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12 Places In North Carolina That Will Make You Swear You’re On Another Planet

We’ve all watched a science fiction movie, we’ve seen the way the other planets were depicted: foreign, untouchable, but still somewhat familiar. North Carolina has immense beauty and sometimes that beauty can be otherworldly. From miles of endless, sandy beaches, giant frozen waterfalls, and even a few strange creatures…North Carolina can look straight from another planet, especially in these twelve places.

Where do you feel out of this world in North Carolina? Tell us in the comments!

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