The North Carolina Travel Map (with 1000+ Great Places Included!)

Last Updated on June 27, 2022

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Welcome to our page that houses the NC Tripping North Carolina Travel Map. If you’re a visual type of planner, this North Carolina travel map (created using Google Maps) will help you find places near your home or wherever you’re staying.

North Carolina Travel Map

This is also where you’ll find places that we’ve mentioned in our NC Bucket List Guide, inside our BOOK, and in individual articles on this site.

While we work to make this a complete listing of everything there is to do in North Carolina, please keep coming back. We update this constantly to keep the map a visual representation of all the places we’ve featured on NC Tripping.

Read More: 100+ Unique Things to Do in North Carolina

There are two main sections of this guide, including the following:

The NC Tripping North Carolina Travel Map

Our bucket list of things to do in North Carolina is a massive collection of our favorite places to visit. This map shows you just how much of this state we’ve covered and what you can, too!

Regional North Carolina Travel Maps

These are regional North Carolina Travel Maps with attractions listed by specific counties.

North Carolina Travel Map Locations Mentioned (By Categories)

All North Carolina Travel Map Locations and categories are organized in ABC order. There may some duplicates and overlaps, like hiking trails that also lead to waterfalls.

Here’s a list of categories featured in this section:

North Carolina Travel Map Locations (Agritourism, Animal Parks, and Preserves)

North Carolina Travel Map Agritourism Farms Animal Parks
  • All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm
  • Apple Hill Farm
  • Apple Hill Orchard
  • Ashe County Cheese
  • Ashe County Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
  • Carolina Tiger Rescue
  • Carolina Raptor Center
  • Carol Sue Farms
  • Carrigan Farms
  • Carter Blueberry Farm (Fayetteville)
  • Corolla Wild Horse Fund
  • Coston Farms and Apple House
  • Creasman Farms
  • Devil Dog Orchard
  • Farmer Mac’s Blueberry Farm
  • Frosty’s Choose and Cut
  • Gallberry Farm (Hope Mills)
  • Gillis Hill Farm (Fayetteville)
  • Gillis Hill Road Produce (Fayetteville)
  • Grandad’s Apples n’ Such
  • Hill Ridge Farms
  • Hubb’s Farm
  • Justus Orchard
  • Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center
  • Kersey Valley Maize Adventure

North Carolina Travel Map Locations (Breweries, Distilleries and Bars, and Wineries)

North Carolina Travel Map of Breweries Wineries Distilleries

On our map, NC breweries are alphabetically ordered with distilleries and wineries. Here, we’ve grouped them into specific categories here to better help you find exactly what you’re looking for.

