North Carolina Entered the Union: Nov. 1789 State Symbols Tree: Longleaf Pine Flower: Dogwood Bird: Cardinal Dog: Plott Hound Mammal: Gray Squirrel Capital: Raleigh Origin of Name: In honor of Charles I of England State Nickname: Tar Heel State
From outdoor adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to a vibrant arts scene, Asheville, North Carolina has a ton of free activities. Find out our top 11 free things to do in Asheville for your next vacation.
I think Fall is a great time to go to the beach because there are less people, good weather, & prime sea shell hunting! Sea Shells on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge :: Outer Banks of North Carolina