North Carolina

North Carolina is a quintessentially Southern state in the offering visitors endless variety with three distinct regions. Visitors can enjoy outdoor activities from hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing, along with a taste of Appalachian music and culture in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains.

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is an ambitious and rapidly growing city in the southern part of the of North Carolina. Photo: tequilamike, CC BY 2.0.

The is the central flat region in North Carolina, home to the state's biggest cities. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The capital of North Carolina and the largest city of the , is the primary political and economic driver of the metro area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Coastal Plain is a region along and including the coast of North Carolina. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


The in western North Carolina are home to popular areas like and the . Photo: Ken Thomas, CC0.

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