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North Carolina vacation rentals

Beautiful North Carolina is bursting with history, culture, and jaw-dropping landscapes. It is the perfect USA vacation destination for those looking for somewhere unforgettable, where you can find breathtaking natural attractions on your doorstep, as well as quaint small towns and vibrant cities.

Our North Carolina vacation rentals are stunning places to spend a relaxing and luxurious break in the Tar Heel State. Sleeping groups of up to 18 people, these grand villas are perfect for large groups and family reunions. Boasting fabulous facilities including games rooms, home theaters, and pet-friendly features, they have everything that you could wish for in a luxury vacation rental.

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Useful information

Does it snow in North Carolina?

Snow is a very common part of North Carolina winters, with the state seeing on average 5 inches over the season. Significantly more snow falls in the mountainous areas than in more urban regions.

What is the capital of North Carolina?

Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina.

Are there alligators in North Carolina?

Yes, alligators live in the waterways of North Carolina. In fact, it is the farthest north that gators are found in the wild in North America.

How far is North Carolina from Florida?

North Carolina is just over 600 miles north of Florida, with a drive time of around 8 hours and a flight time of around 90 minutes between the two.

What food is North Carolina known for?

North Carolina is a must-visit for fans of all things smoky: the state does a mean barbeque! Sauce-smothered ribs, spiced fries, and flame-grilled chicken all feature heavily on menus. For something a little lighter, ocean-fresh seafood is readily available along the coast, and plump, juicy peaches are something of a regional specialty. 

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Things to do in North Carolina

The Great Smoky Mountains in the fall, with golden light breaking through low clouds

Great Smoky Mountains

America's most popular park lies in part in North Carolina and is the perfect destination for fans of the great outdoors in any season.

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Biltmore Estate

America's largest home is located just outside of Asheville, and is a grand place to take a tour of the beautiful house and grounds.

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Mountain towns

North Carolina is home to numerous charming mountain towns, which are worth a visit to enjoy the cozy atmosphere and scenery.

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Chimney Rock

The famous Chimney Rock stands proud over the North Carolina landscape - take an elevator or hike to the top for incredible views.

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Lake Lure

You'll have the time of your life at Lake Lure, the filming location for an iconic 'Dirty Dancing' scene. You can even try the lift for yourself.


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Travel Extras

From private chefs to airport transfers, and grocery deliveries to decor for special events, our brilliant Travel Planners can organize it all as part of our luxurious Travel Extras service. Take a look at our dedicated Travel Extras page fore more information.

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Monthly rentals in North Carolina

Stay a little longer and really get to know the charms of the state in our stunning monthly rentals in North Carolina. A great number of our vacation homes in North Carolina are available for longer periods so you can book for a month or even more time if you would like to take an extended break in the region. When you book monthly rentals in North Carolina, you can expect all of the fantastic features and facilities that you get in a shorter vacation in our homes, from private pools to game rooms, and more.

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With over 100,000 happy guests every year and international media writing about our incredible homes and service, you can book your next stay with us with total confidence.

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Pet-friendly North Carolina vacation rentals

Enjoy the great outdoors with your four-legged friend in tow in our beautiful pet-friendly vacation rentals in North Carolina. Fun for the whole family, with private pools, large yards, and easy access to local walks and trails in some of the state’s most beautiful places, these incredible villas are ideal for adventures on America’s east coast.

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North Carolina mountain rentals

An escape to the mountains can be just the thing for a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation away from everyday life. With our North Carolina mountain rentals, you can enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery from the comfort and luxury of your own private villa rental. With incredible features and extras available on request, you can be sure that you’ll have all of the benefits of a 5* hotel within the privacy of a family vacation home.

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