Posted on September 15, 2019

Some Of The Most Popular Regions Of North Carolina

North Carolina mountains, state flag, NCBBI logo, Biltmore, beach, Charlotte, Asheville, Durham

Regions of North Carolina include popular cities like Asheville (Mountain Area), Charlotte and Durham (Piedmont Area), and Wilmington (Coastal Area). North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns are located all across the state.

Located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville and its neighboring foothills towns are full of quirkiness and charm. The local landscapes have been featured in TV and film, and Western Carolina is a favorite among culinary travelers (known as “foodies”) and outdoor enthusiasts who visit for adventure.

Known For:

  • Biltmore Estate, Gardens, & Winery
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Chimney Rock & Lake Lure
  • Craft Beer & Vegetarian/Vegan Dining Options
  • Hiking & Zip Lining
  • Sliding Rock & Waterfalls


This dynamic region is home to North Carolina’s largest city (Charlotte), but there is much more to find in this region. Head north of the Queen City to shop furniture or explore the home of NASCAR and welcoming lake communities. Also you can experience scenic outdoor adventures to the south, east and west.

Known For:

  • Craft Beer
  • Hickory Furniture Mart
  • Kindred, Heirloom, & Notable Dining
  • Lake Norman
  • NASCAR & Motorsports Attractions
  • TV & Film Locations


There are a variety of ways to treat yourself in the Triangle of North Carolina. This region boasts award-winning hospitality, culinary delights for every taste, and cultural experiences including university gardens, art and history museums, and whimsical whirligigs.

Known For:

  • Acclaimed Hospitality
  • Art & History Museums
  • Award-Winning & Buzzworthy Chefs
  • Craft Beer
  • Prestigious Universities
  • Vollis Simpson’s Whirligigs


Even if you’ve never been to Wilmington, it’s still likely you’ll recognize its sights. That’s because this region of North Carolina’s southern coast has hosted 400+ TV and film productions. In the mood for action on the water? Try surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking and more on island beaches.

Known For:

  • 3 Family-Friendly Island Beaches
  • Airlie Gardens
  • Battleship North Carolina
  • “Hollywood East” TV & Movie Sights
  • Surfing & Water Sports
  • Wilmington Historic District

North Carolina is known for amazing places to tour, culinary excellence, TV & movie sights, farm fresh produce, quality made furniture, fabulous shopping, magnificent mountains, gorgeous gardens, beautiful beaches, tall lighthouses, and so much more. Each one of our member inns will be happy to recommend local hot spots based on your interests. North Carolina Bed and Breakfast Inns is best known for our friendly, Southern hospitality, award-winning accommodations, and tasty gourmet breakfasts.