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Planning a Trip to the Carolinas?

Expert advice on where to go, what to see, and how to get the most from your trip. The best of what we know (and we know a lot), about favorite destinations – Road Trips & Adventure – vineyards, bird sanctuaries, historic battlegrounds, and outdoor fun. Let’s plan your vacation! Scroll down and learn more! ⏬

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Get experienced advice from Road Trips & Adventure article directories for gotta-go-there ideas – all interests, all skill levels. The Carolinas are legendary for outdoor fun – golf, tennis, and equestrian. Hiking, biking and walking; downtown paths and forest trails. Watersports for all. FYI: Include crabbing and shrimping in your vacation plans – our seafood is tops and the youngsters will love the nature adventure!

Historic homes, urban mansions, museums and Revolutionary and Civil War sites and battlegrounds, plus recommended inns with their own history (and ghost stories).

Thrill your palate in the Yadkin Valley vineyards, North Carolina’s award-winning wine-producing region. What about walking and hiking?  The world’s favorite exercise regimen – you can indulge year round.  A budding ornithologist? Carolina Birding shows we’re the best in the lower 48.

Point is, you’ll enjoy outdoor thrills to match your interests. More than 70 adventure travel favorites, from high energy sports, to low-key shopping.  Road trips to charming towns, with insider tips on where to go, stay and dine, and what to see and do.

Grab a bit of photo fun with Where Are You? Guaranteed to make you want to visit and explore. And the history!  Got it around every corner.  You’ll get the back story – good to know.

First, find the perfect B&B or Inn for your visit. Nothing finer than to wake up in the Carolinas – we promise. And don’t forget our festivals – whatever season or event, there’s a party. Our travel pages are growing daily, so check back often for more on the land of smiling faces and beautiful places.  

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