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Amazing! These 7 Rainbows Captured In North Carolina Will Leave You Speechless

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Amazing! These 7 Rainbows Captured In North Carolina Will Leave You Speechless

Rainbows are often regarded as a symbol of hope, luck, and spirituality. The reflection and dispersion of light that is a rainbow is undoubtedly beautiful. With its white sandy beaches, Blue Ridge Mountains, and city skylines, North Carolina provides an incredible backdrop for this natural wonder. Here are 7 breathtaking photos of rainbows in NC. Outer

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 27, 2016
These 6 Towns In North Carolina Have The Strangest Names You’ll Ever See.

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These 6 Towns In North Carolina Have The Strangest Names You’ll Ever See.

North Carolina is home to some strange town names. And we’re not the only ones who think so. In some regions, street signs include GPS trackers because they are so frequently stolen. Keep reading to discover six towns in NC with the strangest names! Horneytown Welcome to Horneytown, USA! Located in Forsyth County, Horneytown was named

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 22, 2016
6 Places In North Carolina That Will Make You Swear You’re On Another Planet

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6 Places In North Carolina That Will Make You Swear You’re On Another Planet

Sometimes we require more than just a pinch when travelling to new and bizarre places. Certain natural wonders and underdeveloped places can make you feel like you’re on another planet! Here are six surreal places in North Carolina: Jockey’s Ridge Jockey’s Ridge is a state park spanning 426-acres in Dare County. This park features the tallest

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 21, 2016
7 Things You Didn’t Know About The History of North Carolina

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About The History of North Carolina

One of the 13 original colonies, NC is filled with historical events that even many natives are in the dark about. The state was given it’s title, North Carolina way back in 1663. It was then that King Charles II declared the land between the Virginia Colony and Florida to be the Carolina charter. Centuries later, we

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 20, 2016
These 6 Amazing Skyline Views In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

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These 6 Amazing Skyline Views In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

With so much natural beauty lurking in North Carolina, it’s not difficult to uncover a breathtaking panoramic view. Sunsets and storms light up the sky in the mountainous regions, cities, and beaches. But, acquiring a skyline view isn’t always easily achievable. Here are 6 amazing skyline views in North Carolina. Charlotte from above A glimpse of

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 16, 2016
There’s No Attraction In The World Like This One In North Carolina

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There’s No Attraction In The World Like This One In North Carolina

Stationed in Concord, just 13 miles from Charlotte, The Charlotte Motor Speedway is a 2,000 acre motor-sports complex. This massive track sets the stage for NASCAR racing, events, and public tours. Containing the only solid concrete, four lane drag strip in the nation, the Speedway is a frequent host of NHRA events. The Charlotte Motor

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 15, 2016
8 Reasons Why My Heart Will Always Be In North Carolina

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8 Reasons Why My Heart Will Always Be In North Carolina

Regardless if  you’ve never stepped foot outside the NC border, or have traveled to the polar side of the world, North Carolina will always have the hearts of those who consider it home. Some of the strongest bonds to NC are intangible connections which can only be experienced individually. Here are 8 reasons that best explain why NC

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 14, 2016
This Charming Town In North Carolina Is Perfect For A Summer Day Trip

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This Charming Town In North Carolina Is Perfect For A Summer Day Trip

Positioned on the coast of NC just south of Wilmington, is the quaint town of Southport. As summer approaches, birds and tourists flock to this Brunswick County town to soak in the natural exquisiteness and small town vibes. Southport is especially lively at the start of July with its annual 4th of July festival bringing in more

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 13, 2016
If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In North Carolina, They’re A Must Visit

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If You Didn’t Know About These 5 Swimming Holes In North Carolina, They’re A Must Visit

Feel like a kid again this summer by taking the plunge into any of these incredible natural swimming holes in North Carolina. Enjoy a refreshingly cool dip beneath the falls, relax in an inner tube, or slide down a sloping boulder on your butt. Just make sure to kick off your shoes and hold your

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 13, 2016
7 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Worst

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7 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Worst

North Carolina ranks among the top 10 most popular states in the country. The perks of living in the Tar Heel State are endless, but as with any region, NC has it’s downfalls… Here are 7 reasons why life in North Carolina isn’t all that great. There are too many job opportunities to choose from With

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 9, 2016
These 6 Great Towns In North Carolina Are The Cheapest For Living In

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These 6 Great Towns In North Carolina Are The Cheapest For Living In

As a whole, the cost of living in North Carolina is 2% less than our nation’s average. Being among the nation’s 10 most popular states, this makes living in NC even better. The towns representing the lower half of this percentile are unbelievably affordable to live in. Based on housing costs as well as household income, here

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 8, 2016
10 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Best

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10 Reasons Why Living In North Carolina Is The Best

Speaking to people living in North Carolina, you may notice that a majority aren’t native but rather relocated to the Tar Heel State. Visitors often ask why so many people choose to live in NC. To locals, the reasons are plentiful and obvious. Here is a majorly condensed list of 10 reasons why living in North Carolina

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 7, 2016
Here Are 6 Of the Most Expensive Homes In North Carolina That Will Make Your Jaw Drop.

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Here Are 6 Of the Most Expensive Homes In North Carolina That Will Make Your Jaw Drop.

Generally regarded as having an affordable living cost, North Carolina is also home to some of the most luxurious and expensive homes on the East Coast. We’ve concocted a list of six of the most expensive homes in North Carolina with prices reaching $11 million. Read on to discover what makes these NC homes so outrageously costly!

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 6, 2016
Here Are 5 Restaurants To Eat Mouthwatering Tacos That Are Insanely Good In North Carolina

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Here Are 5 Restaurants To Eat Mouthwatering Tacos That Are Insanely Good In North Carolina

We’ve all had that fixed craving that only a savory taco can satisfy. So what happens if this feeling hits you while you are visiting North Carolina? You aren’t a local and you have no idea where to go. Surely you don’t seek out the nearest TacoBell either…bleh! Fortunately, we’ve put together a list including the

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 5, 2016
Here Are The 6 Most Romantic Restaurants In North Carolina You Must Experience A Date At

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Here Are The 6 Most Romantic Restaurants In North Carolina You Must Experience A Date At

Whether it’s your anniversary, first date, or just a weekday night out, you don’t need an excuse to treat you and your partner to a romantic and delicious meal. The Tar-Heel State is brimming with dazzling restaurants you need to experience a date at! Here are our 6 picks for most romantic restaurants in North

Carly RutledgeCarly RutledgeSep 2, 2016