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Huntersville, North Carolina is home to the largest single-site greenhouse in the United States, Metrolina Greenhouses. The family-owned company began in 1972 when owners Tom and Vickie Van Wingerden moved to the Carolinas from Holland. The company uses a variety of technologies, experiments with these technologies, and does not fear failure--all characteristics the Van Wingerdens attribute to their success.
Summertime travelers to North Carolina often choose between the mountains and the coast, but the Piedmont has a week's worth of adventures to offer. Hiking, paddling, and zip lining are just a few of the activities to explore in the northern Piedmont.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte offers a variety of outdoor activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Whitewater rafting is not the only activity, for visitors can participate in ropes courses, ziplines, mountain biking, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and hiking.