North Carolina is a southeastern state in the U.S. the state has peculiar history and a great place to explore irrespective of where your interests lie, there is just so much to see and do. The state has it all! History, fervent cities and towns, the highest mountain peaks in the whole of eastern U.S, waterfalls in their hundreds, rivers, lake and beaches in dozens, hundreds of kilometers of shoreline, lighthouses, 2 national forests, and the dozens of art galleries and museums to satisfy the most ardent lovers of history and culture.
Grandfather Mountain. Grandfather Mountain is just one of the plethora of attractions one must simply explore. Standing at an imposing 1,828 meters high, the area is very suitable for hiking. The routes are charming and provide a suitable challenge for the beginner, intermediate and expert level hiking. Also, the ecological makeup of the area is well-preserved and visitors can encounter wildlife such as bears, bald eagle, and deer. From there, visitors are linked to the Mile High Swinging Bridge which offers mesmerizing views of the stunning landscape.
North Carolina Aquarium. Never visit an aquarium before? The North Carolina Aquarium is a good one to start with. The aquarium is quite large as it is made up of four distinct categories in different locations: Pine Knoll Shores, Roanoke Island, Jeannette’s Pier and Fort Fisher. Jeanette’s pier is where visitors can view animals in their natural habitat. Animals come and go here! So what you see here today may not be what you’ll see if you go there the next day. Not a fan of Jeanette’s pier surprises? Then, Roanoke Island offers you one thing: Sharks! Though their amazingly large numbers may surprise you. Fancy a complete schooling on North Carolina’s diverse marine life? Pine Knoll Shores is the perfect place to begin.
US National Whitewater Center. This is an outdoor recreational and educational haven which provides visitors with so many fun activities. If you love hiking and biking, you’ll love it here! Mountain hiking and biking trails which are some of the best. There are also zip lines and canopy tours. Perhaps, the custom-made Whitewater River is the highlight of the center, with visitors able to enjoy canoeing and kayaking at their brilliant best.
Explore the Outer Banks.
The Outer Banks is a 200-mile of Barrier Island which is natural, appealing, and historical, all waiting to be explored. The Outer Banks may not be around much longer due to the encroaching shoreline, hence, now is the time to visit.
Among its many attractions are the several lighthouses, including the 210-foot Cape Hatteras lighthouse erected in 1870. There are a museum and a visitor center located close to the lighthouse. Shipwrecks and wild horses are just some of the fun attractions and treats for visitors to the outer banks too.
Is a vacation destination really complete without the perfect vacation rentals to go with it? Our collection of rental homes and accommodation are geared towards comfort and luxury. Among our plethora of options are beach houses overlooking the waters, perfect condos and spacious room apartments furnished with modern amenities.
Our rental homes are comfortable and secure, the perfect place for you and the family to retire and recharge until you resume exploring the beauty that is North Carolina!