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7 Wonders Of The World That Are Right Here In North Carolina

When one thinks of Wonders of the World – you think Babylon, the pyramids, and Grecian temples. While the man-made wonders surely do fascinate and challenge the mind, there’s nothing like a natural wonder you can experience for yourself.

Luckily, North Carolina is a state brimming with nature-defying creations, dating back millions and millions of years. While a trip to the pyramids might not be in your future, you can still get a jaw-dropping experiencing by visiting these 7 natural wonders found in North Carolina.

And of course, as an honorable mention, Mt. Mitchell…because the highest peak east of the Mississippi is right here in our home state!

But I bet there are a few more to add to the list – actually, I’m certain of it! Which wonders would you add? Have you visited any of the wonders listed above?

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