11 Surefire Ways To Spot A Tourist In North Carolina

North Carolina is not shy to tourists and tourism, it’s a large part of a our state’s income, with a record of $20.2 billion per year. The summer and fall is brimming with out of town faces who love the beauty of North Carolina. But sometimes it can be less than easy to spot the tourists, and sometimes they just stick out like a sore thumb…here are ways to know.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

There’s nothing wrong with tourists in North Carolina, and if you’re a transplant or have moved from city to city in North Carolina, we’ve all been somewhat tourists ourselves in this beautiful state. What is your experience with encountering tourists in North Carolina, and what are your feelings on it? Any points you would add to the list?