Welcome to NC Tripping, our site dedicated to North Carolina travel! Here, you’ll find a collection of more than 450 NC travel guides, including the best things to do, our readers’ picks for the Best of NC, and much more!

Western North Carolina
Central North Carolina
Eastern North Carolina

Some of the most popular attractions include Biltmore Estate in Asheville, the massive NC Zoo in Asheboro, and that long stretch of beach known as the Outer Banks. Our guides don’t stop here, as we have you covered from the mountains to the sea.

Winter Events in NC
NC Ski Resorts
NC Winter Getaways

We’ve featured many of these places, events, and activities in our Bucket List Book. You can also shop for it and many more NC-themed products in our Shop!

Our Latest North Carolina Travel Articles

We’ve been exploring the state’s 100 counties for years and learned early on that there are almost countless spots to cover. That includes all of our bustling cities and especially, the amazing small towns scattered throughout.

We’re also constantly working on new North Carolina travel articles to share with you each week. Here are a few of the latest to come out.

Things to Do in North Carolina (Our Bucket List)

The North Carolina Bucket List Book by NC Tripping

We created a North Carolina Bucket List article that will keep all levels of North Carolina travelers busy.

Our NC Bucket List Book is the product of that guide and is a deeper dive into more than 100 places to visit. It will help you before and during your travel to North Carolina, no matter when and where you visit!

You can purchase it here in digital and print!

We’re confident to present both as complete guides, filled with popular things to do but also the lesser-known attractions.

The NC Travel Map

NC Tripping North Carolina Travel Map Created by Google Maps
North Carolina Travel Map Created via Google Maps.

If you’re a visual person, our North Carolina Travel map is a great tool for mapping trips and finding places near your home or wherever you’re staying in NC.

Along with the best statewide attractions, our guides detail where to go from:

We also keep things local and share our favorite businesses that you should support.

We dig deeper by going town by town and devouring as much as possible. Our articles have uncovered outdoor fun throughout the state, amazing food and drink scenes, and much more. We’ll help you enjoy it all, from breakfast to dinner.

Also, we like to provide as much background info as possible. Our facts about North Carolina article is an excellent example. Stay tuned as we keep coming out with more!

Meet NC Tripping (Carl and Christina)

Carl Hedinger and Christina Riley lead the team behind NC Tripping. We’re really just two people who love life in North Carolina. And while reading our articles and social media posts, you’ll quickly see that we love sharing our time traveling in NC with you.

About NC Tripping
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If you’re looking for updates on social media about where to go in North Carolina, follow us on these social media networks:

We also have a pretty active Facebook Group. It’s filled with fun and helpful people who love talking about our state as much (if not more) as we do!

We love having this community. If you need a quick hand or have some helpful tips to provide, we’d love it if you joined us!

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Also, we welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter. Each week, we share updates on our latest North Carolina travel guides, events, and much more!


NC Travel Chat

We also talk about North Carolina and interview business owners, makers, and creators who keep this state interesting. Our podcast NC Travel Chat is a collection of lists and stories of the state’s amazing people.

You can find NC Travel Chat on major players Spotify and Apple, but also anywhere one can listen to podcasts.

If you’re looking for something specific, you can search our entire site. And if you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to contact us and let us know. We’re always happy to help!

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And in case you represent a local business or destination, we’re always happy to partner up. Our media kit will show you just what we’re capable of delivering in terms of reach and exposure for you and your team.