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Bank of America Corporate Center

Bank of America Corporate Center
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
The Bank of America Corporate Center is an 871 ft (265 m) skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina. When completed in 1992, it became and still is the tallest building in Charlotte and in North Carolina.

Bank of America Stadium

Bank of America Stadium
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
Bank of America Stadium is a 75,523-seat football stadium located on 33 acres in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina.

Biltmore House

Biltmore House
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28803
Built between 1888 and 1895 for George Washington Vanderbilt II, this French Renaissance-inspired chateau is the largest privately-owned home in the United States at 175,000 square feet.

Cape Hatteras Light

Cape Hatteras Light
Buxton, Dare County, North Carolina, 27920
Located on Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is recognized as the tallest lighthouse in America. It is still in operation. The light at the top is automated and is visible every seven seconds.

Carowinds

Carowinds
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28273
Carowinds is a 407-acre amusement park located adjacent to Interstate 77 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The park is located along the North Carolina-South Carolina state line, with a portion of the park also located in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28219
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is an international airport in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park
Chimney Rock, Rutherford County, North Carolina, 28720
Formerly Hickory Nut Gorge State Park, the park includes the old Chimney Rock Park containing the chimney and cliffs. Chimney Rock is accessible by elevator and providing views of the park and surrounding countryside.

City of Raleigh Museum

City of Raleigh Museum
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The City of Raleigh Museum is a local history museum associated with Raleigh, North Carolina. The museum is located in the historic Briggs Hardware Building in downtown Raleigh and has a number of exhibits and programs that are free to the public.

Duke Energy Center

Duke Energy Center
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28201
The Duke Energy Center is a 786-foot (240 m) tall, 48-floor (54 floors including mechanical floors) skyscraper in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Duke University

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina, 27708
Duke University is a private research university founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838. The school moved to Durham in 1892

Grove Arcade

Grove Arcade
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28801
Built by Dr. Edwin Wiley Grove between 1926 and 1929, the elaborate, Tudoresque building occupies a full city block with glazed terra cotta covering its reinforced concrete and steel structure.

JC Raulston Arboretum

JC Raulston Arboretum
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27606
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a 10-acre (40,000 m2) arboretum and botanical garden administered by North Carolina State University. The Arboretum was established in 1976 by horticulturist James Chester Raulston and named after him.

Joel Lane House

Joel Lane House
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27603
The Joel Lane House, also known as Wakefield, was built in 1769 and is now a restored historic home and museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the oldest dwelling in Wake County and contains collections of 18th century artifacts and period furnishings.

Memorial Tower

Memorial Tower
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27607
The North Carolina State University Memorial Belltower is a 115-foot-tall (35 m) free-standing bell tower on the Main Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Mint Museum of Art (Uptown)

Mint Museum of Art (Uptown)
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
The Mint Museum's new 145,000-square-foot (13,500 m2) location opened on October 1, 2010. Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the building's estimated cost is $57 million.

NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR Hall of Fame
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
The NASCAR Hall of Fame, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, broadcasters and other major contributors to competition.

North Carolina Botanical Garden

North Carolina Botanical Garden
Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina, 27599
North Carolina Botanical Garden comprises 14 collections and display gardens, containing some 5,900 accessions representing 2,100 species.

North Carolina Capital Building

North Carolina Capital Building
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The North Carolina State Capitol is the former seat of the legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Currently housing the offices of the Governor of North Carolina.

North Carolina Executive Mansion

North Carolina Executive Mansion
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The North Carolina Executive Mansion (also referred to as the North Carolina Governor's Mansion) is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and his or her family.

North Carolina General Assembly

North Carolina General Assembly
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Legislators of North Carolina. Legislators in both chambers serve two-year terms.

North Carolina Museum of Art

North Carolina Museum of Art
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27607
The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is an art museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It opened in 1956 as the first major museum collection in the country to be formed by state legislation and funding.

North Carolina Supreme Court

North Carolina Supreme Court
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Supreme Court of the State of North Carolina is the state's highest appellate court. Until the creation of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in the 1960s, it was the state's only appellate court.

Pope House Museum

Pope House Museum
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Pope House Museum, built in 1901, is a restored home once owned by Dr. M. T. Pope, a prominent African-American citizen of Raleigh, North Carolina. Tours are by appointment only.

Romare Bearden Park

Romare Bearden Park
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
Romare Bearden Park is a 5.4-acre public park located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Named for Charlotte born artist Romare Bearden, it opened in late August 2013.

Spectrum Center

Spectrum Center
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
Spectrum Center is an indoor arena located in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. It is owned by the city of Charlotte and operated by its main tenant, the NBA's Charlotte Hornets.

Truist Field

Truist Field
Charlotte, ​​Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
Truist Field is a baseball stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Uptown-area stadium hosts the Charlotte Knights, a Triple-A Minor League Baseball team in the Triple-A East.

North Carolina

North Carolina State Flag
Postal Code: NC
Capital City: Raleigh
Became a State: November 21, 1789
Population: 10,042,802*
Area: 53,819.16 miles2 (139,391.76 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular North Carolina Landmarks

  1. Biltmore House
  2. Chimney Rock State Park
  3. Cape Hatteras Light
  4. Duke University
  5. North Carolina Capital Building
  6. Mint Museum of Art (Uptown)
  7. North Carolina Botanical Garden
  8. Grove Arcade
  9. North Carolina Supreme Court
  10. North Carolina General Assembly

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