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11 Surefire Ways To Spot A Tourist In North Carolina

North Carolina is not shy to tourists and tourism, it’s a large part of a our state’s income, with a record of $20.2 billion┬áper year. The summer and fall is brimming with out of town faces who love the beauty of North Carolina. But sometimes it can be less than easy to spot the tourists, and sometimes they just stick out like a sore thumb…here are ways to know.

There’s nothing wrong with tourists in North Carolina, and if you’re a transplant or have moved from city to city in North Carolina, we’ve all been somewhat tourists ourselves in this beautiful state. What is your experience with encountering tourists in North Carolina, and what are your feelings on it? Any points you would add to the list?

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