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Recent North Carolina reviews

  • Just what we needed

    "We were looking for a house large enough to comfortably sleep 11 and accommodate ages from 4 to 77. Having the pool provided contained swimming for the younger children while the ocean provided waves and fun for the older kids. The elevator was a godsend for my father who suffers from COPD. He was able to join in on all the fun with the grand kids! The house itself was well maintained and had everything we needed. I appreciated not having to worry about linens and having tons of extra beach towels was great. The washer and drying helped keep us in clean clothes and towels. The owners were close, easy to reach and very helpful but never "hovered". The area is quiet but the basics are in short driving distance including ice cream and mini-golf. We would happily stay at this property again and recommend it to other travelers."
    Guest: Linda B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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  • We loved it!! This beautiful house is located on the beach and is well cared for and managed.

    "Four families stayed in May 2014 and fit comfortably into this spacious luxurious house. The management was fantastic and when we thought we had a problem with the internet (which was due to user error) they responded promptly. Highly recommend this rental and enjoyed the ocean view of the quiet beach with easy access to the nearby boardwalk activities. It has elevator access for disabilities, comfortable beds, and up to date appliances. Five star property!"
    Guest: Michelle D. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • Comfortable Home

    "We loved this home. It was clean and neat with everything you will need. A well stocked kitchen. Large, soft bath towels, and comfortable beds. There are books and magazines to read. TV's in bedrooms and family room. It is on a quiet street which provides a nice hike right outside the front door. It is close to town. Only a 20 min. drive to a public golf course, Sky Valley. Shopping, hiking trails, waterfalls. So much to do. I enjoyed shopping at Smitten, featuring, local artist's work and Art Glass Creations, featuring fused glass. The Bascom Art Center is a free museum. The Nature Center was an easy hike, Whiteside Mountain was a hike that was fairly easy with beautiful views. Sept. in Highlands is a time with fewer crowds. No waits at restaurants and parking places available. This home provided a relaxing place to rest from the daily activities. So quiet and the night sky is beautiful."
    Guest: Pamela G. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 2014
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  • Beautiful Seclusion

    "There's something about being in a place where the next house can be spotted only at night, many miles away. We loved this cabin."
    Guest: harriet s. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 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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