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25 Best Things to Do in Raleigh (North Carolina)

Founded in 1972, (by a man who you will learn more about later on) with the specific purpose of being the state capital, Raleigh is not the first choice of visitors to the state of North Carolina but does still have a lot to offer. It has a charming downtown area with a smattering of quality and ine


If you ever come to visit New Bern, NC... You have to visit the this beautiful historic landmark - the Tryon Palace! Spring time is the most beautiful!!!

Nantahala River Gem Mine is located in the cool scenic mountains of Western North Carolina. Western North Carolina is well known as a gem capital and is famous for its natural deposits of rubies and sapphires. Both residents and visitors alike have followed the adventurous and enticing pursuit of gemstones for many years.


World's Largest Chest of Drawers High Point, North Carolina. High Point has taken the lead in the big furniture battle with not one, but two giant chests of drawers.


Cherokee Indian Reservation / (Leaving) Cherokee Reservation Marker Cherokee, Swain County, North Carolina.


As well as once being referred to as "the Athens of the South", New Bern, North Carolina, also served as the state capital until 1792.

BAR-B-CUE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD Rocky Mount, North Carolina Approximately 13,500 people are served BAR-B-CUE in Rocky Mount, each week. This City has been famous for over 50 years as the BAR-B-CUE Capital of the world. This delicious dish is prepared and sent all over the world by mail, each week. What? Sent by mail?