What's so great about North Carolina? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Tar Heel State! Explore North Carolina's beaches, lighthouses, mountains, and rich American Indian history. The North Carolina by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the book. A special section provides quick state facts such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in North Carolina.