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About North Carolina

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.

Things to do in North Carolina

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.

Best cities to visit 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.

Best small towns in North Carolina

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.

Best lake vacations 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.

Best National Parks in North Carolina

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.

Vacation Rentals in North Carolina

Looking for the perfect vacation rental for your North Carolina getaway?’s got you covered. Whether you’re seeking a vacation home, cabin rental or cottage, North Carolina offers 46411 affordable vacation home rentals to choose from, with far more amenities, space and comforts than the average hotel room. Select from 36495 properties with high-speed WiFi Internet, 15799 full with jacuzzi and pool, and homes complete with outdoor patio, great for entertaining with guests. Whatever your needs, find the perfect home rental that best matches your accommodation style and budget.

For travelers planning for an extended stay, long-term lodging and corporate rentals only cost an average of $7887 a month. Save hundreds with affordable vacation rentals on and, in many cases, book directly online so you’re all set to go. North Carolina has 46411 gorgeous homes with 11391 pet-friendly rentals to choose from, perfect for your dog or cat. Check out our vacation rental listings now to get the latest deals, and book the right vacation home rental for you and the whole family. Feel at home wherever you are and experience an unforgettable vacation with

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