North Carolina Attractions

Carolina Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Carolina Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Their mission is to serve their patients with exceptional medical and therapeutic care. Visit with any of their physicians and staff and you will find that they are dedicated to providing the medical information you need in a caring environment that promotes healing. Carolina Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (COSM) was formed in September 2007 by the...

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Candle Corp of America

Give your home that wonderful glow from candles. We offer a huge variety of candles in all shapes, sizes and scents. By the bag or singles our prices are incredible. Over 16,000 sq. feet of candles - with savings of 50%-75% EVERYDAY. Manufactures candles; wholesales candles Sewing and stitchery and weaving equipment and accessories, Candlemaking,...

Charlotte

Charlotte Charlotte, funny name for a town! It was named in honor of Queen Charlotte, wife of George III of England. His fierce resistance during the War of Independence against the English was also being called "Hornet's Nest" (nest of hornets). Today, it is known that Charlotte has become one of the largest banking centers in the USA. It was born in 1755 in...

Fishing Areas in Wake County

Apex Community Park Lake CFP Apex Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Phone: (919) 249-3344, (919) 249-3402 How To Go: From the intersection of U.S. 1 and U.S. 64 east of Apex, take U.S. 64 west. Go 1.3 mile; turn right on Lake Pine Drive (S.R.1521). Go 0.3 mile; lake is on the left. About the Apex Community Park Lake: Several sections of shoreline...

Charlotte Nature Museum

Charlotte Nature Museum One of the top hands-on science museums in the nation, Discovery Place provides ever-changing, entertaining facilities that foster experiences in areas that range from life science to space exploration. The Nature Museum, a Queen City tradition for more than 50 years, provides a place to explore nature at its unique location near Freedom Park. Discovery...

Arden

Arden Small town in the State of North Carolina located in the mountains, west of the state. Arden is an unincorporated area located in southern Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the United States. Arden is approximately considered the area between Skyland and Fletcher near the Henderson County line. The community is part of the Asheville Metropolitan...

Watsonatta Western World

Watsonatta Western World For all your western wear needs come to Watsonatta Western World in Boone, North Carolina. In the heart of downtown Boone since 1969, they have the largest selection of authentic western wear anywhere in the High Country. From high quality Wrangler jeans to Justin boots and Tucker Saddles, they are the High Country's premier source for western apparel. Be...

The Cabin Store

The Cabin Store The Cabin Store offers the largest selection of rustic furnishings and accessories in the High Country. They specialize in Aspen Log and Lodge Pole Pine furniture, Leather and Cowhide furniture, Hickory furniture and accessories featuring Bear, Moose, Horse, Deer, Turkey and Buffalo. In addition, they offer carved bears from Colorado carvers, BearFoots by...

Linville Gorge Trails

Linville Gorge Trails Here is a list of some of the more popular and longer trails in the Gorge area (although many interconnect to make longer hikes). Be forewarned, the Linville Gorge Wilderness is one of the most remote, rugged wilderness areas in the entire Eastern United States. Trails are marked at the trailhead, but are not signed or blazed once inside the wilderness....

How To SHOP For SKIS & SNOWBOARDS

How To SHOP For SKIS & SNOWBOARDS In the past 10 years, manufacturers have begun to narrow their focus so that each consumer can find a product that will not only fit their budget, but also their ability level. Ten years ago a person may have had one option, per company, that truly was a suitable ski. And for snowboarders? Forget it, very few options, sometimes as few as one or two boards...

Fishing Areas in Guilford County

Bur-Mil Park Ponds CFP, Greensboro Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department, Phone: (336) 373-3800 How To Go: From Greensboro, take U.S. 220 north; turn right (east) on Owl’s Roost Road (S.R. 2337). Go 0.4 mile; turn left on Bur-Mil Club Road. The park office is ahead; the two ponds are located toward the rear of the park. About the Bur-Mil Park Ponds:...

Bouldering

Bouldering When visiting the southeastern mountains, have you ever seen those people walking along the parkway or at a rest stop with something that looks like a large foam pad strapped to their backs and wondered what in the world they're doing? Most likely they're headed out to go bouldering at one of the many local bouldering sites and the things on their backs are...

Belk House

Belk House CharlesChristian Hook arrived in Charlotte in 1890, after his graduation from Washington University. He originally planned to be a teacher, but two years later, he set up shop as an architect and started changing the face of Charlotte.  He soon attracted the attention of developer Edward Dilworth Latta, who was launching Charlotte's first...

Raleigh

Raleigh It is not known whether Sir Walter Raleigh was a friend or lover Elizabeth 1st of England is always there that it conceded a great state of America, called Caroline. At the time, both were met Caroline. Today, Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina as well as Charlotte is the largest city in the two states. The city was founded in 1792 and named "Raleigh...

Fishing Areas in Mecklenburg County

Freedom Park CFP, Charlotte Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department, Phone: (704) 432-4280 How To Go: In Charlotte, go west on Independence Boulevard. Go to the intersection with Kings Drive; turn left. Go 1.3 mile; turn right on East Boulevard. Go 0.1 mile; park entrance is on the left. Go to the end of the parking lot; the lake is across the...