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Shopping in North Carolina

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Rafting
“ Enjoy whitewater rafting and kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, deep water solo, rock climbing, ziplines, ropes courses, and mountain biking on 50+ mile trail system. River jam live music festivals and beer gardens during summer months. A great time to be had just a short 25min drive south.”
  • 172 locals recommend
Bakery
“This hip, 24/7 French bakery & cafe draws a crowd for pastries, light fare & coffee drinks. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
“Skip dessert at the restaurant and head here for a delicious finish. The owners source the beans from their own Costa Rican estate. All organic. All handmade on site. Fab! ”
  • 141 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“- Head to the boardwalk for some of the best donuts! Remember that Britt’s is cash only; no credit/debit cards accepted. - Open every day during the summer and on weekends only during the spring. ”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great bakery with a bit of a French twist. Delightful desserts and great lunch options! Only 5mins from here!”
  • 101 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“There are three locations of this creative coffee shop and roastery in Durham, but the closest is straight down Geer St. Try one of their creative drinks, including a wide selection of hot chocolates. This is a lovely place to sit and take in the Durham scene. After your coffee, you can stroll around the neighborhood and visit Fullsteam Brewery, browse local goods at The Mothership, or walk to the Durham Farmers’ Market. Pro-Tip: arrive early on Saturday to beat the line. Recommended: The Dr. Durham Latte, or check out the Lakewood location for made-to-order churros!”
  • 77 locals recommend
Ski Area
“The Tram from the Parkway is fun with great views! Once at Ober, we really enjoy the mountain coaster and alpine slide. We haven't made it to ski or tube but hear it is fun!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“In addition to the country's oldest handicraft shop, you will find a museum, two exhibitions, and an American Craft library rich with archives. Visit the Folk Art Center to learn our story, experience regional craft, & admire the works of over 300 Appalachian artists. 382 Blue Ridge Parkway | Asheville, NC Jan-Mar: Mon-Sun 9a-5p | April-Dec: Mon-Sat 9a-6p, Sun 9-5p Daily Craft Demonstrations: March- December 10a-4p”
  • 98 locals recommend

Shopping malls

Outlet Mall
“There are so many shops you could spend the day here! Great buys of name brand items. Fall and Christmas time can be busy so go early to get parking. Shops such as North Face, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Brighton, Under Armour, and so many more!”
  • 81 locals recommend
Hotel
“Looking for a night out on the town in Charlotte? Call your UBER and enjoy an experience that is memorable, fun and exciting. You’ll find outdoor patios, over 200 TV screens, a captivating rooftop venue, a five-screen state of the art cinema and an amazing bowling alley at the Epicentre. Cafés, restaurants and fine dining can easily take you from breakfast to late night dining; with over 25 venues featuring nightlife, restaurants and eateries. The Epicentre is the perfect spot, day or night! Centrally located on College, between Trade and Fourth Streets in the hub of The Queen City, the Epicentre is just minutes away from some of Charlotte’s biggest attractions including Spectrum Arena, Bank of America Stadium and the Charlotte Convention Center, the Epicentre is the perfect location to start or end your day with nonstop fun.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The South Park Mall offers a mix of well known brands and luxury retailers. Get ready for a luxurious shopping experience.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“The Tanger Outlets has many name brand stores at discounted prices. They have two locations, on in North Myrtle Beach and the other in Myrtle Beach in Hwy 501.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is an outdoor mall with a collection of shops, dining, and entertainment options. What makes it special- its built around a lake! They have attractions including an alligator adventure and carousel for kids, or a House of Blues and the Alabama Theatre for adults. Shop the day away at fashionable boutiques and souvenir shops. Dining options range from sit down spots to food carts.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Charlotte Premium Outlets is North Carolina's newest upscale outlet center and features an impressive collection of fashion designers, luxury brands and name brand manufacturers. The 398,421 square-foot center offers 100 notable upscale outlet stores including Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Cole Haan, Gap Outlet, Kate Spade New York, Lucky Brand, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th at savings of 25 to 65 percent every day. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Ski Area
“The Tram from the Parkway is fun with great views! Once at Ober, we really enjoy the mountain coaster and alpine slide. We haven't made it to ski or tube but hear it is fun!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“If you like shopping, this mall is huge! Has a movie theater in it too. I personally avoid it at all costs :) but if you like malls you’ll love it! ”
  • 34 locals recommend

Markets

Cheese Shop
“North Carolina's oldest and largest cheese manufacturer. Watch cheese being made in the factory viewing room. The retail store has all cheeses available plus fresh country butter, fresh fudge and hand-dipped ice cream. Something new for the kids (and kids at heart) is the Kandy Korner with over 150 varieties of new and traditional candies. They also have a great selection of NC Wines, and imported cheeses as well as Amish Foods.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Fish Market
“If your family didn't catch our seafood, this is the next best place. Good seafood selection and will steam for you. Buy local.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Market
“Wonderful Craft cheeses just 4.3mi from your door! (12min Drive) and on the way to Linville attractions. Only open Fridays & Saturday’s. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Market
“Decent selection, we dont have a true grocery store in DT Raleigh. Harris Teeter is about 5 minutes away and 24 Hrs”
  • 4 locals recommend
Market
“Great "clean" store large enough to have everything and small enough to not become overwhelming. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Market
“If you are staying at one of our true cabins, this wonderful place will deliver ahead of time! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“really great store within short walk...very fresh produce and good wine selection”
  • 13 locals recommend
Market
“A fair selection of grocery items and beach items you may have left behind.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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