- 7 things to experience, visiting North Carolina

7 Things You Must Experience When You Visit North Carolina

North Carolina has a great many things on offer throughout the year.  The High Country Mountains have great slopes for skiing and tubing in the winter months, and then hiking during the summer and warmer months.  The autumn colours on the foliage are amazing.

You will also find museums to visit, theme parks, beaches and coastal activities and all types of outdoor activities.  North California is a state with plenty of things to do, and an interesting history to explore.

7 Things To Experience When You Visit North Carolina:

“Blue Ridge Parkway”; has been nicknamed “America’s Favourite Drive”. The driveway connects the “Great Smokey Mountains National Park” that is situated in North Carolina, with the “Shenandoah National Park” in Virginia.  You will be treated with incredible views of the surrounding landscape and the mountains.

“Morehead Planetarium and Science Centre; presents planetarium shows, daily, and also touches on educational topics, like astronauts, black holes, etc. Astronauts were trained here from 1959 to 1975.  You will also find exhibits which show the importance of certain elements and how to preserve those elements.

“Battleship North Carolina; is a well-armed vessel that serviced in World War II. She now throws her doors open to tourists to visit the mess-hall, sailor’s quarters, and captain’s quarters.

“North Carolina Aquarium; offers views of marine life, for instance, the Humpback whales in their natural habitat. The Aquarium has four locations at the coast.

“North Carolina Museum of Natural Science”; includes a research centre and an exploration centre.

“North Carolina Zoo”; houses 1600 animals and a wide variety of plants. Animals include, elephants, ostriches rhinos, zebras, which originates from Africa.  You can also see cougars, bobcats, black bears and alligators which come from North America.  Exhibits are created and designed to resemble the natural surroundings and habitat of featured animals.

“Chimney Rock State Park”; has a 26-story elevator which make taking a trip to the top, an easy feat for all tourists.

These top tourist attractions are only a few of the things that are waiting to be explored and experienced in North Carolina.