These 25 Jaw Dropping Places In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

If you’ve been struck with the travel bug, we have a surefire cure! North Carolina has no shortage of sweet little road trips, and they’ll take you to some of the most spectacular spots in the state! In fact, it’s hard to choose with so many beautiful sights to see in one great state. For some ideas on where to start, here is a list of 25 jaw dropping places in North Carolina that will blow you away.

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In such a beautiful state, this list of jaw dropping places in North Carolina is really just scratching the surface. What are some of your favorite sights in this beautiful state? Even better, what are some of your favorite hidden gems or natural wonders in North Carolina? Share below in the comments!

And to learn more about some of the above jaw dropping places in North Carolina that have been featured on the big screen, check out this list!

Address: 23288 Beacon Rd E, Rodanthe, NC 27968, USA
Address: Lakeview Dr E, North Carolina 28713, USA
Address: Central, NC, USA
Address: Jockeys Ridge, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Address: Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Hwy, Linville, NC 28646, USA
Address: 742 Chimney Rock Park Rd, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, USA
Address: Linville Falls, NC 28752, USA
Address: 1 Battleship Rd NE, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Address: Blue Ridge Mountains, United States
Address: Corolla, NC 27927, USA
Address: Biltmore, 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803, USA
Address: Sliding Rock, North Carolina 28768, USA
Address: 293 W Beaufort Rd Ext, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
Address: Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA
Address: Yancey County, NC, USA
Address: Deals Gap, Forneys Creek, NC 37885, USA
Address: 95 Atkinson Mill Rd, Selma, NC 27576, USA
Address: Reed Rd, Gold Mine, NC 27816, USA
Address: 529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562, USA
Address: Bath, NC 27808, USA
Address: Skinny Dip Falls Trailhead, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Canton, NC 28716, USA
Address: 101 Light House Wynd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA
Address: Blowing Rock, NC, USA
Address: 46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC 27920, USA
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Jaw-Dropping Places In North Carolina

March 16, 2021

Does North Carolina have any natural wonders?

A state as beautiful as North Carolina is home to endless natural wonders and you can take this Natural Wonders Road Trip to see 10 of them. From the Outer Banks to Pilot Mountain, Whitewater Falls, and Looking Glass Rock, this trek will give you a small taste of why so many are enchanted by this state.

Which hidden gems in North Carolina should I visit?

It’s nice to find the lesser-known places, places that aren’t overrun with tourists or even locals in some cases. NC has many hidden gems to add to your bucket list including the town of Saluda. With a population of under 900 people, Saluda has a charming downtown featuring shops, galleries, and restaurants all surrounded by wilderness. Secret Falls in the Nantahala National Forest is a lovely natural hidden gem tucked away close to the Georgia border and few people know how to get there. You can find more hidden gems in our previous article, Most People Don’t Know These 15 Hidden Gems Exist In North Carolina.

What’s the most beautiful hike in North Carolina?

There are too many beautiful hikes in the Tar Heel State to mention, so it’s hard to pick just one. There are numerous waterfall, mountain, and beach trails you can take that will lead you through breathtaking scenery and all of them could be considered the most beautiful! 

Address: 23288 Beacon Rd E, Rodanthe, NC 27968, USA
Address: Lakeview Dr E, North Carolina 28713, USA
Address: Central, NC, USA
Address: Jockeys Ridge, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Address: Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Hwy, Linville, NC 28646, USA
Address: 742 Chimney Rock Park Rd, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, USA
Address: Linville Falls, NC 28752, USA
Address: 1 Battleship Rd NE, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Address: Blue Ridge Mountains, United States
Address: Corolla, NC 27927, USA
Address: Biltmore, 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803, USA
Address: Sliding Rock, North Carolina 28768, USA
Address: 293 W Beaufort Rd Ext, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
Address: Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA
Address: Yancey County, NC, USA
Address: Deals Gap, Forneys Creek, NC 37885, USA
Address: 95 Atkinson Mill Rd, Selma, NC 27576, USA
Address: Reed Rd, Gold Mine, NC 27816, USA
Address: 529 S Front St, New Bern, NC 28562, USA
Address: Bath, NC 27808, USA
Address: Skinny Dip Falls Trailhead, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Canton, NC 28716, USA
Address: 101 Light House Wynd, Bald Head Island, NC 28461, USA
Address: Blowing Rock, NC, USA
Address: 46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC 27920, USA