Top Rated Landmarks in North Carolina

The following North Carolina Landmarks have been voted the Top 10 sites in the state by our visitors.

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Biltmore House

Biltmore House

Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28803
Built between 1888 and 1895 for George Washington Vanderbilt II, this French Renaissance-inspired chateau is the largest privately-owned home in the United States at 175,000 square feet.

Cape Hatteras Light

Cape Hatteras Light

Buxton, Dare County, North Carolina, 27920
Located on Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is recognized as the tallest lighthouse in America. It is still in operation. The light at the top is automated and is visible every seven seconds.

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock, Rutherford County, North Carolina, 28720
Formerly Hickory Nut Gorge State Park, the park includes the old Chimney Rock Park containing the chimney and cliffs. Chimney Rock is accessible by elevator and providing views of the park and surrounding countryside.

Duke University

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina, 27708
Duke University is a private research university founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838. The school moved to Durham in 1892

Grove Arcade

Grove Arcade

Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28801
Built by Dr. Edwin Wiley Grove between 1926 and 1929, the elaborate, Tudoresque building occupies a full city block with glazed terra cotta covering its reinforced concrete and steel structure.

Belk Theater

Belk Theater

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 28202
The Belk Theater is the largest venue in the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, seating 2100 at its full-capacity configuration.

Botanical Gardens at Asheville

Botanical Gardens at Asheville

Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 28804
The gardens were established in 1961 and emphasize plants native to the southern Appalachian Mountains, representing approximately 700 species.

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