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10 Amazing North Carolina Secrets You Never Knew Existed

North Carolina is filled with hidden treasures – from delicious restaurants and great hiking trails to Parkway views and beachside attractions. While many of these gems are now publicly known, it seems a few still manage to stay under the radar and as a secret. You’ll want to visit these 10 places before word gets out.

Sounds like many of these make perfect day trips or weekend getaways! Which ones have you visited?

For another state secret that has no shortage of an odd factor, visit North Carolina’s own UFO.

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