13 Vintage Road Trip Photos Of North Carolina That Show People Have Always Loved Exploring Our State
For most North Carolinians, memories of family road trips and vacations from days gone by are often the fuel for planning the kinds of trips we’d like to take in the present. Throughout the course of modern day, destinations in North Carolina have been the first choice for natives as well as millions of out-of-state visitors that call the Tar Heel State home for short bursts of fun and relaxation. Looking back at the following vintage photos of vacation destinations in North Carolina, it’s easy to see why locals (and visitors!) have always loved exploring our state.
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Where was your favorite North Carolina vacation destination from your childhood? Feel free to jump on the bandwagon and share some great memories of your own!
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: [email protected]
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