Is a trip to North Carolina on your bucket list? If so, you’ve selected one of the most beautiful, diverse states in the country. From the Appalachian Mountains to the Crystal Coast and all the fantastic towns along the way, there is something for every age and interest in North Carolina. Follow these recommendations from the travel experts to ensure that your trip is a huge success and creates memories to last a lifetime.
Take advantage of the awesome savings offered by Groupon coupons and secure a car rental through Sixt which offers rentals at most North Carolina airports. Consider starting your trip in the college town of Ashville, North Carolina. This town is on the food scene map with creative farm to fork restaurants as well as a multiple of creative food trucks lining the downtown center. Be sure to add a tour of the nation’s largest private home. Biltmore Estate and grounds will be one of the highlights of your trip.
Follow interstate 40 east and you’ll arrive in the Piedmont town of Greensboro. Greensboro has a vibrant downtown full of parks and music venues. With five major universities, this town has a robust night life and plenty of restaurants to choose from that will meet everyone’s taste. Be sure to head to Lexington for their world famous bar-b-que. North Carolinians are deservedly proud of their version of bar-b-que.
Continue east to Raleigh, the state capital. Architectural wonders and the largest museums in the state are a huge draw. Tour the capital and the beautiful Duke gardens. Family photos here are a must. Finish your tour at one of the white sand beaches along the Crystal Coast. Between Emerald Isle and Atlantic beach, the selection of private homes from which to choose is vast. Send the kids crabbing for dinner and enjoy the parade of dolphins along the coast. One thing is certain about your tour of North Carolina – you’ll be sure to return!