Obvious attractions bring folks to visit the wildly unique and alluring state of North Carolina, known by approximately 44 million visitors in 2021 and counting. The gorgeous coastlines and mountains are obvious draws. But this sprawling land harbors other interesting attractions and facts that may sound made up, but are 100 percent true. From an official drinking toast to a big coffee pot, tune in for some quirky facts about North Carolina that may bring you here.

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Have you learned something new from this list of fun facts about North Carolina? We know there are many more, so please share your favorites in the comments below.

Feeling proud to live in NC? You should! Check out this unique apparel from Wear Your Roots and wear your state pride on your sleeve!

And don’t forget to check out this stunning footage from Clingman’s Dome:

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