A picturesque pier in North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Where to Go in North Carolina

If you have a weekend, pick one special natural area to explore: the Outer Banks, beaches near Wilmington, the Blue Ridge Parkway, or the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Here’s an overview of the different regions of North Carolina to help you plan your trip.

Sturgeon Bay ship canal north pier lighthouse and moonrise.

Plan a Trip to Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Whether or not Sturgeon Bay is the heart and soul of the county is debated, but it lies at a most strategic location. Get started planning a trip including learning about the best times of year to visit to see wildflower displays.