviation Museum

- View exhibits about Charlotte’s post-Civil War history at the Levine Museum of the New South.

Outer Banks

The Outer Banks are a popular visitor destination due to their natural beauty and shore location. Here are some excellent things to do and see on the Outer Banks:

- Take a lighthouse tour. Visit Cape Hatteras Lighthouse - the nation’s tallest - which had to be moved inland for preservation. On a cool day or during the early morning hours,climb to the top for gorgeous coastal views. Other lighthouses worth a visit include the one at Currituck Beach - supposedly haunted due to its dark history, the one on Bodie Island just south of Nags Head and Ocracoke Island’s lighthouse.

- Hit the miles of beautiful beaches! Frisco Beach on Hatteras Island is one of the best. Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head is a great place to climb the dunes and watch the sunset and Currituck Beach is perfect for sunbathing and horseback riding.

- Learn about the area’s history of shipwrecks - and even see some remnants - at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on Hatteras Island. The structure itself is worth a view as it was made from part of an old boat’s hull.

- Stroll through the marine forest on the wooden boardwalk of the Estuarine Nature Walk in Corolla.

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