Breweries

  • 1718 Brewing (Ocracoke)
  • All Sevens Brewing (Asheville)
  • Angry Troll Brewery (Elkin)
  • Appalachian Mountain Brewing (Boone)
  • Archetype Brewing (Asheville)
  • Asheville Brewing Company (Downtown/South Slope, North Asheville, and South Asheville)
  • Barrel Culture (Durham)
  • BearWaters Brewing (Canton and Maggie Valley)
  • Beech Mountain Brewing Company
  • Beer Army Gastropub (New Bern)
  • Bhramari Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • Big Boss Brewing Company (Raleigh)
  • Black Mountain Brewing
  • Blowing Rock Alehouse
  • Blowing Rock Brewing (Hickory)
  • Bold Rock Cider (Downtown Asheville and Mills River)
  • Boojum Brewing Company (Waynesville)
  • Booneshine Brewing Company (Boone)
  • Brewery Bhavana (Raleigh)
  • Bright Light Brewing Company (Fayetteville)
  • Bull City Burger & Brewery (Durham)
  • Bull City Ciderworks (Durham and Lexington)
  • Bull Durham Beer Co
  • Burial Beer Co (Forestry Camp and South Slope)
  • Burning Blush Brewery (Mills River)
  • Buzzed Viking (Concord)
  • Cabarrus Brewing (Concord)
  • Carolina Brewery (Chapel Hill and Pittsboro)
  • Carolina Brewing Company (Holly Springs)
  • Catawba Brewing (Asheville, Biltmore Village, Charlotte, and Morganton)
  • Clouds Brewing (Raleigh)
  • Compass Rose Brewery (Raleigh)
  • Crank Arm Brewing (Raleigh)
  • Crystal Coast Brewing (Atlantic Beach)
  • D9 (Charlotte, Hendersonville, and Lake Norman)
  • Dirtbag Ales (Hope Mills)
  • Double Barley Brewing (Smithfield)
  • The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery (Farmville)
  • Ecusta Brewing (Pisgah Forest)
  • Elevated Mountain Distilling Company (Maggie Valley)
  • Flying Machine Brewing (Wilmington)
  • Flytrap Brewing (Wilmington)
  • Fonta Flora Brewing (Downtown Morganton and Whippoorwill Farm)
  • Foothills Brewing (Winston-Salem)
  • Front Street Brewing (Wilmington)
  • Four Saints Brewing (Asheboro)
  • Fourth Creek Brewing Co (Statesville)
  • French Broad Brewery (Asheville)
  • Fullsteam Brewing (Downtown Durham and Boxyard RTP)
  • Funguys Brewing (Raleigh)
  • Gaston Brewing Company (Fayetteville)
  • Ginger’s Revenge (Asheville)
  • Ghostface Brewing (Mooresville and Beer Lab)
  • Gizmo Brew Works (Chapel Hill and Raleigh)
  • Hatchet Brewing (Southern Pines)
  • Haw River Farmhouse Ales (Saxapahaw)
  • Heist Brewery (NoDa and Barrel Arts)
  • Hickory Nut Brewing (Chimney Rock)
  • High Branch Brewing (Concord)
  • Highland Brewing (Asheville, Original Location & S&W Market)
  • Hillman Beer (Asheville and Old Fort)
  • Hi-Wire Brewing (Big Top Asheville, South Slope Asheville, Durham, and Wilmington)
  • Homeplace Brewing (Burnsville)
  • Hopfly Brewing Company (Wilmington)
  • Jolly Roger Brewing Company (Mooresville)
  • King Canary Brewing (Mooresville)
  • Little City Brewing + Provisions (Raleigh)
  • Lonerider Brewing Company (Raleigh)
  • Lost Province Brewing Company (Boone)
  • Lynnwood Brewing Concern (Raleigh)
  • Mad Mole Brewing (Wilmington)
  • Mica Town Brewing (Marion)
  • Mills River Brewing
  • Mordecai Beverage Co (Raleigh)
  • Mother Earth Brewing (Kinston)
  • Nantahala Brewing Company (Bryson City and Sylva)
  • Natty Greene’s Brewing (Greensboro)
  • Neuse River Brewing Company (Raleigh)
  • New Belgium Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • Newgrass Brewing (Shelby)
  • New River Brewing (West Jefferson)
  • New Sarum Brewing (Salisbury)
  • Nickelpoint Brewing Co (Raleigh)
  • NoDa Brewing Company (Charlotte North Davidson, CLT International Airport, and Charlotte Northend)
  • Oklawaha Brewing (Hendersonville)
  • Old Armor Beer Company (Kannapolis)
  • Olde Hickory Brewing (Hickory)
  • One World Brewing (Downtown and West Asheville)
  • Oskar Blues Brewery (Brevard)
  • Outer Banks Brewing Station (Kill Devil Hills)
  • Oyster House Brewing Company (Asheville)
  • Pig Pounder Brewing (Greensboro)
  • Pinehurst Brewing
  • Pitt Street Brewing Company (Greenville)
  • Ponysaurus Brewing (Durham)
  • Pop’s Place (Maggie Valley)
  • R&R Brewing (Mount Olive)
  • Raleigh Brewing Company
  • Red Buffalo Brewing Co (Statesville)
  • Red Hill Brewing (Concord)
  • Red Oak Brewery (Whitsett)
  • Refinery 13 Taproom (Marion)
  • Salty Turtle Beer Company (Surf City)
  • Sidetracked Brewery (Morganton)
  • Sierra Nevada Brewing (Fletcher)
  • Skull Camp Brewery (Elkin)
  • Southern Pines Brewing (#1 and #2)
  • Southern Strain Brewing (Concord)
  • Sycamore Brewing (Charlotte)
  • Tarboro Brewing (Rocky Mount and Tarboro)
  • Trophy Brewing Co (Taproom and Pizza Locations)
  • Twenty-Six Acres Brewing (Concord)
  • Twin Leaf Brewery (Asheville)
  • Two Boros Brewery (Wilkesboro)
  • Uptown Brewing Company (Greenville)
  • Urban Orchard Cider Co (Asheville South Slope and West Asheville)
  • Wedge Brewing Company (Asheville Foundation and West Asheville)
  • Weeping Radish (Grandy)
  • Whistle Hop Brewing (Fairview)
  • White Elephant Beer Company (Mount Airy)
  • Whiteside Brewing Co (Cashiers)
  • White Street Brewing Company (Wake Forest)
  • Wicked Weed (Asheville Brewpub, Asheville Funkatorium, and Candler)
  • Wilmington Brewing Company
  • Wise Man Brewing (Winston-Salem)
  • Wrightsville Beach Brewing (Wilmington)
  • Zillicoah Beer Co (Asheville)

Read More: The Best Breweries in North Carolina

Distilleries and Bars on the North Carolina Travel Map

  • Broadslab Distillery (Benson)
  • Call Family Distillers (Wilkesboro)
  • Copper Barrel Distillery (North Wilkesboro)
  • Fainting Goat Spirits (Greensboro)
  • Fruition (Elkin)
  • Southern Distilling Company (Statesville)
  • Southern Grace Distilleries (Mount Pleasant)

Read More: Distilleries in North Carolina

Meaderies on the North Carolina Travel Map

  • Keeper’s Cut Meadery (Marion)

Wineries on the North Carolina Travel Map

  • Adagio Vineyards (Elkin)
  • Banner Elk Winery & Villa
  • Bannerman Vineyard and Winery (Burgaw)
  • Burntshirt Vineyards (Hendersonville)
  • Carolina Heritage Vineyards (Elkin)
  • Catawba Farms (Newton)
  • Childress Vineyards (Lexington)
  • Daveste Vineyards (Troutman)
  • Duplin Winery (Rose Hill)
  • Elkin Creek Vineyard and Winery
  • Golden Road Vineyards (State Road)
  • Grandfather Vineyard (Banner Elk)
  • Grassy Creek Vineyard (Elkin)
  • Grietje’s Garden Vineyard (Olin)
  • Haze Gray Vineyards (Dobson)
  • Hazy Red Vineyard (Statesville)
  • Hidden Vineyard (Dobson)
  • JOLO Winery and Vineyards (Pilot Mountain)
  • Jones von Drehle Vineyards (Thurmond)
  • Junius Lindsay Vineyard (Lexington)
  • Lazy Elm Vineyard and Winery (Mocksville)
  • Linville Falls Winery
  • McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks (Thurmond)
  • Piccione Vineyards (Ronda)
  • Pilot Mountain Vineyards (Pinnacle)
  • Raffaldini Vineyards (Ronda)
  • RayLen Vineyards and Winery (Mocksville)
  • Round Peak Vineyards (Mount Airy)
  • Russian Chapel Hills Winery (Columbus)
  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (Hendersonville)
  • Serre Vineyards (Mount Airy)
  • Shelton Vineyards (Dobson)
  • Silver Fork Winery (Morganton)
  • Slightly Askew Winery (Elkin)
  • Sophie’s Cork & Ale (Lexington)
  • Stardust Cellars (Wilkesboro)
  • Stony Knoll Vineyards (Dobson)
  • Weathervane Winery (Lexington)
  • Wine Maestro (Statesville)

