8 Enchanting Castles You’ll Only Find in North Carolina

For a taste of royalty in North Carolina, its as simple as walking outside your front door and taking a little road trip. While some of these castles are well-known, and often used as wedding venues, a few on this list are a bit darker. Theres nothing like an abandoned, decaying castle hiding high in the mountains to remind you of the history, and mystery, of North Carolina.

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Have you ever visited any of these castles? How about Castle Mont Rouge, what strange stories have you heard about this landmark and Seely’s castle? Also, speaking of ‘abandoned’ what are some of your favorite abandoned houses, or landmarks, right here in North Carolina?