Plan your trip to North Carolina
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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in North Carolina
Nature abounds in North Carolina! At the center of its natural splendor is Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Showcasing more than 500,000 acres, it is the most visited national park in the United States and teeming with adventures like hiking, fly fishing, horseback riding, and bicycling. When autumn arrives, enjoy the vibrant fall foliage. Head to the coast and enjoy the majesty of the Atlantic Ocean and observe marine life on ocean cruises. You’ll love exploring this wilderness wonderland!
Stay at Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront, and you'll be surrounded by natural beauty. It can be as simple as walking the beach at sunrise, or you could visit the Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve. The Elizabethan Gardens are worth seeing as well! Nature's always on display at Ramada Plaza Nags Head Beach!
Ocean Isle Inn offers you a truly beautiful setting on the seven-mile shoreline of Ocean Isle Beach. Explore the gorgeous beaches, search for seashells, or head into the waters for an incredible adventure. Nearby you can visit many beautiful parks in Brunswick, Horry and New Hanover Counties.
A stay at The Sea Ranch Resort is the perfect way to get out to the beautiful coast of North Carolina to enjoy the beauty of coastal life. Get up early and watch the sun rise over the ocean, or walk the endless sandy beaches, it's worth it! Nature's beauty is on full display with a stay at The Sea Ranch Resort!
Reconnect with nature by booking a stay at High Hampton Inn & Country Club in the Blue Ridge Mountains. For a truly unique hike though this beautiful North Carolina landscape, embark on a mountain excursion with a llama -- offered Friday mornings and afternoons!
Situated on the pristine white beaches of North Carolina, with the stunning views of the waves and surf, the sand and sun, you'll get lost in the peaceful rhythms and tranquility of the natural beauty. Enjoy the area with a swim, or a walk on the beach. Or if you're feeling more adventurous, try parasailing or jet skiing!
There are plenty of ways to explore the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains during your North Carolina getaway including hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Spanning over 400 miles and often referred to as "America's Favorite Drive", the Blue Ridge Parkway gives you the ultimate scenic road trip. You'll love the inspiring natural surroundings,...
Immerse yourself in the natural setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore the area by taking a trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway, a 470-mile parkway considered to be the nation's most scenic highway. Stop off at the scenic overlooks and create your own adventure by navigating one of the many hiking trails.
North Carolina offers you miles of stunning mountain trails to explore. Whether it's scanning the trees for local birds or discovering a waterfall in the woods, natural beauty is all around. When you stay at Mill House Lodge you're in the center of all this wondrous scenery; visit everything from SkyTop Orchard to Chimney Rock Park. You can't get...
The Great Smoky Mountains are not the only outdoor attraction you will enjoy during your stay at Yogi in the Smokies. Guests can hike or bike to Mingo Falls, a 200-foot waterfall located just four miles from the campground. Arrange a tubing or whitewater rafting trip from June through October with Smoky Mountain Tubing.
From a luxurious condo or oceanfront hideaway from Treasure Realty you can explore Topsail Island. Spend the afternoon under the sun in a chartered boat discovering the waters of the North Carolina coast. At the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center you can check out marine wildlife up close. Spend some time wandering along the...
Discover the coast like never before! Our pristine south-facing coastline is the perfect place to walk the shore at sunrise and sunset in search of seashells, sea glass and the ultimate in peace and relaxation. Barrier islands are perfect to explore – Shackleford Banks is a popular destination for explorers and is home to a herd of roughly 120...
North Carolina's coastal environment is waiting to be discovered during your next trip to the Outer Banks region. Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals is surrounded by untouched wildlife preserve, providing an unmatched backdrop during your stay. Spend the day hiking through Pea Island Wildlife Refuge or take a tour through the...
The coastal environment holds a unique beauty during any trip to North Carolina. After spending a night in a comfortable rental from Access Realty Group, you can get out and explore the area on numerous hiking trails, learn something new at Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue, or enjoy a bout tour with The Queen Jean. There are plenty of ways to...
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