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5 Incredible North Carolina Day Trips You Can Take By Train

While North Carolina’s history is deeply rooted in the railway industry, including many cities that were once thriving railroad hubs, today we usually navigate our gorgeous state by car. Yet, there’s something nostalgic and unique about hopping on board to see the untouched wilderness throughout our state. These five train rides will get you from point A to point B in unforgettable fashion.

How fun is this? The best part is that many of these trips offer so much more than just a ride – learning about history, seeing beautiful places, and creating lasting memories. Have you done any of these five trips or plan to now?

For another day trip how about visiting North Carolina’s hidden castles?

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 emoryrakestraw.com