12 Majestic Spots In North Carolina That Will Make You Feel Like You’re At The North Pole

Compared to our neighbors up north, North Carolina has pretty mild winters. Sure, we can see some amazing snow storms and nasty ice storms, even the occasional flurries on Christmas. Yet, it can be pretty challenging to recreate that whole ‘winter wonderland’ feel with temps sometimes reaching the high 60s in December. Though these 12 places in North Carolina, catch them with the right weather (or altitude) and you’re guaranteed to feel transported to the North Pole.

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Now I’m ACTUALLY crossing my fingers for a Christmas Eve Snow – how amazing to have a White Christmas in the Tar Heel state. If you’re in the mood for more North Pole scenes – here are 15 times snow transformed North Carolina’s scenery into pure magic.