North Carolina has something for everyone, with the highest mountains in the eastern United States, 300 miles of pristine coastline, quaint towns and vibrant cities. From the mountains to the sea, explore the natural, scenic beauty and enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures such as hiking, cycling, skiing and water sports such as kayaking, paddleboarding (SUP) and surfing. The State has many retreats to choose from, many are more active, but there are are also offerings focused on wellness, yoga, meditation and mindfulness.
With its diverse geography, North Carolina offers abundant opportunities for those who enjoy being outdoors. From kayaking and whitewater rafting on its rivers to fishing in its lakes and streams, the state is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The western part of North Carolina is home to the majestic Appalachian Mountains, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, where travelers can enjoy hiking and camping.
North Carolina has many golf retreats and resorts catering to golf enthusiasts. The state is known for its beautiful golf courses and scenic surroundings, making it a go-to destination for those looking for a golf holiday destination.
There are also creative activities to be found. The town of penland offers workshops and retreats focused on various artistic disciplines such as glassblowing, ceramics, jewelry-making, and more. While little Switzerland is a destination that provides a serene setting for artists, writers, and musicians to work on their craft and engage in creative activities.
For those looking to visit urban North Carolina it is home to vibrant cities like Asheville, Raleigh, Durham, and Charlotte. These urban centers offer a lively atmosphere with a variety of entertainment options, including art galleries, music venues, theaters, shopping districts, and diverse dining experiences.
Whether you enjoy hiking, fishing, kayaking, or golfing, North Carolina provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. You can explore numerous state parks, go whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, or enjoy water sports on the Outer Banks. Don't forget yoga and wellness.