North Carolina Places to Visit

North Carolina boasts nearly 100 state parks, museums, historic sites, aquariums and other attractions. Use the tool below to find places to visit by activity, theme, region or cost. As you check boxes on the right side of the screen, the places listed on the right will narrow to fit your criteria. Click on place's title to learn more.

Visit our things to do page for more information on all the wonderful things to do you'll find in the Tar Heel state.

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Carvers Creek State Park

Cypress streams, wetlands, longleaf pine forests and a lovely millpond dot Carvers Creek State Park, formerly Long Valley Farm, the historic retreat of a Rockefeller family member.

2505 Long Valley Road, Spring Lake, NC 28390

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

As its name suggests, impressive cliffs overlooking the Neuse River are the defining feature of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, which also includes a swimming lake and other diverse habitats.

240 Park Entrance Road, Seven Springs, NC 28578