What are North Carolina's best-kept secrets?

March 19, 2014 

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Seasonal park ranger John Manchester calls out the roll for a tour at the base of the Cape Hatteras lighthouse on May 5, 2012.

CHUCK LIDDY — cliddy@newsobserver.com Buy Photo

From the mountains to the sea, North Carolina’s attractions draw people from all over the world. But not all the places worth visiting are found in guidebooks.

This summer, we will take our readers to some of these out-of-the-way and lesser-known spots — one in each of North Carolina’s 100 counties. And we want your help choosing where to go.

If you could take a visitor to just one place in your county, where would it be? Is it a walking trail or a park with a great view, or a restaurant that serves something people rave about? Perhaps it’s an historic site, a peaceful town square or a working grist mill, or perhaps a workshop where craftsmen turn out works of art. 

Let us know. Click here to tell us in an email to our news staff and include your name and phone number. We won't publish your number; we just want to know how to reach you.

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