11 Once-In-A-Lifetime Animal Encounters You Can Have Right Here In North Carolina

One thing you can depend upon in North Carolina is never being bored. The following 11 animal, bird, and reptile-based attractions help to guarantee that notion. From encounters of the hand-feeding variety to seeing those famously beautiful horses in the Outer Banks, these adventures will make you feel a spectrum of emotions – but bored won’t be among them. Check them out below… each description contains a link to a full OnlyInYourState.com article about the adventure. Enjoy!

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Did we overlook any? Feel free to join the discussion and add it to the list!

For thrilling encounters of another kind, check out six of the scariest urban legends in North Carolina.

Address: 15100 Mooresville Rd, Mooresville, NC 28115, USA
Address: 600 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
Address: 159 Mini Ln, Cameron, NC 28326, USA
Address: Milltail Rd, East Lake, NC 27953, USA
Address: 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874, USA
Address: 3705 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705, USA
Address: 4400 Cook Rd, Rockwell, NC 28138, USA
Address: 223 E Water St, Washington, NC 27889, USA
Address: 7850 Clinard Farms Rd b, High Point, NC 27265, USA
Address: Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC, USA