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…
388travelers 22reviews 24blogs
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…
136travelers 24reviews 10blogs
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 …
317travelers 24reviews 6blogs
Durham #4 most popular location
68travelers 8reviews 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…
97travelers 21reviews 24blogs
Greensboro #6 most popular location
113travelers 1reviews
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…
91travelers 3reviews 5blogs
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…
42travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Cherokee #9 most popular location
2travelers 8reviews 2blogs
Cary #10 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…
31travelers 2reviews
Chapel Hill #11 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…
79travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Lumberton #12 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews
Rocky Mount #13 most popular location
10travelers 1blogs
Kill Devil Hills #14 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Hickory #15 most popular location
5travelers 6reviews
Morrisville #16 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Boone #17 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 …
16travelers 1blogs
Nags Head #18 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 …
2travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Blowing Rock #19 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews 3blogs
New Bern #20 most popular location
16travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Maggie Valley #21 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
Hendersonville #22 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews 4blogs
High Point #23 most popular location
17travelers 1reviews
Mooresville #24 most popular location
13travelers 1blogs
Franklin #25 most popular location
5travelers 3reviews
Kitty Hawk #26 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.
2travelers 7reviews 2blogs
Manteo #27 most popular location
4travelers 7reviews 2blogs
Matthews #28 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Mount Airy #29 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Bryson City #30 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Carolina Beach #31 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
Smithfield #32 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Elizabeth City #33 most popular location
6travelers 1blogs
Rockingham #34 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Buxton #35 most popular location
3reviews 3blogs
Highlands #36 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Morehead City #37 most popular location
5travelers 2reviews
Washington #38 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Ocracoke #39 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Edenton #40 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
Pineville #41 most popular location
1reviews
Albemarle #42 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Thomasville #43 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Candler #44 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Murphy #45 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…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Black Mountain #46 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Corolla #47 most popular location
Coralla is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state.
1travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Wrightsville Beach #48 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Southport #49 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…
1travelers 3reviews
Oak Island #50 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Beaufort #51 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews
Duck #52 most popular location
Duck is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state. It's one of least crowded destinations in the Outer Banks and is home to numerous vacation rent…
1travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Banner Elk #53 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Swanquarter #54 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Pilot Mountain #55 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Mocksville #56 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Pittsboro #57 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Clemmons #58 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Belmont #59 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Avon #60 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
Kure Beach #61 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 3reviews
Chimney Rock #62 most popular location
2blogs
Hatteras #63 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Lillington #64 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Bald Head Island #65 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Swansboro #66 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Fuquay Varina #67 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Emerald Isle #68 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…
5travelers 1blogs
Andrews #69 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
Currituck #70 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Oriental #71 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 …
2travelers 1reviews
Linville #72 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Raeford #73 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
Beech Mountain #74 most popular location
1blogs
Creswell #75 most popular location
2reviews
Leasburg #76 most popular location
The correct name for this town is Leasburg, NC, 27291.
1reviews 1blogs
Winnabow #77 most popular location
1reviews
Salter Path #78 most popular location
1reviews
Nantahala #79 most popular location
1reviews
Uwharrie #80 most popular location
1reviews
Winston Salem #81 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…
25travelers 6blogs
Lake Toxaway #82 most popular location
1reviews
Pisgah #83 most popular location
1reviews
Stecoah #84 most popular location
2reviews
Rodanthe #85 most popular location
Rodanthe is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It's located along the east coast of the state.
1reviews
Crowders #86 most popular location
1reviews
Fairfield #87 most popular location
1reviews
Willow Springs #88 most popular location
1reviews
Grandfather #89 most popular location
1blogs
Linville Falls #90 most popular location
1blogs
Midland #91 most popular location
1blogs