North Carolina Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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"Will We Get Wet" Whitewater Rafting in North Carolina Weekend Getaway
“Will we get wet?” asked Ellen. Does it rain in Seattle? “What happens if I fall out?” Becky queried. “We’ll pull you back in. One ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Bryson City, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

A Patriotic Jaunt: Fayetteville and Fort Bragg Weekend Getaway
With Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base nearby, Fayetteville has had to bear the brunt of being called a military town full of mind-numbing ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Fayetteville, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Absolutely Gorge-ous: Exploring Linville Gorge Weekend Getaway
Linville Gorge is one of four major gorges in western North Carolina. The others—Hickory Nut, Nantahala, and Cullasaja—are beautiful ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Nebo, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

All Aboard!: Salisbury, Spencer, and Gold Hill Weekend Getaway
Travel west to Greensboro and then south for a straight shot into Salisbury. Elizabeth Dole was born here, as was the burgundy-red, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Salisbury, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

Back in Time: Williamston, Windsor, and Edenton Weekend Getaway
Travel back to the roots of North Carolina on this day trip, which takes you to three eighteenth-century towns, including North Carolina’s ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Williamston, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

Ballet in the Sky Weekend Getaway
What do the Great Depression, the Atlantic flyway, and the impossibly grand dreams of men have in common? One of the best places in ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Greenville, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

Barbecue Highway: Smithfield, Selma, Goldsboro, and Kinston Weekend Getaway
The road from Raleigh to Morehead City should be called the Barbecue Highway. That’s because the towns along the way boast some of ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Smithfield, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

Biltmore and Much More: Asheville, NC Weekend Getaway
Those who haven’t visited Asheville owe it to themselves to spend a day at the Biltmore Estate—that luxurious monument to unparalleled ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Asheville, NC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Blue Ridge Baseball: Bluefield, Lynchburg, Shenandoah Valley League Baseball Trip Family Vacation
The Blue Ridge Mountains are the stunning backdrop for several mountain ballparks, beginning with tiny Bluefield, West Virginia, where ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Bluefield, WV - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Can You Canoe? Weekend Getaway
Whether you paddle flat water or whitewater, North Carolina is full of canoeing opportunities. If you’ve never paddled, you might ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Jefferson, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Local Attractions Weekend Getaway
This chapter includes information on local attractions on Cape Hatteras National Seashore, including Bodie Island Lighthouse, Oregon ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Buxton, NC - Exploring Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores

Cape Lookout National Seashore Local Attractions Weekend Getaway
This chapter includes information on local attractions on Cape Lookout National Seashore, including Portsmouth Village, Cape Lookout ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Harkers Island, NC - Exploring Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout National Seashores

Cataloochee Ranch Weekend Getaway
North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most beautiful and serene places in all of North America, a fact not lost on ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Maggie Valley, NC - 100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America

Clear Creek Ranch Weekend Getaway
Word has gotten out about North Carolina’s western mountains and the fantastic vacation opportunities they provide. If you’re considering ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Burnsville, NC - 100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America

Climb It, Crest It, Cycle It, Love It: Exploring Mount Mitchell Weekend Getaway
The first time I visited Mount Mitchell was in July—hot, humid, muggy July. But on top of Mount Mitchell it felt like a cool autumn ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Burnsville, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

Coastal Diversion: Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, and Swansboro Weekend Getaway
Okay, so the drive to the “Crystal Coast” may be a stretch for an chapter that purports to highlight destinations within two hours ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Morehead City, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

Come Sail Away Weekend Getaway
Do you yearn to climb aboard a boat and sail off into the sunset? To dance with the wind over the waves? To bid adieu to seagulls? ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Ocracoke, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

Corn-fusing, but Fun: The Amazing Maize Maze Weekend Getaway
Like its Oklahoma cousins, this cornfield outside Huntersville, just north of Charlotte, grows as high as an elephant’s eye. Only ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Huntersville, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

Courthouse to the Devil's Tramping Ground: Pittsboro and Bear Creek Weekend Getaway
Chatham County and its county seat, Pittsboro, were named for the first Earl of Chatham, William Pitt (1708–1778). The good Earl reportedly ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Pittsboro, NC - Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham

Cross-Country Skiing on Moses Cone's Carriage Trails Weekend Getaway
Most people think of Blowing Rock as a neat little town to visit in the summer and fall. And they’re right. It has just the right ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Blowing Rock, NC - Great Adventures in North Carolina

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