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!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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.