10 Hidden Places In North Carolina Only Locals Know About

We’ve all heard of the obvious places to visit in the Tar Heel State: The Biltmore, The Outer Banks, and so on. And thoses places are exceptional places to experience. For sure, from the western mountains all the way to the coast, North Carolina has an abundance of things to see and discover. But locals know the hidden spots that perhaps don’t get the tourist traffic they deserve. Perhaps there’s no marketing department, or dollars for that matter – or perhaps, the locals just prefer to keep these places to themselves. Read on to discover 10 new adventures to add to your bucket list this year.

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/

If you want to go off the beaten path and beyond what you’ll find in most tourist brochures, then head to the above amazing attractions in North Carolina that only the locals really know about. Have you already visited any of them? We’d love to know.