North Carolina played a significant role in the American Revolution, with the famous “Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence” being proclaimed in Charlotte. From the Wright Brothers’ historic first flight in Kitty Hawk to the pivotal battles fought during the Civil War, North Carolina’s past echoes through its historic sites and museums.
With its stunning coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, you can indulge in sun-soaked days at the pristine beaches of the Outer Banks, go surfing in Wrightsville Beach, or witness the wild horses that roam freely in Corolla. Explore the elegant Biltmore Estate, a majestic Vanderbilt mansion nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, or immerse yourself in the stories of the Outer Banks’ legendary shipwrecks.
Explore all of our unique itineraries and lists of popular things to do while in North Carolina to help plan for your trip to the Tar Heel State.