Explore history, culture and everything about living the high life. You can take the family through a guided audio tour of the house. If you are an architecture enthusiast, you can go on the 60-minute tour to take a closer look at the design and construction of the house. Don't forget to spend a few hours exploring their winery and sample some of the best wines North Carolina has to offer.
The Great Smoky Mountains is America’s most visited National Park. Take one trip to the park and you’ll immediately see why. Great Smoky Mountains is located on the North Carolina-Tennessee border. It’s home to some of the most diverse groups of plants and wildlife in the world. But that’s not all you’ll find. There’s a wealth of natural beauty including the Southern Appalachian mountain range, numerous valleys and vistas, and lush forests. That’s not to mention the 150 hiking trails with 800 miles of walkable land. This might just be the perfect American park.
There’s no denying the impact the USS North Carolina Battleship had on World War II. This esteemed vessel has a laundry list of accolades. It traveled over 300,000 miles, carried out nine shore bombardments, demolished 24 aircrafts, and even sunk a troopship. Commissioned in 1941, this ship was once thought to be the world’s greatest sea weapon. Thousands of men proudly served aboard the North Carolina. You can honor them with a trip to this legendary warship. During a tour, you’ll learn more about its esteemed history and walk in the footsteps of American heroes.
This museum is the perfect place to take your children. Here they can enjoy some of the highly interactive displays where they get to learn, explore and discover all about Planet Earth and beyond. You can enroll them in some of their day camps and classes while you and your wife have a leisurely meal at the cafe.
The North Carolina Zoo known as one of the country's largest natural habitat zoo. Here you will get to see exotic wildlife situated through five miles of the park's trails. Spend about 4 to 6 hours here where your children will squeal with delight as they get up close and personal with the zoo's 1,600 animals from 225 different species.