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Asheville Art Museum

Asheville Art Museum
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28802
The Asheville Art Museum presents an active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent collection of 20th and 21st century American art.

Belk Theater

Belk Theater
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
The Belk Theater is the largest venue in the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, seating 2100 at its full-capacity configuration.

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.

Botanical Gardens at Asheville

Botanical Gardens at Asheville
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28804
The gardens were established in 1961 and emphasize plants native to the southern Appalachian Mountains, representing approximately 700 species.

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.

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.

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

Folk Art Center

Folk Art Center
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28805
The Center showcases traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. It houses the Southern Highlands Craft Guild’s century-old Allanstand Craft Shop, exhibitions in three galleries, a library, and an auditorium.

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.

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.

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Top 10 Most Popular North Carolina Landmarks

  1. Biltmore House
  2. Chimney Rock State Park
  3. Duke University
  4. Cape Hatteras Light
  5. Grove Arcade
  6. Asheville Art Museum
  7. Belk Theater
  8. Botanical Gardens at Asheville
  9. North Carolina Botanical Garden
  10. Folk Art Center

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