Read More: The Best North Carolina Wineries

North Carolina Travel Map Locations (Ferry Terminals)

  • Cedar Island Ferry Terminal
  • Hatteras Ferry Terminal
  • Ocracoke Ferry Terminal
  • Ocracoke North Ferry Terminal
  • Swan Quarter Ferry Terminal

North Carolina Travel Map Locations (Historic and Cultural Sites)

North Carolina Travel Map of Cultural and Historic Sites
  • 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
  • 1897 Poe House (Fayetteville)
  • African-American History Museum (Gastonia)
  • African-American Trailblazers Mural (Chapel Hill)
  • Alexander County Old Jail Museum
  • American Museum of the House Cat
  • American Tobacco Campus
  • Appalachian Pinball Museum
  • Appalachian State University
  • ArtExposure
  • Asheville Art Museum
  • Asheville Gallery of Art
  • Asheville Museum of Science
  • Asheville River Arts District
  • Ava Gardner Museum
  • Averasboro Civil War Battlefield
  • Bare Dark Sky Observatory
  • Battleship North Carolina
  • Benson Museum of Local History
  • Biltmore Estate
  • Black Wall Street (Durham)
  • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
  • Blue Ridge Artisan Center
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center
  • Board and Brush
  • Bob Timberlake Gallery and Museum
  • Bodie Island Lighthouse
  • Brady C. Jefcoat Museum (Murfreesboro)
  • Brevard College
  • Brinegar Cabin
  • Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson
  • Burgaw Train Depot
  • Cape Fear Museum of History and Science (Wilmington)
  • Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
  • Cape Lookout Lighthouse
  • Carl Sandburg Home
  • Catawba Science Center
  • Charlotte Hawkins Brown Institute
  • Cherokee County Historical Museum
  • Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station
  • Contemporaneo Gallery (Asheville)
  • Corolla Wild Horse Museum
  • Currituck Beach Lighthouse
  • Depot Street Renaissance Mural (Winston-Salem)
  • Discovery Place
  • Doc Watson Mural (Wilkesboro)
  • Durham Civil Rights Mural
  • Earl Scruggs Center (Shelby)
  • East Carolina University
  • Eastern Carolina Village and Museum (Greenville)
  • Elkin Muinicipal Park (E&A Rail Trail)
  • Elsewhere Modern Art Museum (Greensboro)
  • Exploration Station
  • Fascinate-U Children’s Museum (Fayetteville)
  • Fayetteville Transportation and Local History Museum
  • Fields of the Wood
  • Foothills Arts Center (Elkin)
  • Fort Butler
  • Fort Dobbs
  • Fort Fisher State Historic Site
  • Future Fashion Designers
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • General William C Lee Airborne Museum
  • Green Ridge Racquet Club
  • Greensboro Children’s Museum
  • Greensboro History Museum
  • Greensboro Science Center
  • Greenville Museum of Art
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
  • Halifax Resolves State Historic Site
  • Halifax Underground Rail Trail (Halifax, Roanoke Canal Museum, and Weldon)
  • Hart Square Village
  • Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture (Charlotte)
  • Hatteras Lighthouse
  • Hendrick Motorsports Museum
  • Henry River Mill Village
  • Hickory Aviation Museum
  • Hickory Ridge Living History Museum (Boone)
  • Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center
  • Historic Carson House (Marion)
  • Historic Corolla Park
  • Historic Edenton State Visitor Center
  • Historic Milton
  • Historic Sharpe House
  • Historic Stagville State Historic Site (Durham)
  • Hood Huggers International Tours (Asheville)
  • Huntley House (Color Purple House)
  • International Civil Rights Center & Museum (Greensboro)
  • Iredell Museums
  • John C Campbell Folk School
  • The Jones House (Boone)
  • KidSenses Children’s INTERACTIVE Museum
  • Kings Mountain Historical Museum
  • Lejeune Memorial Gardens
  • McAdenville Christmas Town USA
  • McDowell Arts Council
  • Macon County Historical Museum
  • Mica Gallery
  • Mill Prong House
  • Mineral and Lapidary Museum
  • Missiles and More Museum
  • Missions Pottery
  • Montford Point Marine Memorial (Jacksonville)
  • Moogseum
  • Moores Creek National Battlefield
  • Mosaic Village Mural (Charlotte)
  • Mountain Gateway Museum
  • Museum of the Albemarle
  • Museum of the Bizarre (Wilmington)
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian
  • Museum of Cut and Engraved Glass
  • Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts
  • Museum of North Carolina Minerals
  • Mustang Owner’s Museum
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame (Charlotte)
  • NC A&T State University
  • North Carolina Estuarium (Washington)
  • North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh)
  • North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh)
  • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Raleigh and Whiteville)
  • NC Music Hall of Fame (Kannapolis)
  • NC Transportation Museum (Spencer)
  • Nikwasi Mound
  • Nina Simone Plaza (Tryon)
  • Oak Island Lighthouse
  • Oconaluftee Indian Village
  • Ocracoke Lighthouse
  • Ocracoke Pony Pen
  • Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum
  • Old Baldy Lighthouse
  • Old Fort Arrowhead Monument
  • Oliver Nestus Roundhouse Museum
  • Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
  • Pender County Visitor Center
  • Penelope Barker House (Edenton)
  • Penland School of Craft
  • Pepsi Store
  • Perry’s Pond
  • Polk County Historical Museum
  • Pope House Museum
  • Portsmouth Island
  • Princeville Museum Welcome Center
  • Qualla Arts & Crafts
  • Reed Gold Mine
  • Reynolda House
  • Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail
  • St Phillips Moravian Church
  • St. Thomas Church
  • Schiele Museum of Natural Science
  • Scottish Tartans Museum
  • SMart Kinston
  • Somerset Place State Historic Site
  • Southern Arts Society
  • Southern Highland Craft Guild
  • STARworks
  • Toe River Arts
  • Tryon Fine Arts Center
  • Tryon Palace
  • Tuft’s Archives
  • Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
  • UNC Chapel Hill
  • UNC Greensboro
  • US Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum (Fayetteville)
  • Vollis P Simpson Whirligig Park
  • Washington Waterfront Underground Railroad Museum
  • Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • Western Carolina University
  • Western North Carolina Sculpture Park
  • Weymouth Center for the Arts
  • Whalehead
  • Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum
  • Whippoorwill Village
  • Wilmington Railroad Museum
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial
  • Wilkes Art Gallery (North Wilkesboro)
  • Wilkes Community College
  • Wilkes Heritage Museum (Wilkesboro)
  • WNC Nature Center
  • World’s Largest Chest of Drawers
  • Young Men’s Institute Building

