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North Carolina Tourbook Guide

Including Charlotte, Asheville, Raleigh, the Outer Banks and Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Get to know North Carolina with the digital AAA TourBook guide. From Cherokee and Great Smoky Mountains Park to Cape Hatteras Light Station in the Outer Banks, the Tar Heel State has something for everyone. Travel to a destination of your choosing with the help of AAA's digital TourBook travel guide, available for mobile, tablet or desktop.

With this trip guide, you'll get advice from AAA travel experts about the best things to see and do, where to stay and how to plan the trip of a lifetime. You'll learn insider travel tips and answers to many top questions asked by travelers.

Here's a sampling of things you'll find in the North Carolina guide:

  • What to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • How to hike Clingmans Dome
  • Where NODA is in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • How to see Raleigh's historic Oakwood neighborhood

• Where to camp, hike and fish in state parks and national public lands

  • When to go to the Outer Banks
  • Where to find the largest house in the United States

What are some of the must-dos covered in this guide?

We know no two travelers are alike, so we've included a wide variety of things to do in each TourBook guide, from recreational activities to museums and theme parks.

Consider recreational activities such as picnicking and waterfall hiking at Linville Falls Recreation Area or Great Smoky Mountains National Park. See for miles, including over the border of North Carolina and South Carolina at Carowinds Drop Tower in Charlotte. Explore fun things to do at the largest privately owned house in the United States, Asheville's Biltmore Estate, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Learn about early flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Ponder the history of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the tragic forced relocation known as the Trail of Tears with “Unto These Hills,” America's third-oldest outdoor historical drama.

You'll find all these attractions and more in this digital destination guide.

Will this guide help me plan a road trip?

Yes, the guide includes North Carolina scenic drives and road trips. Maybe the best known is the Blue Ridge Parkway within the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. You also can use the high-quality maps to get started planning your own route.

Is national park information included?

Yes. The North Carolina TourBook includes detailed information and travel tips for Great Smoky Mountains National Park and other public areas, such as Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore. History buffs may want to visit the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Moores Creek National Battlefield and Wright Brothers National Memorial.

Explore the North Carolina TourBook guide, and start planning your next travel adventure today!