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The 10 Most Historically Important Places To Visit In North Carolina

The History of Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina | USA Today Travel

The History of Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina

8 Enchanting Castles You’ll Only Find in North Carolina: Castle Mont Rouge, Rougemont

Most People Don't Know These 8 Castles Are Hiding Right Here In North Carolina

Do you have North Carolina travel plans? Will you be going to Winston-Salem? Read our tips on How to visit Old Salem, North Carolina.

How to visit Old Salem, North Carolina

Do you have North Carolina travel plans? Will you be going to Winston-Salem? Read our tips on How to visit Old Salem, North Carolina.

Day 4 - Morehead City, NC        Morehead City is a popular port along the Intracoastal Waterway and is always bustling with boat activity and excitement. There are plenty of interesting shops to browse in Morehead or you can tour the meticulously restored town of Beaufort, just across the Newport River. Beaufort is the third oldest town in North Carolina and has a 21-block historic district that includes a boardwalk lined with boats on one side and unique shops perfect for browsing .

Day 4 - Morehead City, NC Morehead City is a popular port along the Intracoastal Waterway and is always bustling with boat activity and excitement. There are plenty of interesting shops to browse in Morehead or you can tour the meticulously restored town of Beaufort, just across the Newport River. Beaufort is the third oldest town in North Carolina and has a 21-block historic district that includes a boardwalk lined with boats on one side and unique shops perfect for browsing .

Franklin, NC west of Asheville, is also known as the, “Gem Capitol of the World.” There are gem mines and museums here that will intrigue men and women of all ages. Back in the late 1800’s, Tiffany and Company mined for rubies and gems in the area.  Sheffield Mine is one of the oldest Ruby Mines still in operation in the Franklin, NC. Sheffield mine was once owned by Tiffany and Company,   Other mines in other parts of western NC were sources for sapphires and emeralds.

Franklin, NC west of Asheville, is also known as the, “Gem Capitol of the World.” There are gem mines and museums here that will intrigue men and women of all ages. Back in the late 1800’s, Tiffany and Company mined for rubies and gems in the area. Sheffield Mine is one of the oldest Ruby Mines still in operation in the Franklin, NC. Sheffield mine was once owned by Tiffany and Company, Other mines in other parts of western NC were sources for sapphires and emeralds.

North Carolina - Outer Banks Light Houses I have seen:  Currituck Beach, Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras, Ocracoke & Cape Lookout

North Carolina - Outer Banks Light Houses I have seen: Currituck Beach, Bodie Island, Cape Hatteras, Ocracoke & Cape Lookout

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