Local Businesses and Tour Operators

  • 3 Pink Flamingos Boutique (Wilkesboro)
  • American Aquatic (Elkin)
  • Back Beach Wild Horse Tours (Corolla)
  • Back Country Safari Tours (Corolla)
  • Books to Be Red (Ocracoke)
  • C & J Christmas Trees (Boone)
  • The Candy Factory (Lexington)
  • Circle C Tree Farms (Boone)
  • Coastal Explorations (Corolla)
  • Conrad & Hinkle (Lexington)
  • Cook’s Outfitters (Wilkesboro)
  • Cook’s Sports (North Wilkesboro)
  • Corolla Surf Shop
  • Corolla Watersports
  • Corolla Wild Horse Tours
  • The Cottage Shop (Duck)
  • Country Bookshop (Southern Pines)
  • DD Bullwinkel’s (Brevard)
  • The Depot at Gibson Mill (Concord)
  • DE Turner Hardware (Mooresville)
  • Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books
  • Duck Village Outfitters (Duck and Salvo)
  • Eastern Outfitters (Hampstead)
  • Edge of the World Whitewater Rafting and Climbing (Banner Elk)
  • Elkin Antiques and Collectibles Mall
  • Flavors on Main General Store (Marion)
  • Foggy Pine Books (Boone)
  • Foothills Collectibles (North Wilkesboro)
  • Footsloggers (Boone)
  • Scarborough Faire Shopping Village (Duck and Kitty Hawk)
  • Guilford Mill (Oak Ridge)
  • Hero Clash Collectibles (North Wilkesboro)
  • Herring’s Outdoor Sports (Surf City)
  • Hickory Furniture Market
  • High Mountain Expeditions (Boone)
  • High Point Furniture Market
  • Island Book Shop (Carolina Beach)
  • John Furches Gallery (Elkin)
  • JR Motorsports
  • Key City Antiques (North Wilkesboro)
  • Kitty Hawk Kites (Duck and Corolla)
  • Kitty Hawk Surf Co (Corolla)
  • Lanier Hardware (Lexington)
  • Linney’s Mill (Union Grove)
  • Magic Beans Coffee Bazaar (Ocracoke)
  • Mast General Store (Boone, Valle Crucis, and More)
  • Mia’s Marketplace (Surf City)
  • Monterey Plaza (Corolla)
  • Mountaineer Mania (Boone)
  • Nine Asian & African Grocery Store (Wilkesbor)
  • Nor’ Banks Sailing & Watersports (Duck)
  • North Beach Watersports (Corolla)
  • North Topsail Surf & Paddle
  • The November Room (Elkin)
  • NC Pottery Center
  • Ocracoke Island Golf Carts
  • Quarter Moon Books & Gifts (Topsail Beach)
  • Scarborough Faire Shopping Village (Duck)
  • Pace General Store (Saluda)
  • Panoramic View Tree Farm (Boone)
  • River & Earth Expeditions (Boone)
  • Rocky Mount Mills
  • Salt Marsh Market (Surf City)
  • Scarborough Faire Shopping Village (Duck)
  • Scuppernong Books (Greensboro)
  • Seasons Inspirations (Wilkesboro)
  • Shark Attack (Sneads Ferry)
  • Shoppes at Farmers Hardware (Boone)
  • Timbuck II Shopping Village (Corolla)
  • Tony Silvagni Surf School (Carolina Beach)
  • Topsail Trading Company (Surf City)
  • Village Craftsmen (Ocracoke)
  • The Vintage Corner (Wilkesboro)
  • Wahoo’s Adventures (Blowing Rock)
  • The Waterfront Shops
  • Watauga County Farmers’ Market
  • The Widsom Table (Elkin)
  • Wild Horse Adventure Tours (Corolla)
  • Wilkes County Hardware (North Wilkesboro)
  • Yadkin Valley Fiber Center (Elkin)
  • Yadkin Valley General Store (Elkin)
  • Yadkin Valley Hemp (Elkin)
  • Yadkin Valley Quilts (Elkin)
  • Yakalacky Outfitters (Hope Mills)
  • Yellow Crayons (Fayetteville)

Read More: Why and How to Support Local Businesses

Outdoor Locations Mentioned on the North Carolina Travel Map

North Carolina Travel Map of Outdoors Hiking

These North Carolina Travel Map locations are among our favorites because they’re the perfect showcase for our beautiful state.

Here’s a list of specific subcategories within this category of outdoor attractions:

Beaches, Boat Ramps, and Piers

  • Atlantic Beach
  • Blockade Runner Sailing School
  • Carolina Beach
  • Carolina Beach Boatyard and Marina
  • Carolina Beach Pier
  • Carolina Beach State Park Boat Ramp
  • Crystal Pier (Wrightsville Beach)
  • Emerald Isle
  • Federal Point Yacht Club
  • Fort Fisher Beach
  • Johnnie Mercer’s Pier
  • Joyner Marina
  • Kure Beach
  • Kure Beach Fishing Pier
  • Lifeguarded Beach (Ocracoke)
  • Masonboro Island
  • ORV Beach (North Topsail Beach)
  • Serenity Point
  • Snows Cut Boat Ramp
  • Surf City Ocean Pier
  • Topsail Beach
  • Waterfront Villas and Yacht Club
  • Wrightsville Beach

Read More: The Best Beaches in North Carolina (Our Personal Picks)

Blue Ridge Parkway Stops

Map of Blue Ridge Parkway Highlighting North Carolina Section Image Courtesy Wikimedia Commons
Map Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons (Data available under Creative Commons Zero)

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs for 469 miles from Western Virginia through the High Country of North Carolina, through Asheville, and ends near Bryson City and Cherokee.

