|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£481|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£491|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£649|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£428|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£437|
Holidaymakers arriving by air to North Carolina holidays will witness the ever growing popularity and stunning scenery of the Great Smoky National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the buzzing mountain towns of Asheville and Boone.
North Carolina is located on the eastern seaboard of the USA and its coastline spans over 300 miles. Once heavily dependant on agriculture, the prominent university towns of Durham, Chapel Hill and Greensboro lend a more vibrant feel to this beloved southern state. With a temperate climate year-round, the best time to visit is in spring and autumn, as the summer months can be crowded. North Carolina holidays are best served by the international airports in Raleigh and Charlotte, and the time zone is Eastern Standard (GMT -5). Getting around on the adequate public bus network is easy, and affordable car hire is also available at any of the airports or larger towns.
From the endless beaches of Outer Banks and the Crystal Coast, holidaying in North Carolina offers many options. Family-friendly accommodation is plentiful and caters to trips of all budgets. History buffs will delight at finding out more about Kitty Hawk with a trip to his hometown of Wilmington. The NASAR near Charlotte will excite all members of the family on their North Carolina holidays. Bluegrass strumming and good, old fashioned southern barbecues are popular pastimes in North Carolina, as is kite-surfing and fishing. A trip to North Carolina offers families off-Broadway shows, world-renowned art galleries, and fancy dining. Outdoor activities including trekking and climbing are available at Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina, which offers beautiful hiking trails to reach the Looking Glass Falls and Mount Pisgah. Tryon Palace, once the home of British Governor William Tryon, is now the symbolic capitol of the independent State of North Carolina.