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The state is home to some of the finest botanical gardens in the nation, including those of Orton Plantation near Wilmington, the Elizabethan Gardens on Roanoke Island, and the Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University.
There a number of riverboats in the state, including Wilmington's Henrietta II and Beaufort's Crystal Queen, that carry passengers on public cruises and dinner parties. Each vessel provides a unique water experience.
A passion for well-baked bread and pastries is rising across the state. Four outstanding bakeries are the Blue Moon in Asheville, Big Sky Bakery in Charlotte, Wildflour Bakery in Saluda, and the Winkler Bakery in Old Salem.
Davidson, in Mecklenburg County, is home to Davidson College and sculptor Tom Clark. It is also a place that enjoys both a unique cooperation between town and gown and the small-town atmosphere of a bygone era.