252 miles of this wonderful scenic road run through North Carolina and there are multiple stops worth checking out. We’ve broken map locations down into two sections, ordered from north to south:

  • High Country (Milepost 217 to MP 364)
  • Near Asheville (MP 364 to 469)

Read More: 45+ Stunning Blue Ridge Parkway Stops in North Carolina

High Country Blue Ridge Parkway North Carolina Travel Map Locations Mentioned
  • Cumberland Knob (MP 217.5)
  • Little Glade Mill Pond (MP 230)
  • Brinegar Cabin (MP 239)
  • Doughton Park Campground (MP 241)
  • Sally Mae’s on the Parkway (MP 258.8)
  • Jumpinoff Rocks (MP 260.3)
  • The Lump (MP 264.4)
  • EB Jeffress Park and Cascades Trail (MP 272.5)
  • Moses Cone Memorial Park (MP 294.6)
  • Boone Fork Trail (MP 296.5)
  • Julian Price Memorial Park (MP 297)
  • Rough Ridge Trail (MP 302.8)

Read More: 40+ Places to Visit in the High Country

Blue Ridge Parkway North Carolina Travel Map Locations Near Asheville
  • Looking Glass Rock (MP 417)
  • Graveyard Fields (MP 418.8)
  • Black Balsam Knob (MP 420.2)
  • Devil’s Courthouse (MP 422.4)
  • Richland Balsam Overlook (MP 431.4)
  • Waterrock Knob (MP 451.2)
  • Southern Terminus (MP 469.1) and Oconaluftee Visitor Center

Read More: NC Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes (30 of the Best Trails!)

Botanical Gardens

  • Airlie Gardens (Wilmington)
  • Bog Garden at Benjamin Park (Greensboro)
  • Cape Fear Botanical Garden (Fayetteville)
  • Daniel Boone Native Gardens (Boone)
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden (Belmont)
  • Fayetteville Rose Garden
  • Gateway Gardens (Greensboro)
  • Greensboro Arboretum
  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
  • Merle Watson Garden of the Senses (Wilkesboro)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (Wilmington)
  • The NC Arboretum (Asheville)
  • Sandhills Horticultural Gardens (Pinehurst)
  • Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden (Wilmington)
  • Tanger Family Bicentennial Gardens (Greensboro)

Read More: The Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in North Carolina

Hiking Trails, Greenways, and Parks (Western North Carolina)

These hiking trails are the first of three sections, starting with Western North Carolina. There will be some overlap here with our “Blue Ridge Parkway” section.

Read More: 100+ Hiking Trails in North Carolina

Hiking Trails, Greenways, and Parks (Central North Carolina)

  • Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
  • Brumley Nature Preserve
    • North Access (Hiking Only)
    • South Access (Hikers Welcome, Designed for Mountain Biking)
  • Camelot Playground
  • Carolina North Forest
  • City Lake Park
  • Confluence Natural Area
  • Dorothea Dix Park
  • Duke Forest (751 Access)
  • Eno River State Park
    • Cabe Lands Access
    • Cole Mill Access
    • Fews Ford Access and Park Office
    • Pleasant Green Access
    • Pump Station Access
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area
    • Beaverdam
    • B.W. Wells Campground
    • Highway 50
    • Holly Point Campground
    • Rolling View
    • Sandling Beach
    • Shinleaf Campground
    • Visitor Center
  • Frank Liske Park
  • Freedom Park
  • Gateway Gardens in Greensboro
  • Hanging Rock State Park
    • Climbing Access
    • Dan River Access
    • Lake Bathhouse
  • Haw River State Park
    • Iron Ore Belt Access
    • The Summit Center and Park Office
  • Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
  • Hillsborough Riverwalk
  • Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail
  • Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • James W. Tufts Memorial Park
  • Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
    • Crosswinds Campground
    • Ebenezer Church
    • New Hope Overlook
    • Parkers Creek Campground
    • Poplar Point Campground
    • Seaforth Access
    • Visitor Center
    • Vista Point Campground
    • White Oak Recreation Area
  • Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
    • Bullocksville
    • County Line
    • Henderson Point
    • Hibernia
    • J.C. Cooper Campground
    • Kimball Point
    • Nutbush Bridge North and South
    • Satterwhite Point and Visitor Center
  • Lake Norman State Park (Visitor Center and Trails)
  • Lebauer Park
  • Little River Regional Park
  • Mayo River State Park
    • Anglin Mill Access
    • Deshazo Mill Access
    • Hickory Creek Access
    • Mayo Mountain Access and Park Office
  • Morrow Mountain State Park (Park Office and Trails)
  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
  • Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
  • Penny’s Bend Nature Preserve
  • Pilot Mountain State Park
    • Bean Shoals Access
    • Hauser Road Parking
    • Ivy Bluff Access
    • Mountain Section and Visitor Center
    • Pinnacle Hotel Road/Culler Road Parking
    • Pilot Creek Access
    • Shoals Fishing Area and Paddle Access
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center
  • Saxapahaw Island Park
  • Tanglewood Park
  • US National Whitewater Center
  • Uwharrie National Forest
    • Badin Lake Campground
    • Densons Creek Nature Trail
    • Dutchman’s Creek Trailhead
    • Uwharrie Trail 109 Trailhead
    • Wood Run Trailhead
    • Yates Place
  • West Point on the Eno City Park
  • Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve
    • Visitor Center
  • William B Umstead State Park
    • Crabtree Creek Access and Visitor Center
    • Reedy Creek Access

