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6 Lazy Rivers In North Carolina That Are Perfect For Tubing On A Summer’s Day

Floating down a natural lazy river is a quintessential North Carolina summer experience. With an abundance of mountains, valleys, creeks and rivers flowing throughout the state; luckily, we’re in the perfect location to do so. If you’re looking for a way to mix it up a bit with those blistering hot summer days, grab an inner tube, a cold beverage, some water shoes and lets get floating!

If you haven’t had this experience yet, it’s a MUST! What are your favorite rivers for tubing in North Carolina?

For more ways to explore North Carolina by water, read our guide here.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on