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46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC 27920, USA
At 208 feet, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in America. The beacon from the light can be seen some 20 miles out to sea and since 1870 has warned ships and sailors of the notorious Diamond Shoals, a 14-mile series of shallow...
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Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC, USA
There's so much good live music in Asheville that the bars can't contain it - I've never been somewhere with such a high quality of street busking (even better than its homophonous sister town, Nashville). Most nights of the week and certainly on...
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224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
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James Yoder established Not Just Coffee in 2011. You can't find a better selection of pour-over coffee or handcrafted espresso anywhere. The atmosphere is hip, part of the trendy new 7th Street Market (formerly Reid's). Go more than once, and you...
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36 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
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The Chocolate Fetish is a must stop in Asheville. Owners make both American and European-style truffles and scrumptious milk chocolate sea salt caramels. Everything is created in-store by hand. In Winter, try their hot drinking chocolate.
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2424 North Davidson St #102, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
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Local bakery and cafe Amélie's will satisfy your caffeine cravings and tempt your sweet tooth. The main North Davidson Street location, open 24/7/365, welcomes customers with a wide display of sweets, such as salted caramel brownies, rainbow hued...
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1419 East Blvd a, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
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I never knew being stuffed could be so guilt-free. If you are looking for a delicious, healthy, satisfying way to increase your veggie intake, Fern is a marvelous option. You will get all the essentials like beans, rice, greens, vegetables. And...
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1440 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
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The Boulevard at South End is committed to featuring local artisans, designers, and craftspeople, and truly has something for everyone—from jewelry to clothing to original artwork to home furnishings—at affordable prices.
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4450 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28209, USA
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A visit to the expansive, 55,000 square foot Sleepy Poet Antique Mall could easily turn into an entire afternoon's adventure. Grab some popcorn from the machine near the cash registers, and get lost in nostalgia meandering through the hundreds of...
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2501 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
Krazy Fish is a unique and fun Plaza Midwood neighborhood restaurant in Charlotte. The focus is on seafood and spice and the global menu includes a multitude of tacos, roti, sandwiches and salads as well as entrees like fried seafood platters and...
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224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
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The “local” in Local Loaf, one of the newest additions to 7th Street Market, is not just a ploy to jump on the farm-to-plate bandwagon. These guys mean what they say. Pretty much everything on the menu is locally sourced. I had the pleasure of...
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915 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC 28206, USA
Great 1940s era diner serving great food
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223 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
This is not your mama’s coffee shop—though your mama would still love the wide selection of Counter Culture coffees and botanical teas. Other things to love include everything on the menu (I couldn’t get enough of the sausage gravy and Ashe County...
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1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA
Dedicated in 1932, this memorial honors two brothers and bike shop owners from Dayton, Ohio, who ushered humanity into the era of flight on December 17, 1903 on the sands of Kill Devil Hills.