3. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse isn’t just the tallest lighthouse in North Carolina, but also recognized as one of the tallest in the world. It’s also a classic icon for North Carolina. The lighthouse has a fascinating history and has been moved to new locations more than once. Climbing to the top will give you more than just a good workout, but some of the best views. While visiting, try out this incredible lighthouse road trip.
4. Mount Mitchell
Do you really need an excuse to visit the highest point east of the Rockies? Mount Mitchell is a paradise for 360-degree views and good for either a short day trip or a longer day hike. The Old Mitchell Trail was featured on our list of the 15 best hikes.