Plan your trip to North Carolina
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Ecotourism - Resorts and Lodges in North Carolina
Being a state so closely intertwined with Mother Nature, North Carolina makes sure to respect the wilderness. Embark on a guided hiking tour through the Great Smoky Mountains and learn about the land and preservation. Head to the Outer Banks for a guided kayak tour of these beloved Atlantic Ocean waters. Showcasing so much natural splendor, there’s a reason Grand Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the country.
Located off the shore of south east North Carolina, you'll be right on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, the 14 miles of pristine beaches available to you when you stay at Bald Head Island Limited will inspire you to preserve the environment. Give back while your on vacation and learn what can be done to protect this beautiful area.
A great home base for a North Carolina hiking excursion, High Hampton Inn & Country Club places outdoor enthusiasts amongst eight hiking trails offering the opportunity to traverse 1,400 acres-worth of the High Hampton property. With varying skill levels, you'll be sure to find the trail that's just right for you. Once the summit of Chimney Top...
With views of the Smoky Mountains, Nantahala River and Fontana Lake, staying at Watershed Cabins will have you asking what you can do to preserve this beautiful natural retreat. Learn about the surrounding environment and what you can do to help during your next vacation to Bryson City and North Carolina's Smoky Mountains.
If the views of the Smoky Mountains and Lake Junaluska don't inspire you to help preserve the environment, nothing will. While on vacation in North Carolina, take time to give back to Mother Nature by learning what we can do to best preserve it. Visit nearby Pisgah National Forest or Great Smoky Mountain National Park for some extra inspiration...
Williamson Realty Vacations has taken every effort to preserve the beauty of the shores of Ocean Isle Beach. Ocean Isle Beach was named 2008's Best Restored Beach by American Shore and Beach Preservation Association! Come enjoy the beauty of all their hard work and see what you can do to keep it going! Hiking, biking, or just wandering through this...
There is so much to explore in the Outer Banks region and the local experts are ready to share will the curious adventurer. Places like Network for Endangered Sea Turtles and Nags Head Wood Ecological Preserve have scheduled hikes with guides who will help you look at the wilderness in a new way. Explore the coast like never before!
The backdrop of the Smoky Mountains will inspire you to preserve the area. When you stay in the Smoky Mountain Getaways, you'll be in the heart of nature. Enjoy the variety of rivers, including the Nantahala River. While you're here, respect the area around you and make sure to clean up after yourself. You'll be happy you did!
When you come to Topsail Island, you will discover a whole new coastal habitat. Let the experts show you around with a trip to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, or spend some time with the Belle of Topsail for a riverboat tour. You can enjoy the great outdoors while you discover why the locals love it here!
North Carolina Top List Picks
Bryson City, though small, is a behemoth when it comes to natural splendor. Flanked by both the Great Smoky Mountain Range/National Park, Nantahala National Forest, and the historic Tuckasegee River,... more
The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a great family vacation destination. The area is absolutely bursting with quality hotels and fabulous beaches. But with so many choices, it's hard to decide where... more