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North Carolina Cultural Sites
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The cultural sites of North Carolina are hard to match. Between the museums of Raleigh, to the historic homes of Asheville, and sites of Charlotte, any history buff would be more than pleased to tour the cultural centers, massive mansions, and U.S. National Historic Landmarks of the Tar Heel State.
Visit Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city, for incredible museums, historic homes, theaters, and of course, the North Carolina State Capitol.
North Carolina travelers are encouraged to stop by the City of Oaks for trips to the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Museum of History, and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – the oldest museum in the state. Other attractions include downtown’s Pope House Museum, and the Joel Lane Museum House.
Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina, features many a historic site in its part of the Triad Cities. The Charlotte area is home to the President James K. Polk State Historic Site – offering tours, exhibits, and a short film – plus the Charlotte Museum of History and even the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
A major draw in both North Carolina and the east coast, the 75-acre Biltmore Estate is set in Asheville and found on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places – along with it being a U.S. National Historic Landmark.
The estate was built in 1889, and features tours, shopping, and restaurants, plus gardens, a winery, and a conservatory. Other historic homes include the Smith-McDowell House Museum also in Asheville, the Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville, and the Blandwood Mansion and Gardens in Greensboro.
Many more historic sites, mansion tours, and lively museums are found throughout the Tar Heel State. Enjoy your time exploring cultural Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville.
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