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Map Call Attraction City Year Open Rate Range Type
Wildwater Rafting Nantahala River Almond 1971 $$$  
Asheville Art Museum Asheville 1951 Free Museum / Gallery NARM
Biltmore Asheville 1895 $$$  
Blue Ridge Parkway Folk Art Center Asheville 1980 Free  
Craft Heritage Trails of Western North Carolina Asheville $  
Historic Biltmore Village Asheville 1898 Free  
Mast General Store Asheville 1999 Free Historic District  
North Carolina Arboretum Asheville 1986 $  
Smith McDowell House Museum Asheville 1981 $ Museum / Gallery  
Southern Highland Craft Guild / Folk Art Center Asheville 1930 Free Museum / Gallery  
Thomas Wolfe Memorial Asheville 1949 $ Memorial / Monument  
Western North Carolina Nature Center Asheville $  
Wildwater Rafting Asheville $$$  
Alpine Ski Center Banner Elk $$ Snow Skiing  
High Mountain Expeditions Banner Elk 1986 $$$  
Beech Mountain Resort Beech Mountain 1967 $$$  
Appalachian Ski Mountain Blowing Rock 1972 $$-$$$ Snow Skiing  
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum Blowing Rock $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Blowing Rock Scenic Trail Blowing Rock 1933 $  
Mystery Hill Blowing Rock 1960 Free-$$  
Tweetsie Railroad Blowing Rock 1957 $$ Railroad  
 
Blue Ridge Parkway Boone 1935 Free  
Explore Boone Boone 1872 Varies Historic District PLAN
 
High Country Back Roads Boone Free PLAN
Mast General Store Boone 1988 Free  
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University Boone Museum / Gallery NARM
The Cradle of Forestry Brevard 1898 $  
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Bryson City 1988 $$$ Railroad  
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours Bryson City 2009 $$$ Tour  
Nantahala Outdoor Center Bryson City 1972 $$$ Water Adventure  
USA Raft - Nantahala River Bryson City $$$  
Wild Limited Rafting Bryson City 1971 $  
Mount Mitchell State Park Burnsville 1915 Free Park  
Sapphire Valley Resort Cashiers 1954 $$-$$$  
Cherokee Historical Association Cherokee 1948 Free-$$  
Cherokee Indian Reservation Cherokee  
Cherokee Oconaluftee Indian Village Cherokee 1952 Free-$$$  
Cherokee Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual Cherokee 1946 Free  
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Cherokee 1997 Varies Casino  
Museum of the Cherokee Indian Cherokee 1975 $ Museum / Gallery  
Santa's Land Theme Park & Zoo Cherokee $$ Zoo  
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Chimney Rock 1902 Free-$$ Park  
Fontana Village Resort Fontana Dam 1947 Free  
The Fun Factory Franklin 2002 $$  
Mast General Store Hendersonville 1995 Free Historic District  
The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts Highlands Museum / Gallery NARM
Lake Lure Tours, Marina & Beach Lake Lure 1994 $$  
Grandfather Mountain Linville 1952 Free-$$  
Emerald Village Little Switzerland $-$$$  
Cataloochee Ranch Maggie Valley 1933 Varies  
Cataloochee Ski Area Maggie Valley 1961 $$$ Snow Skiing  
Wheels Through Time Maggie Valley 2002 $  
Linville Caverns Marion 1937 Free-$ Show Cave BOOK
Wolf Laurel Resort Mars Hill $$$  
USA Raft - French Broad River Marshall $$$  
 
Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino Murphy 2015 Varies Casino  
Cherohala Skyway Robbinsville 1996 Free  
Junaluska Memorial Site & Museum Robbinsville 2003 Free Museum / Gallery  
Tsali Recreation Area Robbinsville 1975 $  
Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center Scaly Mountain $$  
Hawksnest Snowtubing Seven Devil Hills 1966 $$  
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center Stecoah 1926 Varies Museum / Gallery  
Sugar Mountain Resort Sugar Mountain $-$$$  
Tryon Arts & Crafts School Tryon Museum / Gallery NARM
Thermal City Gold Mine Union Mills 1993 $  
Original Mast General Store Valle Crucis 1883 Free Historic District  
Mast General Store Waynesville 1991 Free Historic District  
Dennis Vineyards Winery Albemarle Free Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
Stanly County Museum Albemarle Free Museum / Gallery  
Stony Mountain Vineyard Albemarle Free Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
Uwharrie Vineyards Albemarle Free Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
North Carolina Zoo Asheboro 1974 $ Zoo  
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Belmont 1991 Free-$ Gardens  
Conservators Center Burlington 1999 $$  
Ackland Art Museum Chapel Hill Museum / Gallery NARM
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art Charlotte 2009 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
 
