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Recent North Carolina reviews

  • Awesome retreat

    "My gf and I stayed here for a great weekend. It's a very cozy place with more privacy than I was expecting from a townhouse. The views from the deck are amazing. It's about 15 minutes from Asheville and there are plenty of great hiking trails close by. Jeannie, the property owner was super sweet and helpful. I highly recommend the place; I would stay here again."
    Guest: Jake Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 22, 2015
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  • Low-Key, Great Location

    "We've stayed in fancy Duck houses and a couple that were below our standards. This house is just right. Really comfortable, well maintained, nicely equipped kitchen, great spa with pleasant outdoor seating. The Colony By the Sea pool - right by the beach, with bathrooms - is a great arrangement for a family. The bedrooms downstairs are small, but if your main purpose - like ours - was to be either outside or together in the common areas, that's a minor consideration. Janet the owner is friendly and helpful."
    Guest: Jim S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 2014
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  • Secluded home, short drive to Beaufort, Morehead City, and Atlantic Beach

    "The house was a great value and the manager of the property was very responsive and friendly. After notifying him that the coffee pot didn't work he very quickly came to the rescue with a brand new one. :) We enjoyed our stay and the ability to have our dogs with us. They enjoyed the docks and watching the crabs. Mosquito repellent is a must. Our favorite day was spent at Cape Lookout. The Island Express Ferry from Harker's Island to Cape Lookout allows leashed pets to ride for a $5 fee. (Adults $15, kids up to 11 $8) Saw wild horses from the ferry and enjoyed the beach with my daughter while my husband climbed the lighthouse. Queen Anne's Revenge Restaurant in Beaufort has a pet friendly patio seating area."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • Adorable home

    "Adorable, updated home with historic charm. Myself and my husband with our teenage boys stayed in this home for 4 nights. Modern kitchen with all amenities. Washer/Dryer and detergent. Large living and dining area. Watched movies on Netflix each night of our stay. Enjoyed a glass of wine in the outdoor grassy area one evening. We easily walked to a downtown restaurant one night. There are no sidewalks but I understand that plans exist to sidewalk Probart Street in the future. Our 14 year old said he did not want to leave Brevard, NC!"
    Guest: CC Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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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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