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Best Tourist Attractions In North Carolina

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As mentioned in my previous articles I love travelling, being able to experience the many wonderful things around the world is a true passion of mine. I am going to talk about some of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina, and they definitely have something for the entire family to enjoy. I have been to North Carolina seven times, and definitely would love to go back one day. North Carolina is very beautiful in many ways, and is known to be the furniture capital of the world.

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Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park is located in Rutherford County, and is over eight thousand acres in size. The Chimney Rock State Park was opened in 2005, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. The Chimney Rock State Park is one of the most beautiful places in all of North Carolina, and it's definitely one tourist attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

I have been to the Chimney Rock State Park four times, and would absolutely love to go back one day. The Chimney Rock State Park has several different hiking trails throughout the area that people absolutely love, and the wildlife you will encounter is incredible. The Chimney Rock State Park has four hundred foot rock that acts as an overlook, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking.

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North Carolina Zoo

North Carolina Zoo is located in Randolph County, and is about twenty six acres in size. The North Carolina Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attraction for families in North Carolina, and was opened back in 1974. The North Carolina Zoo holds more than eighteen hundred animals, and holds some pretty incredible events throughout the year as well.

I have been to the North Carolina Zoo three times, and would absolutely love to go back one day. The North Carolina Zoo has several attractions that you will absolutely love, and it's not only a fun experience but very educational. The North Carolina Zoo has some awesome agriculture, and some of the tours they put on are definitely something to check out as well.

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Nascar Hall Of Fame

Nascar Hall of Fame is located in Charlotte, and was opened in 2010. The Nascar Hall of Fame was set in place to honour some of the most amazingly skilled NASCAR drivers, and many other crew workers who made NASCAR who they are. Nascar Hall of Fame is a tourist attraction more geared towards the adult generation, but there are kids who seem to love it as well.

I have only been to the Nascar Hall of Fame twice, and the history of it is absolutely incredible. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina, and it's definitely one I would highly recommend checking out. The Nascar Hall of Fame is about one hundred and fifty thousand feet in sizs, with four different floors, and is incredible in all sense of the means.

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Looking Glass Falls

Looking Glass Falls is located in the western part of North Carolina, and is sixty feet high. The Looking Glass Falls is one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina, and one of the most beautiful as well. The Looking Glass Falls has a pretty amazing hiking trail, and the scenery you will come across is absolutely breathtaking.

I have been to the Looking Glass Falls three times, and would absolutely love to go back one day. The Looking Glass Falls has the most amazing sunsets, and sets the scene to be incredibly romantic, so if you were on your honeymoon i highly encourage you to check this one out. The Looking Glass Falls also has some amazing wildlife you will come across, and it is also very well known for its ice climbing when the Falls freeze over the winter time.

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Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park is located in Carteret County, and was built back in 1826. The Fort Macon State Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. The Fort Macon State Park is four hundred and twenty four acres in size, and was built as part of the United States fortifications third system.

I have only been to the Fort Macon State Park twice, and definitely has a very rich type of history to it. The Fort Macon State Park has amazing scenery that you will absolutely love, and is one tourist attraction I highly recommend checking out. The Fort Macon State Park has many different hiking trails which are absolutely incredible, and the wildlife you will come across is amazing as well.

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North Carolina Museum Of Art

North Carolina Museum Of Art is located in Raleigh, and was opened back in 1956. The North Carolina Museum Of Art was actually the first Museum that opened in North Carolina, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina. North Carolina Museum Of Art is geared more towards the adult generation, but children seem to love it as well.

I have been to the North Carolina Museum Of Art four times, and would absolutely love to go back one day. The North Carolina Museum Of Art has over forty different galleries, and the rich history features over five thousand years of artistic work. The North Carolina Museum Of Art also has such an amazing architecture throughout the building, and is one tourist attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Pisgah National Forest

Pisgah National Forest is located in the western part of North Carolina, and was opened back in 1916. The Pisgah National Forest is over five hundred and ten thousand acres in size, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. The Pisgah National Forest is right by the mountains, and some of the scenery you will come across is absolutely breathtaking.

I have been to The Pisgah National Forest nine times, and loved it each and every time. The Pisgah National Forest has some of the most amazing wildlife you will have the chance to come across, but some of the hiking trails is definitely something you do not want to miss out on. The Pisgah National Forest holds tours which are pretty incredible, and some of the attractions within the area are quite amazing.

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Airlie Gardens

Airlie Gardens is located in Wilmington, and is about sixty seven acres in size. The Airlie Gardens was created back in 1886, and has grown to be one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina. The Airlie Gardens is not only an amazing Garden but it's also the home to hundreds of different trees, along with an incredible gallery and Chapel.

I have only been to the Airlie Gardens once, but would absolutely love to go back one day. The Airlie Gardens has the most amazing agriculture, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking. The Airlie Garden sets the scene to be extremely romantic, and if you are on your honeymoon this is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park

Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park is located in Boone Rock, and was opened back in 1957. The Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park is about two hundred acres in size, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. The Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park has a wild west type of theme to it, and is one tourist attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

I have been to the Tweetsie Railroad Ausement Park three times, and would love to go back one day. The Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park has a very unique train you can ride which is by far the most popular attraction within it, but also holds several rides, unique attractions, different live shows, and even a zoo. The Tweesie Railroad Amusement Park holds several events throughout the year, which are absolutely incredible, and have some pretty incredible agriculture as well.

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Jockey's Ridge State Park

Jockey's Ridge State Park is located in Dare County, and is four hundred and twenty seven acres in size. The Jockey's Ridge State Park was opened back in 1975, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. The Jockey's Ridge State Park is known to be the most popular Park in North Carolina, mainly because of its mass sand dunes.

I have been to the Jockey's Ridge State Park six times, and would absolutely love to go back one day. The Jockey's Ridge State Park has three different ecosystems, which in my opinion is pretty cool. The Jockeys Ridge State Park has several hiking trails which are truly amazing, and the scenery is absolutely breathtaking.

North Carolina holds a very special place in my heart, and is a beautiful beyond belief. North Carolina makes for a fantastic spot for a family vacation, and has something for the entire family to enjoy. These are some of the most popular tourist attractions within North Carolina that I have had the pleasure of experiencing first hand, and are ones I would definitely recommend checking out. If you have had the amazing opportunity to be able to travel through this amazing state, and would like to share your adventures with me, please leave a comment telling me all about them.

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Cristina Vanthul from Florida on December 22, 2020:

These are great attractions! North Carolina is indeed beautiful, filled with history, and filled with wonderful legends, too.