North Carolina is known for its beautiful natural sites, as well as its buzzing cities of business. Spend your days by the soothing mountains, trees, and beaches that are unique to the state. With a deep history of the civil war, long before that North Carolina has a history of Cherokee culture.
Asheville in North Carolina is known for its hipster mantras of organic food and Art Deco buildings. The Outer Banks is another stop you have to experience, as a string of barrier islands with great fishing and even better beaches. Between the cities of Raleigh and Charlotte, and the small charming towns of New Bern and Bath — you’re never at a loss for activities in North Carolina.
Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, and is known as the “City of Oaks” for its tree-lined streets. The city of Raleigh is filled with universities and historic neighborhoods. Charlotte is the most populous city in North Carolina, and is one of the most impressive cities in the country. It’s the second largest banking center in the US, making it the New York-like hub of the South.
North Carolina is bursting with cute small towns for you to explore. New Bern is extremely historical, and has both a Masonic Temple and an Athens theatre — a must see! Pinehurst brings you back in town to the Old South, with gorgeous old buildings and expansive greenery. Bath is also full of history, and is the oldest town in North Carolina.
Instead of lakes, mountain regions in the west of North Carolina reign. The mountain ranges make up part of the Appalachian Mountains with parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Black Mountains standing tall in North Carolina. Water runs around these areas, for example around the Blue Ridge Mountains. These are wonderful sights to see in the fall, because there are so many trees. Also, there are 300 miles of sandy beaches in North Carolina, which could one up any lake vacation.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park covers Tennessee and North Carolina, and is a marvel to see. With mountains to hike and falls to admire — you can’t go wrong. Also, the Chimney Rock State Park stands out for having some of the most incredible mountain scenery in North Carolina. Overlooking Lake Lure, climb the rock for unbelievable views. The trek can be tricky, but they have a range of difficulty so you can choose one that suits you.
Looking for a vacation rental in North Carolina? Tripping.com has 43560 vacation rental homes available in North Carolina. You'll find 198 studios, 13114 1-bedroom, 8982 2-bedroom and 21266 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in North Carolina is $242 while the average price of a weekly rental is $1987. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a North Carolina home is $6215.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 10823 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in North Carolina. In addition to accommodating pets, North Carolina rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 34193 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 30336 have TV and/or cable and 14534 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 14 vacation rental sites in North Carolina where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 25137 HomeAway rentals, 7050 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 6910 Booking.com vacation rentals.