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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!
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!
When you stay at Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk you'll be surrounded by the beauty of nature. Simply walk the beach at sunrise or, if you're looking for something more adventures, visit nearby Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. There are plenty of great ways to enjoy nature at Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk!
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!
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,...
Area attractions number in the hundreds in America’s playground of the Great Smoky Mountains! Go skiing in Maggie Valley during a winter getaway, kayaking and whitewater rafting on the raging Nantahala River, mountain biking at Tsali Recreation Park, hiking at Deep Creek or Appalachian Trail, and boating and fishing on the 10,000-acre Fontana...
Jefferson Landing is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here, you will have easy access to hiking trails, stunning bluffs, and the height of the mountains. Put on your hiking shoes and explore Grandfather Mountain, or The Blowing Rock where you can discover ancient stories of the area. Just steps from your town home, you will...
Greybeard Rentals has partnered with Navitat and French Broad Rafting to offer a one-of-a-kind outdoor vacation package that will have you soaring through the trees and racing over rapids. You'll enjoy a zipline canopy tour through the elegance of the Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as a whitewater rafting trip down the French Broad River! Explore...
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.
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!
Being surrounded by 1000 acres of wilderness with five miles of mountain riverfront, Singletree Gun & Plough is uniquely designed to provide relaxation and rejuvenation far from the maddening crowds. The quiet solitude of the woodland cabins, or the gracious porches and sitting rooms of the Big Lodge are designed for the enjoyment of the nature...
North Carolina Top List Picks
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
The Atlantic Ocean and clean sandy beaches, sand dunes, and natural beauties fill the North Carolina Coast and provide the perfect setting for a family escape. These top North Carolina Coast family... more