17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in North Carolina

North Carolina is also known as Old North State and Tar Heel State and has a lot of places and sights that are worthy of a visit. Besides the many cities and towns there’s a lot of nature to be explored. Have a look at some awesome pictures I found of the most beautiful places to visit in North Carolina.

Lake Lure

Lake Lure, North Carolina

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Lake Lure, North Carolina

There is no doubt that Lake Lure is one of the most beautiful places to visit in North Carolina. The history of the town dates back over a hundred years and it has been a popular filming spot for Hollywood, with movies such as Thunder Road and Dirty Dancing having been partially filmed in the Lake Lure area. Tours of Lake Lure are popular, with one of the most stunning parts of this corner of the state being the gorgeous Lake Lure Flowering Bridge.

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17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in North Carolina:

Bodie Island Lighthouse

  • Lake Lure, North Carolina: digidreamgrafix / shutterstock
  • Bryson City: digidreamgrafix / shutterstock
  • Nags Head: FloridaStock / shutterstock
  • Cape Hatteras Lighthouse: Stephen B. Goodwin / shutterstock
  • Chimney Rock State Park: Alexey Rotanov / shutterstock
  • Emerald Isle: Bryan Pollard / shutterstock
  • Freedom Park, Charlotte, NC: cpaulfell / shutterstock
  • Grogan Creek Falls: Jess Whitney / shutterstock
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park: anthony heflin / shutterstock
  • Merchants Millpond State Park: Pi-Lens / shutterstock
  • Charlotte: mandritoiu / shutterstock
  • Sliding Rock: Jill Lang / shutterstock
  • Kitty Hawk: Stephen B. Goodwin / shutterstock
  • Land Of Oz, North Carolina: bambithepig / Flickr
  • Blue Ridge Mountains: Dave Allen Photography / shutterstock
  • Durham: Sean Pavone / shutterstock
  • Bridal Veil Falls, North Carolina: Steve Heap / shutterstock
  • Bodie Island Lighthouse: Kenneth Keifer / shutterstock