Carolina Panthers Charlotte  
Charlotte Knights Charlotte $-$$  
Charlotte Metro Zoo Charlotte 1996 $ Zoo  
Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite Charlotte 1976 Free Museum / Gallery  
Charlotte Nature Museum Charlotte 1951 $ Museum / Gallery  
Dale F. Halton Arena Charlotte 1996 Arena / Stadium  
Discovery Place Charlotte 1981 $$  
Halton Arena Charlotte 1996 Arena / Stadium  
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture Charlotte $  
Jerald Melberg Gallery Charlotte 1983 Free Museum / Gallery  
Levine Museum of the New South Charlotte 1991 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Mint Museum Randolph Charlotte 1936 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Mint Museum Uptown Charlotte Museum / Gallery NARM
NASCAR Hall of Fame Charlotte 2010 $$  
Park Expo & Conference Center Charlotte 1961  
Queen City Tours Charlotte 1993 $$  
The Billy Graham Library Charlotte Free  
Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte 2005 Arena / Stadium  
Carowinds Charlotte 1973 $$$  
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center Concord 2002 Arena / Stadium  
Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord 1960 $$  
Great Wolf Lodge Concord 2009 $$$ Waterpark  
Richard Petty Driving Experience Concord 1994 $$$  
 
Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Concord 2014 Free-$$$  
Michael Waltrip Racing Cornelius 1996 $  
Belk Visual Arts Center Davidson 1993 $  
David Community Players Davidson 1965 $  
John M. Belk Arena Davidson 1989 Arena / Stadium  
Bennett Place Historic Site Durham 1961 Free  
Museum of Life & Science Durham 1946 $ Museum / Gallery  
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Durham Museum / Gallery NARM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum Fayetteville 2000 Free Museum / Gallery  
 
Cape Fear Botanical Garden Fayetteville Free-$ Gardens  
Crown Complex Fayetteville 1997  
 
North Carolina Civil War Trails Fayetteville 1994 Free  
Carl Sandburg Home, NHS Flat Rock 1968 $  
82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum Fort Bragg 1945 Free Museum / Gallery  
JFK Special Warfare Center Museum Fort Bragg 1963 Free Museum / Gallery  
Greater Foscoe Mining Company Foscoe 1988 Free  
Adventure Landing Gastonia $$  
Carolina Speedway Gastonia 1966 Free-$$  
Schiele Museum of Natural History & Planetarium Gastonia 1961 $ Museum / Gallery  
Barn Dinner Theater Greensboro 1964 $$$ Theatre  
Celebration Station Greensboro 1985 Free  
GreenHill Center for NC Art Greensboro Museum / Gallery NARM
Greensboro Science Center Greensboro 1957 Free-$$  
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Greensboro 1781 Free Military  
Tannenbaum Historic Park Greensboro Free  
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro Greensboro 1941 Free Museum / Gallery NARM
Wet n' Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park Greensborro 1984 $$$ Waterpark  
Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library High Point 1970 Free  
High Point Museum High Point 1967 Free Museum / Gallery  
Piedmont Environmental Center High Point 1972 Free  
Carolina Raptor Center Huntersville $  
Discovery Place KIDS Huntersville 2010 $  
 
Energy Explorium Huntersville Free  
Historic Latta Plantation Huntersville 1800 $ Historic Home  
Latta Equestrian Center Huntersville $$  
Korners Folly Kernersville 1993 Free-$  
Bob Timberlake Gallery Lexington 1974 Free Museum / Gallery  
Reed Gold Mine Midland 1977 Free  
Dale Earnhardt Inc. Mooresville 2001  
North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame Mooresville $  
Penske Racing South Mooresville  
PIT Instruction & Training Mooresville  
Queens Landing Mooresville 1974 Varies  
The Lazy 5 Ranch Mooresville  
Adventure Landing Pineville 1992 Free-$$  
Adventure Landing Raleigh Raleigh $  
CAM Raleigh Raleigh 2011 Varies Museum / Gallery NARM
 
