This museum will appeal to young and old alike! This museum traces the natural history of North Carolina, from the dinosaurs to the present day. You can see live butterflies, the impressive skeleton of a whale, as well as deer and
This statue of a bull is located at Plaza del Teniente Arce, just behind the Plaza de Toros (bullring). It was made by the sculptor Nacho Martín and opened in 2005 as a tribute to the city of Ronda, home of the Fighting Bull. The
The stadium of the University of Chapel Hill is the home of the Tar Heels. A trip to the United States would not be complete without a visiting a football game. The fervor, the atmosphere, the colors and the famous cheerleaders create
The Chocolate Fetish located in downtown Asheville creates and sells handmade artisan chocolates. The Chocolate Fetish opened in 1986, and since then have won numerous awards and accolades. The chocolate creations at the Chocolate
People from around the country visit Asheville to experience the creative art scene. One of the galleries to visit in Asheville is ZaPow, which specifically displays illustrations and pop culture art. ZaPow, located in downtown
You can learn a little more about the history of North Carolina in this museum. You can see the reconstruction of a drug store from the 20's, exhibitions explaining George Washington's connection to the state, clothes and objects of
The mansion of the governor of North Carolina is found here in Raleigh. Built in 1891, this large Victorian house has been home to many governors. Beverly Perdue currently lives here, and the ground floor of the mansion is open for
The Basilica of Saint Lawrence is a Roman Catholic Church located in downtown Asheville. This church was designated a Basilica in 1993 because it has the largest freestanding elliptical dome in North America. The brick façade and dark
The Grove Arcade in located on Battery Hill in downtown Asheville, North Carolina was built in 1929 by E.W. Grove. When the Arcade opened in 1929 it held numerous shops and offices, just as it does today. When I visited Asheville I
The Park Museum covers 164 acres of fields woods and streams. It presents a unique setting for exploring the intersection between art and nature.You can encounter artwork while bicycling, walking dogs, or wandering the scenic roads.
The Oconaluftee Indian Village in Cherokee was located in the foothills of the lush Smoky Mountains. Our guided tour of the living museum began with some young Cherokee people doing some local dances. Then our large group was split up
Richland Creek Greenway is a footpath that runs around a golf course. It's ideal for running, cycling or simply strolling about. It's lined with many trees and is easy to see squirrels and birds along the way.
The Cherokee Museum is located across the street from Qualla Arts and Crafts in rural Cherokee, North Carolina. You begin your self-guided tour through the museum with a short video of that depicts a mythological story about their
Qualla Arts and Crafts works to promote the traditional arts and crafts of the Cherokee Native Americans. Qualla Arts and Crafts serves as part museum and part shop. They display and sell incredible hand woven baskets, pottery,