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6 Pictures of North Carolina That Will Remind You Why it is The Best State

Carly Rutledge



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 North Carolina locals themselves. So, how does one state manage to seduce those who cross its state line? These six pictures are of North Carolina are sure to demonstrate why it is the best state.

1. Outer Banks


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


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


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


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 townhome to several festivals and cycling trails.

5. Corolla, Outer Banks


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


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.