North Carolina was custom-made for outdoor enthusiasts. With an ideal
four-season climate and terrain that ranges from rugged and mountainous
to gentle rolling hills to coastal plains and beaches, there are always
exciting activities beckoning from NC’s Great Outdoors
tallest mountain east of the Mississippi. Hang glide from a sand dune
on the Outer Banks. Take a bike ride on the roads where Lance Armstrong
trained for his comeback, or go whitewater rafting at the facility
where Olympians practice. North Carolina has lakes to sail, streams to
fish and slopes to ski. There are national and state parks with
hundreds of trails to explore, and local parks where activities like
disc golf, tennis, and softball are daily occurrences.
you like your outdoor activities wild or mild, in warm or cool weather,
by the sea or on a mountaintop, NC has the outdoor activity ideal for
you. Come discover why North Carolina is the perfect place to get
outside and play!