North Carolina Places to Visit

North Carolina boasts nearly 100 state parks, museums, historic sites, aquariums and other attractions. Use the tool below to find places to visit by activity, theme, region or cost. As you check boxes on the right side of the screen, the places listed on the right will narrow to fit your criteria. Click on place's title to learn more.

Visit our things to do page for more information on all the wonderful things to do you'll find in the Tar Heel state.

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Contentnea creek

Contentnea Creek

NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Contentnea Creek, located in eastern North Carolina, provides astronomy education, environmental education and outdoor recreation for adults, children and families across North Carolina. Our field trip programs offer students a chance to move through the trails in the forest or travel through the planets of the solar system in the planetarium. The Museum's Contentnea Creek location features 380 acres of Bray Hollow Conservancy lands in southern Pitt County.