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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!
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!
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...
Get as close to nature as possible with a vacation at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center. Surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Smoky Mountains and just steps from the shores of Lake Junaluska, there's no place better for a nature adventure than this. Take out a canoe onto the lake for relaxing exploration or enjoy a boat tour...
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!
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
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