Join North Carolina as it says welcome to the New Year 2017 with parties, fun, entertainment, New Year countdown, dinners, champagne toast, ball drop and fireworks display. North Carolina is that one state in USA where the enjoyment of these occasions doubles because of many breath taking places.
North Carolina- an introduction
North Carolina is located in Southeastern United States. North Carolina is nicknamed as Tar Heel State and sometimes as Old North State. The state of North Carolina is surrounded by Georgia at south, Tennessee at west, Virginia at north and Atlantic Ocean at east. It is considered to be 28th most extensive and 10th most populous of the United States. It is composed of a total of 100 counties. Raleigh is the capital of state whereas Charlotte is its largest city.
The three main geographical topographies of North Carolina are the Atlantic Coastal plains, Piedmont region and Appalachian Mountains and foothills. The state of North Carolina has a rich culture in arts, literature, music and cuisine. Arts heritage of the state is depicted by many known Arts museums and galleries. The state has many arts communities; one of the most famous is Seagrove which is the handmade pottery capital of US.
North Carolina attracts tourists from all around the world. There are many beautiful and stunning places and tourist spots in the state. Some of the best known places to visit include Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Outer Banks, Biltmore Estate, Crystal Coast, Grandfather Mountain, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Tweetsie Railroad, Roanoke Island, Discovery Place, Bennett Place, Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Beach, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, North Carolina State Capitol, Chimney Rock State Park, Cataloochee Ski Area, North Carolina Arboretum, Whiteside Mountain and Fort Macon State Park.
NYE in North Carolina
One of the most famous events at the New Year Eve in North Carolina can be observed in Charlotte. This event is called as Night Charlotte, celebrated by Uptown Charlotte. The event is a family friendly event which includes famous artists, dancers, musicians, comedians and magicians.
In Charlotte a magnificent display of fireworks takes place as the clock strikes 12 at the midnight, everywhere you go you can hear the chants in delight and happiness. A firework display especially celebrated for children takes place First Night Kids event. This event starts after noon and ends at 5 pm. Countdown shows and firework display are a major part of this event.
In Raleigh, Downtown Raleigh celebrates special events at the New Year Eve. The events are named under the category of First Night Raleigh. These events will include celebrations for kids from 2 to 6 pm, spectacular firework display at 7 pm, performances of music and dances from 7pm to 12 am and a magnificent firework display at midnight which is followed by Acorn Drop.
People also celebrate their New Year Eve by finding a good restaurant or a night club with special offerings on the New Year. You can also enjoy this occasion with a rooftop party, which will be away from crowd and provide a viewpoint for firework display.
Accommodations for NYE
There are a variety of hotels, suites and resorts in North Carolina, which provide tourists with comfort. Some of the best accommodation places in the area are Homewood Suites by Hilton Charlotte Ballantyne Area North Carolina, Homewood Suites Charlotte/ Ayrsley, Hampton Inn Charlotte- South Park, Inn on Biltmore Estate, Country Inn & Suites Asheville West, Hampton Inn Asheville- Tunnel Rd, Embassy Suites Raleigh- Durham Airport/ Brier Creek, Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills and Candlewood Suites Raleigh- Crabtree.