Hiking Trails, Greenways, and Parks (Eastern North Carolina)

  • Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Arrowhead Park (Wilmington)
  • Cape Fear River Trail (Fayetteville)
  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk
  • Carolina Beach Lake Park
  • Carolina Beach State Park (Visitor Center)
  • Carvers Creek State Park
    • Long Valley Farm Access and Park Office
    • Sandhills Access
  • Brunswick Town (Fort Anderson)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (Visitor Center)
  • Carvers Creek State Park
    • Long Valley Farm Access and Park Office
    • Sandhills Access
  • Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
  • Croatan National Forest
    • Cedar Point Recreation Area
    • Flanners Beach/Neuse River Recreation Area
    • Island Creek Trailhead
    • Neusiok Area
    • Oyster Point Campground
    • Patsy Pond Nature Trail
  • Dismal Swamp State Park (Visitor Center)
  • Duck Town Park Boardwalk
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
  • Fort Macon State Park (Visitor Center)
  • Freeman Park Recreation Area
  • Goose Creek State Park
    • Visitor Center and Trails
  • Greenfield Park (Wilmington)
  • Halyburton Park (Wilmington)
  • Hammock HIlls Nature Trail (Ocracoke)
  • Hammocks Beach State Park
    • Visitor Center and Trails
  • Island Greenway (Carolina Beach)
  • J Bayard Clar Park & Nature Center (Fayetteville)
  • Jockey’s Ridge State Park
  • Joe Eakes Park (Kure Beach)
  • Jones Lake State Park (Visitor Center, Canoe and Paddleboat Dock, and Trails)
  • Joseph Ryder Lewis Jr Park (Carolina Beach)
  • Kenneth D Batts Family Park (Surf City)
  • Kitty Hawk Woods
  • Kure Beach Ocean Front Park & Pavilion
  • Lake Rim Park (Fayetteville)
  • Lake Mattamuskeet
  • Lake Waccamaw State Park (Visitor Center, Boat Ramp, and Trails)
  • Long Leaf Park (Wilmington)
  • Lumber River State Park
    • Chalk Banks Access
    • Princess Ann Access and Park Office
  • Mazarick Park (Fayetteville)
  • Medoc Mountain State Park
  • Merchants Millpond State Park
  • Mike Chappell Park (Carolina Beach)
  • Nags Head Woods
  • Ogden Park (Wilmington)
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Pettigrew State Park
  • Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary (Corolla)
  • Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
  • Rachel Carson Reserve
  • Raven Rock State Park
    • Moccasin Branch Access
    • Visitor Center
  • Riverfront Park (Wilmington)
  • Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Shackleford Banks
  • Singletary Lake State Park (Park Office)
  • Soundside Park (Surf City)
  • Springer’s Point Nature Preserve (Ocracoke)
  • Tar River Trail
  • Union Point Park
  • Wilmington Riverwalk

Read More: Winter Hikes in North Carolina

Skiing and Snow Tubing

  • Appalachian Ski Mountain
  • Beech Mountain Resort
  • Cataloochee Ski Area
  • Hawksnest Snow Tubing
  • Ski Sapphire Valley
  • Sugar Mountain Resort

Read More: Ski Resorts in North Carolina

Waterfalls

North Carolina Travel Map of Waterfalls

Read More: The Most Beautiful Waterfalls in North Carolina

Places to Stay on the North Carolina Travel Map (Hotels, Inns, Massage, Wellness, etc.)

North Carolina Travel Map of Places to Stay
  • Loggerhead Inn & Suites
  • Lost Dutchman Vein Mountain Campground
  • Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine
  • MacPherson House (Fayetteville)
  • Moravian Falls Campground
  • National Parks Service Campground (Ocracoke)
  • Nu-Wray Inn
  • O.Henry Hotel
  • Old Edwards Inn
  • Omni Grove Park Inn
  • Pinehurst Resort
  • Pines Country Inn
  • Pisgah Inn & Restaurant
  • The Pony Island Inn (Ocracoke)
  • Proximity Hotel
  • River and Twine
  • Sanderling Resort (Duck)
  • The Siena Hotel
  • Six28 House (Elkin)
  • Southern Salt Room
  • Switzerland Inn
  • Thermal City Gold Mine
  • Uwharrie National Forest Campgrounds (Badin Lake)
  • Village Yoga (Duck)
  • Washington Duke Inn
  • W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir (Bandit’s Roost Park)
  • W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir (Fort Hamby Park)
  • The Yellow House

Read More: Our Favorite Places to Stay in North Carolina

Restaurants on the North Carolina Travel Map (Recommended Eats, Barbecue, Coffee Shops, etc.)

This section of the North Carolina Travel Map will be the most contentious. Please keep in mind that we continue to update all sections, including this one.

