In part one I gave some general facts about NC and it's cities. Now let's look at some Cackalacy food and fun! As you scroll through feel free to listen to the songs!
North Carolina Festivals
Mount Airy (Mayberry) is home to the Mayberry Days Festival each September. There is a huge parade and festival to celebrate Andy Griffith and the show that bears his namesake. Festivities include meet and greets with original cast members, a parade, cosplayers, and other things.
NC State Fair
Every Mid-October it comes to Raleigh for 10 fun days!
Dixie Classic Fair
Another fair that happens each fall in Winston Salem.
Lexington BBQ Festival
One of the largest BBQ festivals in the US. The North Carolina capital of BBQ.
If you come to North Carolina, you're gonna have some of the best food you could ever imagine!
Carolina BBQ Ribs
Carolina Style Burgers and Dogs
California has In N Out, North Carolina has Cookout.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Blue Ridge Parkway/ Lynn Cove viaduct
Brown Mountain Lights
What are these mysterious lights? Ufos? Ghosts? City light reflections? Some people say it's the ghost of a slave who went to find his master, and the lantern caused the lights.
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Cherohala Skyway and The Dragon
Running through Tennessee and North Carolina. 318 curves in 11 miles! This is a dangerous road!
WARNING: the following pictures are graphic.
There are lots to do, eat and see in North Carolina! Don't let The Dragon intimidate you, it is a very pretty drive. You just have to know how to handle it.