31 May Summer Vacations In North Carolina
Planning a summer vacation? Why look any further than right here in North Carolina? North Carolina has beautiful destinations to take advantage, especially during the warmer months. From the mountains to the ocean and everything is between, North Carolina has a new view everywhere you look. Many people tend to forget about the hidden beauties right in their back yard. Here are some of the best travel destinations in North Carolina according the VisitNC.com.
•Outer Banks. North Carolina has around 300 miles of Coast Line filled with many activities. Travel to the coast of NC this summer to enjoy the beaches and take a tour of the many lighthouses that line the coast.
•Blue Ridge Parkway. From the beaches to the mountains, North Carolina has 250 miles of winding roads that travel through the Blue Ridge Mountains. Along the way are numerous mountain towns that offer local food, art, and music. Don’t forget to take advantage of the breath taking views!
•Biltmore Estate. America’s largest private home is in our very own state! Making a weekend get-a-way would be the perfect amount of time to tour the 250 rooms Biltmore Estate along with the ground that includes a winery.
•USS North Carolina. Take a tour of the battleship, USS North Carolina that is stationed along the North Carolina coast in Wilmington. Learn about the history of the battleship while in the battleship yourself. While your also in Wilmington, take advantage of visiting downtown where many television shows, such as One Tree Hill and Dawson’s Creek, have been filmed.
•Reed Gold Mine. If you don’t want to go far, Reed’s Gold Mine is right outside of Charlotte and is an official historic site in North Carolina. Reed Gold Mine is the place where gold was first found in the United States. Take the family for a day-trip, to tour the grounds and even have the chance to find gold yourself!
North Carolina has countless destinations for you and your family to enjoy this summer. Hop online and look for discount packages to places such as Reed Gold Mine and the Biltmore Estate. Traveling local cannot only save your time, but money as well. Of course, before you start any road trip, make sure your auto insurance policy is up to date. Call Spivey Insurance Group if you have any questions about your auto insurance policy before you take any summer vacations at 704-821-4460. Share with us where you will be traveling this summer on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google Plus!