  • 6th & Main (North Wilkesboro)
  • 7th St Public Market (Charlotte)
  • Amalfi’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria (Wilkesboro)
  • Anchor Coffee (North Wilkesboro)
  • Alston Bridges Barbecue (Shelby)
  • B’s Barbecue (Greenville)
  • Bantam Chef (Marion)
  • Bar-B-Q Center (Lexington)
  • The Basics (Wilmington)
  • Basil’s (Boone)
  • Bayou Smokehouse (Banner Elk)
  • Beach Bum’s Pizza, Bar and Grill (North Topsail Beach)
  • Beach Shop and Grill (Topsail Beach)
  • Beefmastor Inn (Wilson)
  • Boone Saloon (Boone)
  • Breezeway Restaurant (Topsail Beach)
  • Brickhouse Burgers & Pizza (Maggie Valley)
  • Britt’s Donuts (Carolina Beach)
  • Broad Street Burger (Statesville)
  • Bruce’s Fabulous Foods (Marion)
  • Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery (North Wilkesboro)
  • Bum’s Restaurant and Catering (Ayden)
  • Butts n Such (Carolina Beach)
  • Buxton Hall Barbecue (Asheville)
  • Cafe Portofino (Boone)
  • The Cardinal (Boone)
  • Carolina Smokehouse (Carolina Beach)
  • Celtic Creamery (Carolina Beach)
  • Circa 1800 (Fayetteville)
  • City Bakery (Asheville)
  • Coastal Wing and Spirits (Surf City)
  • CoBo Sushi (Boone)
  • Copper Barrel Brew Haus (North Wilkesboro)
  • Corolla Cantina
  • Coyote Kitchen (Boone)
  • Cravings (Duck)
  • Cúrate (Asheville)
  • Daddy Mac’s Beach Grille (Surf City)
  • The Daily Grind (Surf City)
  • Dajio (Ocracoke)
  • Dan’l Boone Inn (Boone)
  • Dean’s Southern Bistro (Wilkesboro)
  • Deck House Casual (Carolina Beach)
  • Dillsboro Chocolate Factory
  • Dirty Joe’s Coffee (Elkin)
  • Donuts on a Stick (Duck)
  • Dooley’s Tavern and Grill (Wilkesboro)
  • Duck Donuts (Original)
  • Duck Pizza
  • Eduardo’s Ocracoke
  • Espresso News (Boone)
  • E Tae Won Express (Fayetteville)
  • Famous Louise’s Rockhouse Restaurant (Linville Falls/Newland)
  • F.A.R.M. Cafe (Boone)
  • Fayetteville Pie Company
  • Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn (Carolina Beach Location)
  • The Flying Melon Cafe (Ocracoke)
  • Fork n Cork (Carolina Beach)
  • Fowler’s Southern Gourmet (Fayetteville)
  • Fred Chason’s Grandsons (Hope Mills)
  • The Fried Turkey Sandwich Shop (Fayetteville)
  • The Friend’s Table (Fayetteville)
  • The Gamekeeper (Boone)
  • Glenn’s (Wilkesboro)
  • Gohan Bistro (Fayetteville)
  • Grady’s Barbecue (Dudley)
  • Grilled Ginger (Fayetteville)
  • Guatemala Centro America Restaurant (Fayetteville)
  • Harry’s Place (Elkin)
  • Hatchet Coffee (Boone)
  • Havana’s Restaurant (Carolina Beach)
  • Helios’ Hideaway (Ocracoke)
  • The Honey Hog (Fallston)
  • Howard’s Pub & Raw Bar (Ocracoke)
  • Howard Station (Boone)
  • Hursey’s Barbecue (Burlington, Graham, and Mebane)
  • Ida Thai Cuisine (Carolina Beach)
  • Ingenious Coffee Roasters (Marion)
  • Island Burgers and Bites (Carolina Beach)
  • Island Delights (Surf City)
  • Jason’s (Ocracoke)
  • JD’s Smokehouse (Connelly Springs)
  • Joey’s Pancake House (Maggie Valley)
  • Joy Bistro (Boone)
  • Katana Kitchen (Statesville)
  • Kate’s Pancake House (Carolina Beach)
  • King’s Restaurant (Kinston, 3 Locations)
  • Lexington Barbecue
  • Lighthouse Bagels (Corolla)
  • The Local (Boone)
  • Luigi’s Italian Chophouse and Bar (Fayetteville)
  • Magic Beans Coffee Bazaar (Ocracoke)
  • Marty’s (Wilson)
  • The Mash House (Fayetteville)
  • Max’s Pizza (Surf City)
  • Melanie’s Food Fantasy (Boone)
  • MeMa’s Chicken & Ribs (Burgaw)
  • Michael’s Seafood (Carolina Beach)
  • Mr. Toro (Wilkesboro)
  • Nauti-Dog (Carolina Beach)
  • NC Coast and Grill (Duck)
  • New York Corner Deli (Surf City)
  • Noble Meats & Eatery (Spring Lake)
  • Nollie’s Taco Joint (Carolina Beach)
  • North Banks Restaurant and Raw Bar (Corolla)
  • Northwest Trading Post/Sally Mae’s on the Parkway (Glendale Springs)
  • Ocracoke Coffee Company
  • Ocracoke Ice Cream and Fudge
  • Ocracoke Oyster Company
  • Ol Bobs BBQ (Wilkesboro)
  • Outer Banks Boil Company (Corolla)
  • Over Yonder (Valle Crucis)
  • Parker’s Barbecue (Wilson)
  • The Peach Cobbler Factory (Carolina Beach Location)
  • The Pedalin’ Pig (Banner Elk and Boone)
  • Peppered Cupcake (Wilmington, 2 Locations)
  • Pepper’s Restaurant and Bar (Boone)
  • Pharaohs Village (Fayetteville)
  • Picnic Durham
  • The Pilot House (Wilmington)
  • Plum Pointe Kitchen (Ocracoke)
  • Pony Island Restaurant (Ocracoke)
  • Pop’s Butts on the Creek (Maggie Valley)
  • Pop’s Diner (Carolina Beach)
  • Pop’s Place (Maggie Valley)
  • PRIME Barbecue (Knightdale)
  • Randy’s Barbecue (Troutman)
  • Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge (Shelby)
  • Redneck BBQ Lab (Benson)
  • Red Sky Cafe (Duck)
  • Rhubarb (Asheville)
  • The Roadside Bar & Grill (Duck)
  • Rude Awakening Coffee House (Fayetteville)
  • Salt Fish Restaurant and Tiki Bar (Carolina Beach)
  • Saxapahaw General Store
  • Sears Landing (Surf City)
  • Seaview Restaurant (North Topsail Beach)
  • Shaka Taco (Surf City)
  • Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar (Carolina Beach Location)
  • Skylight Inn (Ayden)
  • The Slushy Stand (Ocracoke)
  • Smacnally’s Waterfront Bar and Grill (Ocracoke)
  • Smiley’s Lexington BBQ (Lexington)
  • The Southerly (Carolina Beach)
  • Southern on Main (Elkin)
  • Southern Smoke BBQ (Garland)
  • Speedy Chef (Elkin)
  • Splash by the Sea (North Topsail Beach)
  • The Spot Bar & Kitchen (Carolina Beach)
  • Stamey’s Barbecue (Greensboro)
  • Stephenson’s Barbecue (Willow Springs)
  • Stick Boy Bakery & Stick Boy Kitchen (Boone)
  • Sunrise Grill (Boone)
  • Sunset Grille (Duck)
  • SurfDog Bites and Brews (Surf City)
  • The Sweet Palette (Fayetteville)
  • Switzerland Cafe (Little Switzerland)
  • Talia’s Espresso at Wilkes Community College
  • Talia’s Espresso (North Wilkesboro)
  • Talia’s Espresso at Wilkes Community College
  • Taqueria Las Delicias (Fayetteville)
  • Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery (Chapel Hill)
  • Topsail Steamer (Surf City)
  • Tulio’s Bakery (Duck)
  • Twisted Oak Bar and Grill (Statesville)
  • Uptown’s Chicken and Waffles (Fayetteville, 2 Locations)
  • Vicky’s Biscuits and Chicken (Fayetteville)
  • Vidalia (Boone)
  • The Village Cafe and Tavern (Duck)
  • Wake n’ Bake Donuts (Carolina Beach)
  • Wild Craft Eatery (Boone)
  • White Duck Taco Downtown (Asheville)
  • Wilber’s Barbecue (Goldsboro)
  • Winterbloom Tea (Fayetteville)
  • Woodlands Barbeque (Blowing Rock)
  • The Yellow Door Cafe (Elkin)
  • Zillie’s Island Pantry (Ocracoke)

