These 7 North Carolina Spots Will Give Off Super Winter Wonderland Vibes
Winter is far from over.
Just because Christmas is here, doesn't mean the winter goodness and holiday cheer has to end. Most people don't even take down their Christmas trees until after the first of the year, so you can still celebrate the holidays. You'll get major winter wonderland vibes at these North Carolina spots and there is still time to explore and experience them.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Address: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy., Charlotte, NC
Why You Need To Go: Thisright on the water that has a skate-up bar where you can get all the booze your heart desires.
When: November 23, 24, 29 and 30-March 29
Address: 2058 Skyland Dr., Seven Devils, NC
Why You Need To Go: You can choose to go down lanes as small as 400 feet to as large as 1,000 feet. This isand you're sure to have a good time.
Cataloochee Ski Area
Address: 1080 Ski Lodge Rd., Maggie Valley, NC
Why You Need To Go: This is a less populated ski resort that will make you feel like you are in a Christmas movie. There is even night skiing.
Omni Grove Park Inn
Address: 290 Macon Ave., Asheville, NC
Why You Need To Go: You can stay at this magical hotel, or you can just visit to have some of the best hot chocolate you've ever had and to walk around to see the amazing gingerbread house sculptures.
Address: 166 Honey Bee Dr., Saluda, NC
Why You Need To Go: You'll zipline through white-capped mountains and snow-covered trees to make a unique adventurous experience. This is also NC's fastest and steepest zipline.
Holidays at the Garden
When: November 29-January 5
Address: 6500 South New Hope Rd., Belmont, NC
Why You Need To Go: You'll step into a winter wonderland that is covered in lights and see the gardens in a whole new light. There are Christmas tunes that fill the gardens as you walk through and you can end your trip with roasting marshmallows.
Cape Fear Festival of Trees
When: November 18-January 2
Address: 900 Loggerhead Rd., Kure Beach, NC
Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to enjoy a trip to the aquarium while looking at the trail of decorated Christmas trees throughout the facility.