North Carolina’s Magical Land Of Oz Is Re-Opening And You Can Book A Private Tour
If you’ve ever wanted to take a journey through the wonderful world of The Wizard of Oz, now’s your chance. The Land of Oz in North Carolina is re-opening for private tours, and it’s every bit as magical and mysterious as its fictional namesake implies.
The theme park, located in Beech Mountain, has a curious history. It first opened in 1970, but the death of the owner and a fire that burned down Emerald City contributed to its closure in 1980. The park stood abandoned for over a decade until it was re-opened in 1991 for just one day. In the following years, the park has opened for a brief period of time. This year, however, the park will be open for private tours from June 17th until August 2nd on each day of the week except for Mondays and Tuesdays. Visiting this park is reservation-only, so if you’re ready to book your spot, click here!
For more information about booking your private tour, be sure to check out the Land of Oz website for updates.
Land of Oz In North Carolina
What are the most well-known parks in North Carolina?
When it comes to unique things to do in North Carolina, the Tar Heel State’s breathtaking assortment parks belong at the top of the list. Whether you fancy rugged mountainous landscapes or thrilling theme parks, you’ll have an impressive selection to choose from. One of the most well-known parks in North Carolina is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located in the portion of the Appalachian Mountain Range shared between Tennessee and North Carolina, this spectacular park is one of the most frequently visited in the United States. Visitors can look forward to learning about unique flora and fauna while experiencing world-class hiking trails and picturesque campsites.
What are the oldest attractions in North Carolina?
The state of North Carolina is chock-full of historic attractions to explore. In fact, there are so many that the options may seem overwhelming at times. Some of the oldest, most popular historic attractions in North Carolina include Historic Halifax, Somerset Place, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Roanoke Island Festival Park, and Historic Bath. Looking for more inspiration? Check out our article on some of North Carolina’s most fascinating historic towns.
What are the best little known attractions in North Carolina?
The good news is that you may never run out of must-see places in North Carolina to explore. Whether you’re fascinated by whimsical amusement parks such as the Land of Oz or enjoy natural scenery, you’re bound to find something to capture your attention. Some of the best little known attractions in North Carolina include Mirlo Beach, Paint Rock, Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden, and the Linville Gorge Wildnerness. You can learn more about these attractions and others by reading our previous article outlining 15 hidden gems in North Carolina.