12 Charming Small Towns In North Carolina You Simply Can’t Ignore In 2018

Big city life aside, the Tar Heel State has a solid backbone made up of tiny towns and charming communities. We love our small towns in North Carolina, don’t we? But there are so many it’s nearly impossible to seek them all out. Here’s a bucket list to get your started. Now it’s up to you to make sure you get out and explore each one in the coming year. Let’s go!

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North Carolina’s small towns are at the very heart of the Tar Heel State. Likewise, adventure is abundant to those willing to seek it out. Take a look at this woodsy adventure park with a terrifying swinging bridge that will make your stomach drop.