Popular Cities in North Carolina

Top cities in North Carolina, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Charlotte #1 most popular location
Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the USA. The banking industry has brought many people to the area and it has grown tremendously in the past few years. Downtown Charlotte…
474travelers 22reviews 25blogs
Asheville #2 most popular location
Asheville is a beautiful city situated in western North Carolina among the Blue Ridge Mountains. Because of its mountain location, it typically has mild winters and cooler summers, but does r…
167travelers 34reviews 11blogs
Raleigh #3 most popular location
Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It is the southern tip of the "Triangle" city region that includes Durham and Chapel Hill. Located between the coastal plain and the piedmont …
396travelers 26reviews 7blogs
Durham #4 most popular location
88travelers 9reviews 3blogs
Wilmington #5 most popular location
Also known as the port city, Wilmington lies in the Southeast corner of North Carolina between the Cape Fear river and the Atlantic ocean. Wilmington has become a popular tourist destinati…
112travelers 23reviews 26blogs
Greensboro #6 most popular location
131travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Fayetteville #7 most popular location
Fayetteville N.C. is one of the most diverse cities in the United States. Fayetteville N.C. has many awards to its credit and activities for citizens. Fayetteville has won All-America City a…
100travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Winston-Salem #8 most popular location
Winston-Salem, locally nicknamed Twin City, is in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Similar to the triangle area of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, Winston-Salem is part of the 'Triad' alon…
51travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Cherokee #9 most popular location
2travelers 8reviews 2blogs
Chapel Hill #10 most popular location
Chapel Hill is a town in North Carolina, where its name named for the Church of England New Hope Chapel, which once stood atop the hill’s crossroads. Nicknamed “The Southern Part of Heave…
89travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Rocky Mount #11 most popular location
10travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Cary #12 most popular location
The Town of Cary is a fast growing suburb of Raleigh that is known for it's highly educated citizens, high medium income, and concentration of transplants from the northeast. The town is ofte…
38travelers 2reviews
Lumberton #13 most popular location
9travelers 2reviews
Blowing Rock #14 most popular location
3travelers 9reviews 4blogs
Kill Devil Hills #15 most popular location
6travelers 3reviews 1blogs
New Bern #16 most popular location
17travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Nags Head #17 most popular location
Nags Head is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state. It's one of more crowded destinations in the Outer Banks and is home to numerous vacation …
3travelers 8reviews 4blogs
Boone #18 most popular location
Boone is the home of Appalachian State University. Boone acquires its name from the famous pioneer and explorer Daniel Boone, who on several occasions camped at a site generally agreed to …
21travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Hickory #19 most popular location
8travelers 6reviews
Morrisville #20 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
High Point #21 most popular location
20travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Maggie Valley #22 most popular location
Maggie Valley is a small tourist town in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, between Asheville, NC and Gatlinburg, TN. It is about 10 miles south of the I-40 freeway on US19 and 35 m…
1travelers 3reviews
Highlands #23 most popular location
2travelers 14reviews 4blogs
Hendersonville #24 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Mooresville #25 most popular location
15travelers 1blogs
Manteo #26 most popular location
4travelers 8reviews 3blogs
Franklin #27 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews
Kitty Hawk #28 most popular location
Kitty Hawk is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state. It's where the Wright Brothers went to test their airplanes.
4travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Ocracoke #29 most popular location
You can only get to Ocracoke Island by boat or plane. Ocracoke is in Hyde County and is one of the barrier islands of the Outer Banks of North Carolina where the pirate Blackbeard is known to…
1travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Elizabeth City #30 most popular location
Elizabeth City is on the river and not where Travel Buddy has it
8travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Mount Airy #31 most popular location
9travelers 1reviews
Matthews #32 most popular location
6travelers 1blogs
Buxton #33 most popular location
4reviews 3blogs
Carolina Beach #34 most popular location
Carolina Beach might be the hippest town in North Carolina, a small community along the ocean just south of Wilmington. Technically located on Pleasure Island, Carolina Beach is really part …
5travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Henderson #35 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Bryson City #36 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Washington #37 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews
Smithfield #38 most popular location
There is a Smithfield in Virginia, but this one is in North Carolina. Smithfield adjoins Selma NC. The AAA guide for Smithfield consists mostly of shopping opportunities. There are severa…
4travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Rockingham #39 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Morganton #40 most popular location
9travelers 2reviews
Morehead City #41 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Wrightsville Beach #42 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Corolla #43 most popular location
Coralla is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state.
1travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Southport #44 most popular location
Southport is a small town (pop. roughly 2,500) along coastal North Carolina near the South Carolina border. Sitting at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, Southport's history mainly derives fr…
2travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Thomasville #45 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Edenton #46 most popular location
Edenton is a small (population 5,000) coastal town opposite the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Steeped in history, tourism is the main industry. That is easily noticed by the numerous B&B's…
1travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Candler #47 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Albemarle #48 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Pineville #49 most popular location
1reviews
Murphy #50 most popular location
Murphy, North Carolina is a small mountain town. It’s about 3 hours from Atlanta, Georgia and 2 hours from Knoxville, Tennessee. The nearest town is Andrews, North Carolina, which is also…
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Selma #51 most popular location
Selma and Smithfield are adjoining towns which seem to be mostly discount malls - I noticed a couple of cigarette-vaping places.
2travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Black Mountain #52 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Atlantic Beach #53 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Duck #54 most popular location
Duck was named for the large number of waterfowl that migrated through here. It is near the north end of North Carolina's Outer Banks on a barrier island and it remained undeveloped until th…
1travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Oak Island #55 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Archdale #56 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Brevard #57 most popular location
15travelers 3reviews
Plymouth #58 most popular location
1travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Kure Beach #59 most popular location
Wedged between Carolina Beach and Fort Fisher, the small village of Kure Beach (pop. 1,500) seems little more than a continuation of Carolina Beach. The easy atmosphere, replete white white …
3travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Wilkesboro #60 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Beaufort #61 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Banner Elk #62 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Bald Head Island #63 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Swanquarter #64 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Linville #65 most popular location
2reviews 2blogs
Hatteras #66 most popular location
5travelers 2blogs
Pilot Mountain #67 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Mocksville #68 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Pittsboro #69 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Clemmons #70 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
Belmont #71 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Avon #72 most popular location
Avon, or Kinnakeet as it was once called, is a fantastic Atlantic beach village. The region is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic for it's many shipwrecks that still lay just yards off th…
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Lillington #73 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Chimney Rock #74 most popular location
2blogs
Pisgah Forest #75 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Oriental #76 most popular location
Oriental is a small village nestled in between 5 creeks off of the Neuse River in eastern North Carolina. Oriental was settled in 1870 and named for a Steamer ship that sunk in 1862 off the …
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Swansboro #77 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Fuquay Varina #78 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Emerald Isle #79 most popular location
Emerald Isle sits on the very southern tip of the outer banks. Connected to the mainland by its famous causeway bridge, this narrow strip of land is the ideal destination for those whose ide…
4travelers 1blogs
Currituck #80 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Andrews #81 most popular location
Andrews, North Carolina is a small town located in Appalachian Mountains. It’s about 3 hours from Atlanta, Georgia and 2 hours from Knoxville, Tennessee. The nearest town is Murphy, North…
1travelers 1reviews
Columbia #82 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Creswell #83 most popular location
2reviews
Beech Mountain #84 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Raeford #85 most popular location
The City of Raeford, named after the MacRae family who lived at the 'ford of the creek' was at one time made up primarily of old Highland Scot families. Likewise, the Upper Cape Fear Valley o…
7travelers 1blogs
Salter Path #86 most popular location
1reviews
Leasburg #87 most popular location
The correct name for this town is Leasburg, NC, 27291.
1reviews 1blogs
Harkers Island #88 most popular location
1reviews
Nantahala #89 most popular location
1reviews
Winnabow #90 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Laurel Park #91 most popular location
1reviews
Uwharrie #92 most popular location
1reviews
Winston Salem #93 most popular location
Winston-Salem, locally nicknamed Twin City, is in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Similar to the triangle area of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, Winston-Salem is part of the 'Triad' alon…
26travelers 6blogs
Willow Springs #94 most popular location
1reviews
Lake Toxaway #95 most popular location
1reviews
Stecoah #96 most popular location
2reviews
Crowders #97 most popular location
1reviews
Rodanthe #98 most popular location
Rodanthe is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state.
1reviews
Fairfield #99 most popular location
1reviews
Pisgah #100 most popular location
1reviews