USS North Carolina (BB-55) was the lead ship of North Carolina-class battleships and the fourth warship in the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the State of North Carolina.
Beautiful Cherokee, North Carolina, gateway to both the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We invite you to enjoy the many fun and relaxing things to do...
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden of a variety of programs year-round for plant lovers of all ages. For those with a life-long thirst for learning we offer continuing education programs in horticulture, art and photography, and health and wellness. For schools we offer programs that align with North and South Carolina Essential Standards for Science. And in summer we offer Garden Adventure Camps based on the themes of art and nature.
Charlotte's Science Museum, is a family-friendly attraction with fun educational events, shows, IMAX, 3D films and live animals.
Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War. It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from 1861 until its capture by the Union in 1865.
Fort Macon State Park is a North Carolina state park in Carteret County, North Carolina, in the United States. Located on Bogue Banks near Atlantic Beach, the park opened in 1936.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is a great place for students to explore a variety of subjects, from the history of the Lost Colony to the role this area played in the Civil War.
The Greensboro Science Center is the Triad’s premier family destination offering three great attractions: an Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.
Historical landmark constructed in 1939 now owned and operated by the North Carolina Aquariums Society. Includes programs, pier cam, tide charts.
Located at the southern gateway to western NC's High Country region, Linville Caverns is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages.
A field trip to Marbles gives students the opportunity to develop vital skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, innovation and collaboration.