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When referring to the eastern part of the state, \"Down East\" is a term widely used. However, the real \"Down East\" is found in locales like Smyrna, Stacy, Harkers Island, and Cedar Island.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Mar/Apr 1996, p2-7, il Periodical Website
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7619
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U.S. Highway 64 stretches from North Carolina's western border to the ocean, and along its 543 miles are a variety of interesting things to see and do. In the first of a three-part series, Lail describes an approximately 180-mile stretch of 64, including towns from Manteo to Knightdale.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 55 Issue 4, Apr 2005, p1, 8-10, il
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7890
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North Carolina's eastern Piedmont region boasts a wide range of educational and recreational attractions, including award-winning museums, outstanding golfing areas, renowned gardens, and bicycling trails. Among the regions varied offering are an unusual winery, The Winery at Iron Gate Farm in Alamance County; a fast track for drag racing fans at the Rockingham Dragway in Richmond County; a tucked-away plantation house, the House in Horseshoe Bend; and a big lake, the Kerr Lake Recreation area in Vance County.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 4, Apr 2006, p64-68, il, map Periodical Website
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8401
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Eastern North Carolina is home to many swamps ranging in size from small wet strips to the magnificent spread of the Great Dismal Swamp. When exploring North Carolina's swamps, one can find a wide variety of plant and animal life. Many swamps contain plant life unique to their areas, but almost all of North Carolina's swamps are home to the majestic cypress tree. Swamp visitors must always take safety precautions from such things as poisonous snakes and plants. With proper precautions, a swamp expedition provides a fascinating adventure.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 52 Issue 11, Apr 1985, p12-13, il
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23128
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Lake Mattamuskeet, the largest natural freshwater lake in North Carolina, is one of North Carolina's gems. Much of the lake's history involves attempts to drain the water for fertile farmland, but since 1934, the lake has served as the centerpiece of a national wildlife refuge.
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23132
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Since 2003, The Hinnant Family Vineyards has operated a winery, the sixteenth winery in the state of North Carolina. Located in Pine Level, North Carolina, visitors can tour the winery and vineyard, learn about the process of wine-making, and partake in tastings.
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23916
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March 3, 2015 was the 100-year anniversary of the creation of the North Carolina State Park System. To celebrate, the author suggests a number of coastal state parks as summer vacation spots.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2015, p14-19, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24055
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Tom Harrison, director of the Washington County Travel and Tourism Authority, hopes to create a driving route along the Roanoke River for tourists to take on their way to the Outer Banks. The route, called Cut the Corner, is an effort to bring more tourists to the northeastern part of North Carolina, while saving travelers 27 miles on their drive to the beach. Stops along this route include Weldon, Halifax, Sylvan Heights Bird Park, and Plymouth.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2015, p30-33, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24717
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The author discusses his experience traveling from Raleigh to the eastern coast of North Carolina to visit Beaufort and Morehead City.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 1, June 1951, p3-5, 17, il, map
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26914
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Eastern North Carolina has a lot to offer tourists and locals. This article describes 4 day trip attractions that Washington, NC residents can visit. These include Historic New Bern/Tryon Palace, North Carolina Aquarium, Ocracoke Island, and Sylvan Heights Bird Park.
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