Some Interesting Facts about North Carolina
Places of the Heart - As you and your sweetheart weigh North Carolina’s romantic options this Valentine’s Day – whether you desire an amorous night of dancing, a stroll on a kissing bridge, or a long weekend at a charming honeymoon hideaway – here are a few ideas worth embracing. No offense to our neighbors to the north, but, in retrospect, the marketing crackerjack who coined the popular tourism slogan “Virginia Is For Lovers” easily could have launched just as successful a campaign here in North Carolina – if not more so. Consider for a few moments the state’s seductive allure – her wonderfully curvaceous mountains, the sensuous charm of her heartland, the bare, pristine stretches of her shoreline.
North Carolina Flight – Attractions: The 100th anniversary of man’s first powered flight has arrived, and North Carolina’s numerous flight-related attractions have prepared a variety of activities and exhibits for the expected onslaught of visitors. Below is an overview of some of our many aviation-oriented attractions. Take wing to one of them and learn why our state is First In Flight. Western North Carolina Air Museum - The Western North Carolina Air Museum is in the Hendersonville - Flat Rock region of the state. It has a unique collection of airplanes celebrating the Golden Age of General Aviation, the decades surrounding the Second World War.