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North Carolina

Updated: October 19th, 2020

Below is a list of best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

​In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.

Breakfast

- Britts Donuts

11 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

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- Rise

530 Daniels St, Raleigh, NC 27605

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- Wake N Bake Donuts

1401 N Lake Park Blvd #46, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

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- Reigning Doughnuts

3120 N Davidson St STE 100, Charlotte, NC 28205

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- Monuts

1002 9th St, Durham, NC 27705

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- Duck Donuts

1710 Kenilworth Ave #220, Charlotte, NC 28203

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- Hole Doughnuts

168 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

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- Stick Boy Bread Company

345 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607

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- Local Lion

791 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607

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- Vortex Doughnuts

32 Banks Ave #106, Asheville, NC 28801

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- Baker's Dozen Donut Shop

1307 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

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- HenDough Chicken & Donuts

532 Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739

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- Superior Bakery

2433 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28304

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- Baker's Kitchen Restaurant & Bakery

227 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560

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Activities

- Biltmore

1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803

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Adult Admission: $94.00

- Battleship North Carolina

1 Battleship Rd NE, Wilmington, NC 28401

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Adult Admission: $14.00

- North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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General Admission: Free

- North Carolina Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607

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- Museum of Life and Science

433 W Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704

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Adult Admission: $23.00

- NASCAR Hall of Fame

400 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28202

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General Admission: $25.00

- Discovery Place

301 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Adult Admission: $19.00

- North Carolina Zoo

4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC 27205

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Adult Admission: $15.00

- Wright Brothers National Memorial

1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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Adult Admission: $10.00

- North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512

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General Admission: $12.95

- U.S. National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214

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Adult Day Pass: $59.00

- Carowinds

300 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273

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- Tweetsie Railroad

300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

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- Grandfather Mountain

36.09537, -81.82938

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Adult Park Admission: $22.00

- Chimney Rock State Park

35.43285, -82.2396

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Adult Admission: $17.00

- Mount Mitchell State Park

2388 NC-128, Burnsville, NC 28714

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- Fort Macon State Park

2303 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

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- North Carolina State Capitol

1 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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Admission: Free

- Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC 27920

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Adult Climb: $8.00

- Jockey's Ridge State Park

300 W Carolista Dr, Nags Head, NC 27959

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- Airborne & Special Operations Museum

100 Bragg Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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Admission: Free, Donations Welcomed

- Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum

62 Vintage Ln, Maggie Valley, NC 28751

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Adult Admission: $15.00

- Museum of the Cherokee Indian

589 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719

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Adult Admission: $12.00

- Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

45 Mitchell St, Bryson City, NC 28713

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- Nantahala Outdoor Center

13077 U.S. 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28713

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- Linville Caverns

19929 US 221 N, Marion, NC 28752

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Adult Admission: $10.00

- Dupont State Forest

35.20933, -82.61552

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- Land of OZ

1007 Beech Mountain Pkwy, Beech Mountain, NC 28604

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- Zen Tubing

1648 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

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- Kerr Scott Trails

36.13024, -81.22885

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Lunch/Dinner

- Angus Barn

9401 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617

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- Al's Burger Shack

516 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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- 12 Bones Smokehouse

5 Foundy St Ste 10, Asheville, NC 28801

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- ACE No. 3

1001 Belmont Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

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- Hops Burger Bar

2419 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403

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- Come Back Shack

1521 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607

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- Price's Chicken Coop

1614 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203

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- Buxton Hall Barbecue

32 Banks Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

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- The Roast Grill

7 S West St, Raleigh, NC 27603

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- Zack's Hotdogs

201 W Davis St, Burlington, NC 27215

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- Benchwarmers Bagels

500 E Davie St STE 107, Raleigh, NC 27601

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- White Labs Kitchen & Tap

172 S Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801

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- All Souls Pizza

175 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

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- Lost Province Brewing Co.

130 N Depot St, Boone, NC 28607

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- Blue Mountain Pizza

55 N Main St, Weaverville, NC 28787

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- Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607

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- White Duck Taco Shop

388 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801

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- Sam Jones BBQ

715 W Fire Tower Rd, Winterville, NC 28590

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- Bar-B-Q Center of Lexington

900 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292

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- The Skylight Inn

4618 Lee St, Ayden, NC 28513

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- Pik N Pig

194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage, NC 28327

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- Calabash Creamery

9910 Beach Dr SW, Calabash, NC 28467

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- Maple View Farm Ice Cream

6900 Rocky Ridge Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

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- Baked Pie Company

4 Long Shoals Rd Suite A, Arden, NC 28704

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- Tony's Ice Cream

604 E Franklin Blvd #7111, Gastonia, NC 28054

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Places to Stay

- The Umstead Hotel and Spa

100 Woodland Pond Dr, Cary, NC 27513

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $449

- The Carolina Inn

211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $209

- The Siena Hotel

1505 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $151

- Log Cabin Motor Court

330 Weaverville Rd, Asheville, NC 28804

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $101

- The Mast Farm Inn

2543 Broadstone Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: Check Their Website

- The Omni Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $310

- Chetola Resort Lodge

185 Chetola Lake Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $202

- The Horton Hotel

611 W King St, Boone, NC 28607

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $239

- The Durham Hotel

315 E Chapel Hill St, Durham, NC 27701

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $142

- Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

303 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $200

- ARRIVE Wilmington

101 S 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $146

- The Ivey's Hotel

127 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $269

- Unscripted Durham

202 N, Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $103

- The Foundry Hotel Asheville

51 S Market St, Asheville, NC 28801

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $423

- The Longleaf Hotel

300 N Dawson St, Raleigh, NC 27603

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Average cost a night on a weekend in November: $87

21 and Up Fun

- Big Boss Brewing Company

1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604

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- Raleigh Brewing Company

3709 Neil St, Raleigh, NC 27607

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- Fullsteam Brewery

726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701

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- Bold Rock Mills River Cidery

72 School House Rd, Mills River, NC 28759

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- Wooden Robot Brewery

1440 S Tryon St UNIT 110, Charlotte, NC 28203

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- Birdsong Brewing Co.

1016 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28206

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- Highland Brewing Company

12 Old Charlotte Hwy #200, Asheville, NC 28803

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- New Belgium Brewing Company

21 Craven St, Asheville, NC 28806

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- Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

100 Sierra Nevada Way, Fletcher, NC 28732

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- Trophy Brewing & Pizza

827 W Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603

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- Bull City Ciderworks

305 S Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27701

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- Boxcar Bar + Arcade

330 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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- Natty Greene's

345 S Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401

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- NoDa Brewing Company

2921 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28206

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- Red Hare Brewery

4802 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470

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 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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