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6 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why North Carolina Is The Best State

North Carolina

6 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why North Carolina Is The Best State

When people visit North Carolina, a few things occur: the web receives an influx of pictures, future vacation plans are booked, and occasionally, those “tourists” turn into NC locals themselves. So, how does one state manage to seduce those who cross its state line? These six pictures are sure to demonstrate why North Carolina is

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 5, 2016
6 Reasons Why Christmas In North Carolina Is The Absolute Best

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6 Reasons Why Christmas In North Carolina Is The Absolute Best

You know when its coming, that special time of year with it’s own soundtrack and ability to change the weather. Yeah we’re talking about Christmas! It may seem a bit early now, but those who like to travel for the holidays will start booking their getaways now! Sometimes where you celebrate can be just as

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 22, 2016
Here Are 5 Restaurants In North Carolina Where Your Meal Is Free If You Can Eat It All

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Here Are 5 Restaurants In North Carolina Where Your Meal Is Free If You Can Eat It All

Ask any Carolinian what they love about NC and they’re certain to mention the state’s mouth-watering cuisine. Sure us southerners love our shrimp n grits and chicken and waffles, but when it comes to food challenges, even some of the locals are in the dark. North Carolina is stuffed with local restaurants offering food challenges

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 8, 2016
Here Are 9 Of The Most Dangerous Animals Found In North Carolina

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Here Are 9 Of The Most Dangerous Animals Found In North Carolina

When you think of deadly animals native to North Carolina, your mind probably jumps to sharks, alligators, and perhaps even bears. While we probably wouldn’t stand much of a chance up against one of these colossal predators, there are several other unassuming animals that make it higher up the list. Starting with the topmost life-threatening

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 23, 2016
Here Is The Ultimate North Carolina Bucket List

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Here Is The Ultimate North Carolina Bucket List

When you’re travelling or have just moved to a new area, it’s difficult to not fall into the overly-touristy scene. Preparing a bucket list is the ideal way to explore a state’s authenticity without the need of a guide. This six part bucket list combines tourist attractions with local hot spots to provide you the full North

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 9, 2016
You And Your Partner Will Love These 7 Unique Date Ideas In North Carolina

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You And Your Partner Will Love These 7 Unique Date Ideas In North Carolina

Ever want to really wow your partner with a special date but can’t come up with a the right idea? You’re in luck! We’ve comprised a list of seven unique date ideas for you and your partner in North Carolina. Check out these fun couple ideas that you’re both bound to love! Take the ferry

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 24, 2016
These 5 Haunted Places in North Carolina Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

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These 5 Haunted Places in North Carolina Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

If you enjoy a truly chilling ghost story, these local tales are sure to keep you up at night. Even disbelieving patrons have become witnesses to some ghostly North Carolina encounters. Don’t believe the stories? Go and take a look for yourself! These five haunted locations are available to the daring public. The Devil’s Tramping Ground,

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 10, 2016
What These 6 Photographers Captured In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

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What These 6 Photographers Captured In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

Even if you don’t have an eye for photography, you’re bound to be amazed by these incredible images captured by photographers in North Carolina. Patience, courage, and instinct are just a few of the traits that go into capturing such striking photographs. Keep scrolling to see what incredible images these six photographers captured in NC.

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 25, 2016
7 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Best

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7 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Best

Superbly diverse landscapes, delicious cuisine, and the most genuine people, life in North Carolina is without a doubt absolute bliss. Residents live by their state’s motto, “Esse quam videri” meaning “to be, rather than to seem”. We couldn’t agree more; North Carolina doesn’t just seem like the best state to live in, it truly is! Here are just

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 11, 2016
You Must Visit These 5 Places in North Carolina If You’re Feeling Adventurous.

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You Must Visit These 5 Places in North Carolina If You’re Feeling Adventurous.

Seeking an adventure in the Tar Hell state? Show up to any of these five places in North Carolina for an absolutely exhilarating experience! From land, to sea, to a bridge a mile above sea level, NC has an adventure for waiting for you. U.S National Whitewater Rafting Center Put your water skills to the

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 26, 2016
5 Reasons Why Everyone In North Carolina Should Be Proud Of Their State

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5 Reasons Why Everyone In North Carolina Should Be Proud Of Their State

Have you ever found yourself feeling more at ease talking to someone after discovering you share the same home state? No matter the size, whether you’re from Rhode Island or Texas, every state has an identity that somehow forms to the people within it. Some people are more prideful of their state than others. North Carolinians are

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 12, 2016
10 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed in North Carolina

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10 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed in North Carolina

Home to the Blue Ridge Mountains, more than 300 miles of barrier island coast, and historical sites from the antebellum South, North Carolina is an ideal location for filmmakers. These 10 classic films are just a few of the hundreds of movies shot in the Tar-Heel State. Keep filming NC! 1. The Color Purple (1985)

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeJul 28, 2016
These 5 Colleges And Universities Are The Best In North Carolina

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These 5 Colleges And Universities Are The Best In North Carolina

North Carolina ranks in the top three for best higher education systems in the United States. NC universities are recognized for their exceptional graduation rates and close student-to-faculty ratio. The Tar Hell state is also home to our nation’s first ever public university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As you’ll notice in

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 15, 2016
5 of the Strangest North Carolina Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

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5 of the Strangest North Carolina Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

There are some absurd laws in our world. Some justifiable whiles others are undoubtedly crazy. We may wonder how well enforced these legislatures are and if in fact they’re more than just old wive’s tales. Above all, we wonder about the people that prompted such laws. North Carolina is home to some pretty bizarre regulations. Keep

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 1, 2016
These 5 Bed and Breakfasts In North Carolina Are Perfect for A Getaway

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These 5 Bed and Breakfasts In North Carolina Are Perfect for A Getaway

North Carolina is a prime vacation spot for both out-of-towners and NC natives. While it’s easy to book a chain hotel you’re comfortable with, staying in a local B&B offers a greater authenticity to your getaway. Here are 5 of the most luxurious and quaint B&Bs in North Carolina: 1. 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeAug 16, 2016