Read More: Famous Foods from North Carolina

Sports and Entertainment Venues

  • Anderson Creek Golf Course (Spring Lake)
  • Asheville Tourists Stadium
  • Big Oh! Balloons (Statesville)
  • Black Ops Paintball (Fayetteville)
  • The Block (North Wilkesboro)
  • The Blowing Rock
  • BreakTime Billiards Bar & Grill (Wilmington)
  • Bull City Laughs
  • Burlington Sock Puppets Stadium
  • Cardinal Lanes (Wilmington, Shipyard and North/Beach Bowl)
  • Carolina Beach Arcade
  • Carowinds
  • Celebration Station (Greensboro)
  • Center 45 Climbing (Boone)
  • Charlotte Knights Stadium
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • City Center Gallery & Books (Fayetteville)
  • The Climbing Place (Fayetteville)
  • Corolla Adventure Park
  • Corolla Raceway
  • Country Retreat Family Billiards (Boone)
  • Crown Complex (Fayetteville Marksmen)
  • The Currituck Club (Corolla)
  • Deep Creek ATV Park (Linden)
  • Defy Fayetteville
  • Defy Wilmington Trampoline Park
  • The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Don Gibson Theatre (Shelby)
  • Down East Wood Ducks Stadium (Kinston)
  • Durham Bulls Athletic Park
  • Duck Woods Country Club
  • Elijah Mountain Gem Mine
  • Emerald Hollow Mine
  • The Exit Games (Wilmington)
  • Fayetteville Woodpeckers Stadium
  • Flat Rock Playhouse
  • Flip N Fly Indoor Entertainment Park (Wilmington)
  • Foggy Mountain Gem Mine
  • Fort Bragg Clay Target Center (Spring Lake)
  • Fort Bragg Stryker Golf Course
  • Fun Fun Fun (Fayetteville)
  • GoPro Motorplex
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Green Light Escape Rooms
  • Greensboro Coliseum
  • Greensboro Grasshoppers Stadium
  • Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort
  • Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River
  • Hickory Crawdads Stadium
  • Haw River Ballroom
  • Hickory Motor Speedway
  • Highlands Playhouse
  • Hi-Tech Arcade (Kure Beach)
  • Horn in the West (Boone)
  • Hummingbird Candle Co (Fayetteville)
  • iEscape Rooms (Carolina Beach)
  • JP’s Jump Masters (Fayetteville)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (Wilmington)
  • K1 Speed Indoor Karting
  • Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Stadium
  • Kidd Brewer Stadium (Boone)
  • Leclair’s General Store (Fayetteville)
  • Liberty Theatre (North Wilkesboro)
  • Linville Caverns
  • Luck Factory
  • Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club
  • Mystery Hill
  • North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • Omni Family Amusement (Fayetteville)
  • Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving (Raeford)
  • Parkway Playhouse (Burnsville)
  • Pressed (Fayetteville)
  • Putt Putt Fun Center (Hope Mills)
  • The Reeves Theater (Elkin)
  • Sea Scape Golf Course
  • Segra Stadium (Fayetteville Woodpeckers)
  • The Spectrum Center
  • Spillway Bridge and Co. (Marion)
  • Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts (Greensboro)
  • The Stompin’ Ground Dance Hall (Maggie Valley)
  • Sunrise Theater (Southern Pines)
  • Surge Trampoline Park (Hope Mills)
  • Ten Pin Alley Family Fun Center (Wilmington)
  • Tryon International Equestrian Center
  • Tweetsie Railroad
  • Wet n’ Wild Emerald Pointe (Greensboro)
  • Wilmington Sharks Baseball
  • Winston-Salem Dash Stadium
  • ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure (Fayetteville)
  • zMax Dragway

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6 thoughts on “The North Carolina Travel Map (with 1000+ Great Places Included!)”

  1. This is awesome! We just got a little cabin in Wilkes County, and it looks like there’s not as much to do there based on your trip history! We’d welcome nearby recommendations.

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  2. Having just moved here from Colorado and being excited to see all the North Carolina has is overwhelming but this is AWESOME! Thank you for putting this together.

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