Is there a special trip on your bucket list?  Consider exploring the wonders of North Carolina. From the stunning vistas of the Appalachian Mountains to the blue waters of the Crystal Coast, North Carolina is one of the most stunning states in the country.  Take advantage of the awesome deals offered by Groupon coupons and ramp up your vacation wardrobe with selections from Aeropostale, pack your bags and hit the road for a vacation of a lifetime.

Start your trip in the scenic college town of Asheville. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Asheville is a food lover’s delight. From farm to table restaurants to food trucks, there’s something for every palette in Asheville.  Plan on a side trip to Biltmore Estates; the nation’s largest private home. The grounds are just spectacular and the interior is full of antiques and architectural wonders.

Continue east to the Piedmont Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. Known for furniture and textiles, the Piedmont also boasts some of  North Carolina’s best bar-b-que. Music festivals, performing arts and parks can all be found in Greensboro and Winston-Salem’s downtown areas. The state zoo, Natural Science Center and Children’s Museum are all huge draws for visiting families. The state capital, Raleigh, is just one hour east of Greensboro. Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham are the cities known as the Triangle. Some of the nation’s top universities are found in the Triangle. A huge selection of museums, restaurants and Greenway trails can all be explored during your trip to the Triangle.

Wrap up your trip by selecting one of the beach towns on the Crystal Coast. Emerald Isle, Pine Knoll Shores & Atlantic Beach are all bucolic beach towns with a small town flair. Spend the day on the beach building sand castles and plan to catch the delicious blue crab for dinner. From marsh views to the inter-coastal waterways, the Crystal Coast is a beach lover’s paradise. Welcome to North Carolina!