Things to Do in North Carolina

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Summer sessions up to a month long are offered at Warren Wilson College’s archaeology field school, where adults and kids as young as 14 are put... Read More

The 1895 George Vanderbilt estate features 75 acres of gardens, which are bursting with hundreds of chrysanthemums through September. Read More

Superbly curated emporium of women’s designer clothing and accessories. Read More

The museum doubles as a de facto shrine to alum Michael Jordan (old jerseys included). Read More

Childress Vineyards, Yadkin’s newest winery, is owned by legendary NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and consists of a 65-acre vineyard and... Read More

Come November, tickets that haven’t been snapped up by students are available to the public. Read More

In season (if you’ve bought tickets far in advance), catch the Tar Heels playing basketball at the University of North Carolina. Read More

The half-timbered, pointy-roofed bakery makes its own doughnuts in the mornings, served outside on a sunny deck. Read More

See real pirate relics, including artifacts from what’s believed to be Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge. There's also a Civil... Read More

Buzz over town in a WWII-era biplane. Or, for an even more thrilling adventure, take wing yourself with a hang glider over Kitty Hawk’s powdery... Read More

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Kids will love searching for real emeralds and sapphires at the mines. Read More

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