Carolina is a very beautiful name that could be heard for any girl in this world but what you may not have known until now, is that there really exists a state with this name too. It is even divided in North Carolina and South Carolina.

North Carolina, the official name of State of North Carolina is a state located in the south eastern part of the United States of America. It was one of the thirteen original colonies, becoming the 12th state to ratify the constitution of the Union in 21st November 1789.

The first permanent English settlers in North Carolina were immigrants that have come from the South East of Virginia and settled in around the year 1650, in the north-eastern part of the United States of America. It was also the place where has been held the first flight with a machine much heavier than the air. Then the “flying car” of the brothers Wright, Orville and Wilbur took off on a beach near Kitty Hawk in 1903. Today it is a state whose economy and population grow at high rates of about two decades.

If you visit North Carolina, you will not get bored. This is due to the fact that you can do almost anything you want there, from swimming to skiing. It has the seaside and the mountains too and apart from them, you can try doing everything you like, from fishing and hunting, to ballooning, rock climbing or sailing and camping. North Carolina also includes a range of parks, aquariums, zoos and theatres.

Apart from the natural views, when you visit North Carolina, make sure you have heard of the 34 state parks and the 14 national parks, among which we should mention the followings: Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore too. The list goes on with: Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site at Flat Rock, Croatan National Forest in Eastern North Carolina, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site at Manteo and Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

You may also be interested in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, Moores Creek National Battlefield near Currie, the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, Old Salem National Historic Site in Winston-Salem and in case you do not feel satisfied enough, you should visit North Carolina live as soon as you get this chance.

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