Carolina Hurricanes Raleigh  
Dorton Arena Raleigh 1952 Arena / Stadium  
Joel Lane Museum House Raleigh Museum / Gallery NARM
Marbles Kids Museum Raleigh 1999 $ Museum / Gallery  
North Carolina Museum of Art Raleigh 1947 Free Museum / Gallery NARM
North Carolina Museum of History Raleigh 1902 Free Museum / Gallery  
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Raleigh 1879 Free Museum / Gallery  
PNC Arena Raleigh 1999 Arena / Stadium  
Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek Raleigh $$-$$$  
Richard Petty Museum Randleman 1988 $ Museum / Gallery  
East Carolina Motor Speedway Robersonville 1991 $  
North Carolina Motor Speedway Rockingham 1965  
Waterworks Visual Arts Center Salisbury Museum / Gallery NARM
Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park & Eco-Center Scotland Neck $ Waterpark  
Don Gibson Theatre Shelby 2009 $$-$$$ Theatre  
Earl Scruggs Center Shelby 2014 $-$$  
 
High Rock Lake Southmont  
North Carolina Transportation Museum Spencer 1977 Free Museum / Gallery  
Iredell Museums Statesville Museum / Gallery NARM
Richard Childress Racing Museum Welcome 1991 Museum / Gallery  
Adventure Landing Winston-Salem $$  
Historic Bethabara Park Winston-Salem 1753 $  
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Winston-Salem 1989  
Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest Winston-Salem Free Museum / Gallery NARM
Old Salem Museums & Gardens Winston-Salem 1766 $-$$ Museum / Gallery  
Reynolda House Museum of American Art Winston-Salem 1967 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
SciWorks Winston-Salem 1962 $  
Corolla Wild Horse Museum Corolla 1997 Free Museum / Gallery  
Currituck Beach Lighthouse Corolla 1875 $ Historic District  
The Currituck Club Corolla 1857 $$$ Golf  
Sanctuary Vineyards Jarvisburg 1994 $ Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
Wright Brothers National Memorial Kill Devil Hills 1927 Free-$ Memorial / Monument  
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Manteo 1984 Free-$ Wildlife Refuge  
Cape Hatteras National Seashore & Lighthouse Manteo 1870 $ Historic District  
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Manteo 1585 Free Historic District  
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island Manteo 1976 $$ Aquarium  
Roanoke Island Festival Park Manteo 1983 Free-$ Historic District  
The Elizabethan Gardens Manteo 1953 Free-$ Gardens  
The Lost Colony Manteo 1937 $$-$$$ Theatre  
Jennette's Pier Nags Head 1939 $-$$ Aquarium  
The Whalehead Club North Corolla 1925 $-$$ Historic Home  
Captain Stacy Fishing Center Atlantic Beach 1958 $$$  
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Atlantic Beach 1976 $ Aquarium  
Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum of History Bald Head Island $ Museum / Gallery  
North Carolina Maritime Museum Beaufort 1975 Free Museum / Gallery  
Mike's Farm Beulaville 2001 $$  
Oak Island Lighthouse Caswell Beach Free  
Greenville Museum of Art Greenville Museum / Gallery NARM
Fort Fisher State Historic Site Kure Beach 1958 Free  
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher Kure Beach 1976 $ Aquarium  
Birthplace of Pepsi New Bern $  
Firemens Museum New Bern $ Museum / Gallery  
Tryon Palace New Bern 1959 $-$$  
Museum of Coastal Carolina / Ingram Planetarium Ocean Isle Beach $ Museum / Gallery  
Silver Coast Winery Ocean Isle Beach Distillery / Winery / Vineyard  
Children's Museum & Science Center Rocky Mount 2006 $ Museum / Gallery  
Cummins Planetarium Rocky Mount 2006 $  
Imperial Centre for Arts & Sciences Rocky Mount 2006 Free  
The Arts Center Rocky Mount 2006 Free  
Endless Summer Sailing Charter Southport $$$ Cruise  
North Carolina Maritime Museums Southport Southport Free Museum / Gallery  
Airlie Gardens Wilmington 1930 $ Gardens  
Battleship North Carolina Wilmington 1961 $  
Bellamy Mansion Museum Wilmington 1861 $ Museum / Gallery  
Cameron Art Museum Wilmington 1962 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Cape Fear Museum Wilmington 1898 $ Museum / Gallery NARM
Cape Fear Riverboats Wilmington 1987 $$$  
Cotton Exchange Wilmington 1884 Free Entertainment District  
Poplar Grove Plantation Wilmington 1850 $ Historic Home  
Wilmington Children's Museum Wilmington $ Museum / Gallery  
Wilmington Ice House Wilmington  
Wilmington Railroad Museum Wilmington 1984 $ Museum / Gallery  
Orton Plantation Gardens Winnabow 1910 $ Historic Home  
Wrightsville Beach Museum of History Wrightsville Beach 1996 $ Museum / Gallery