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

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 the best state.

1. Outer Banks

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http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/week-of-waves

You can nearly feel the spray of the ocean from this picture taken just off the coast of the Outer Banks. If surfing, kite-boarding, parasailing, or just lounging on the beach entices you, you are without a doubt going to fall in love with the scenery and culture of the Outer Banks.

2. Charlotte

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Amidst the skyscrapers and city lights, Charlotte is a lively city with a broad nightlife. From swanky nightclubs to cozy cocktail lounges and comedy clubs, Charlotte has a bit to offer everyone.

3. Blowing Rock

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https://www.visitnc.com/winter

This winter wonderland sits in the mountains of Blowing Rock. Between hiking and fishing along the mountain stream, Blowing Rock’s eclectic town is a must-see. Neighborhood boutiques, arts and crafts, and local restaurants are lovely to visit all times of the year.

4. Brevard

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http://mountainstoseaworkshops.com/waterfalls

Cascading down 65 feet to a tranquil pool, this stunning waterfall is indigenous to Transylvania County in Brevard. Wedged between the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard is a cozy town home to several festivals and cycling trails.

5. Corolla, Outer Banks

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https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review

This stallion wasn’t let off his reins for the picture, but is a wild horse native to the Outer Banks. Wild horses are extremely common among these dunes and shores. Sharing the beach with these beautiful creatures is a one-of-a-kind experience!

6. The Biltmore Estate, Asheville

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/bulebushphotography

Sitting in front of an 8,000 acre backyard, this fairy-tale manor is the largest home in America. The Biltmore Estate is located in the heart of Asheville near the Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy a day of hiking or a picnic in the Biltmore’s charming gardens.

Carly Rutledge

Growing up in various states along the east coast, I've developed a love of all things local. I currently live in North Carolina and wouldn't move for anything! I love the beach, animals, and creating my own adventures. I encourage everyone to travel and never be afraid to fail.

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