• Your Carolina summer bucket list


    There’s just something special about summer in the Carolinas. There’s also no shortage of amazing things to do. Check out our summer bucket list:

    • Cross Grandfather Mountain’s mile-high swinging bridge (website)
    • Go tubing in western North Carolina
    • Slide down Sliding Rock waterfall (website)
    • Roll down Jockey’s Ridge in the Outer Banks (website)
    • Explore Riverbanks Zoo (website)
    • Kayak through the cypress trees in the Congaree National Forest (website)
    • Visit one of the many beautiful lighthouses that line the coast (more details)
    • Take a picture with Pedro at South of the Border (website)



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    • Drive a four-wheel-drive vehicle on the beach in Corolla
    • Check out the wild horses on Shackleford Island
    • Stroll through the Battery in Charleston (website)
    • Catch a Charlotte Knights or Durham Bulls game
    • Go on a deep sea fishing trip
    • Experience the thrills of Carowinds (website)
    • Discover the beauty of Botany Bay’s undeveloped beach
    • See for miles on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel (more details)
    • Visit an aquarium and see the ocean’s most interesting creatures (website)
    • Leave a note at the Kindred Spirit mailbox (more details)


    >> READ: Family visiting NC beach finds prehistoric Megalodon shark tooth

    Photos of the Outer Banks provided by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, outerbanks.org


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