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10 Things Everyone Misses When They Leave North Carolina

Saying goodbye is hard to do, especially when you live in a beautiful state like North Carolina. Even if you’re ready to get out and see the world, a few months down the road you’ll still find yourself reminiscing and understanding exactly what you miss about ‘home.’ Here are the ten most common things everyone misses when they leave.

Did we ‘miss’ anything (haha)? If you’re reading this from another state, I hope you can return to North Carolina someday. Tell us exactly what you miss about the ol’ Tar Heel state 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