North Carolina is a famous southern state with a vast and expansive history. The state stands today as a region rife with spectacular natural views and charming urban architecture. North Carolina played a big role in the American Civil War and although no action took place on its land, its contribution was momentous with the state holding several memorabilia from this period.
North Carolina is most famous for its Blue Ridge Parkway, a drive that connects national parks across the states of North Carolina and Virginia, featuring stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in what has been called America's favourite drive. During the foliage season, the road is full of tourists hoping to behold the natural beauty and picturesque mix of colours that the trees provide. The road attracts visitors due to its connectivity with major activity centres and museums where visitors can witness firsthand the practices that are natural among the local populations like the Folk Art Centre and Mabry Mill.
Linville Gorge located in Pisgah National Forest is accessible by the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a natural wonder that provides for the perfect getaway experience. Nearby lie several more heavenly and isolated natural wonders as the Crabtree and Duggers Creek falls. A must-see location within North Carolina is the Outer Banks, a scenic beach that like most of North Carolina, is dotted with several local sightseeing institutions.
Its natural beauty is a sight to behold. North Carolina is home to The Biltmore Estate, the largest private-owned home in the United States. It features beautiful architecture holding several art pieces inside a 250 room layout surrounded by sprawling gardens. The USS North Carolina is a popular attraction- it is an out of commission American Warship that features several prominent memorabilia for the avid history enthusiast.
North Carolina is distinct for its several institutes dedicated to the arts and museums that capture every facet of North Carolinas history and culture and is an ideal state to get lost within, discovering new things at every turn.
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