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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!
Enjoy your time at Bald Head Island Limited, by exploring Nature's bounty. There are 10,00 acres of salt marshes, state protected tidal creeks, maritime forests, and 14 miles of beautiful ocean coast. Whether you want to hike through the State Reserve, or just kayak in the ocean, Bald Head Island Limited is the place to enjoy it all!
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,...
There's no better way to get close to nature than at Watershed Cabins. Their luxury log cabins are located amongst the lush forests and majestic Smoky Mountains, offering you a truly secluded and natural setting for your North Carolina vacation. Take in all the views as you explore the Tsali trails or spend a day fishing at the Nantahala River....
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.
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...
The island is seven miles long and the beautiful seaside nature can be seen from every direction thanks to your ideal position on the South Brunswick Isles. Take a stroll along 2008's award winning Best Restored Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, and collect shells and look to the sky and the water for the native animals!
Enjoy what nature has to offer with a trip to Topsail. This 26-mile island town is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing getaway. Spend the day on the trails, charter a guide for a kayak tour, or learn about sea turtles at the nearby rehabilitation center. You can also charter a deep sea fishing trip for a chance to land a trophy you won't soon...
Visiting the Smoky Mountains offers you an outdoor playground like no other. Rolling hills, towering peaks, blue skies and wandering waterways give way to exciting activities like hiking, mountain biking on the Tsali Recreation Trail System, white water rafting, and so much more! Spend the morning on a scenic railroad tour followed by rafting 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
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