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North Carolina

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Locator Map of North Carolina

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North Carolina's diverse topography offers some of the most beautiful scenery in America, including the Appalachian mountain range, the Smoky Mountains, the 250-miles Blue Ridge Parkway, the rolling hills of the Piedmont region and the natural assets of its coastline and beaches.

The Outer Banks, a 70-miles chain of islands, with its beaches and sand dunes offer a unique resource to explore for the entire family.

From tobacco farms, to cotton plantations, to vineyards and large cities including Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Fayetteville to name just a few, North Carolina is one of the nation's most charming vacation spots.

For family outdoor fun and adventure ideas, or for a relaxing weekend getaway, follow the links below.


CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Electricity: 110/120V, 60Hz
  • Times to Travel: Though hot and humid in summer, especially August, and mild temperatures in winter, North Carolina can be visted at most anytime of the year. Spring and fall are the ideal times to visit.

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PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS:

United States entry requirements are the same in all states, with most foreign travelers requiring a visa. There are exceptions as Canadian citizens only need proof of that citizenship. Travelers coming to the U.S. for tourism or business for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to visit the U.S. without a visa.

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