The mountains of North Carolina are beautiful. Some of the activities seem a bit touristy, but lovely state to spend time out of doors.
My total score for North Carolina out of 50 is 27.
Categories out of 10
Home comforts Quality of food, accommodation, etc. Score of 6. Hotel was on a river, which is cool. Food was home-madey and filling.
Attractions The quality of the attractions and generally how fun and interesting they were. Score of 5. Lots of touristy activities, but good outdoor activities.
Natural Beauty The aesthetic vistas of the state which make the drive easier. Score of 7. Awesome mountain vistas.
Culture Historical and cultural sites and interactions with the locals. Score of 6. Native heritage sites but limited access. Some people a bit aloof.
Value Financial value – bang for your buck, so to speak. Score of 5. Paid full price for hotel. I hate paying full price for anything!