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14 Things Every True North Carolinian Does At Least Once Before They Die

What makes a true North Carolinian? I guess one would say a mix of different things. From trying that crucial cuisine, to taking those must-do hikes, even if you’re a transplant every North Carolinian finds themselves doing these 15 things at one point or other.

I’m sure there’s SO many more I could add to the list – but now it’s your turn! What makes a true North Carolinian?

In other terms of North Carolina culture, it might be very possible you never knew these state secrets existed!

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