Piedmont Region

The name "Piedmont" comes from the French term for the same physical region, literally meaning "foothill", ultimately from Latin "pedemontium", meaning "the foot of the mountains".


Here you’ll enjoy everything from arts and nightlife to great dining and award-winning local wine and craft beer. See exotic animals in their natural habitats at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. Shop handcrafted pottery at Seagrove. Unwind at Forbes Four-Star Spas in Cary and Pittsboro, or explore the great outdoors in the Uwharrie National Forest.

Charlotte Area

Greensboro, Winston Salem

Pinehurst, Sandhills

Raleigh, Durham

Chapel Hill


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Things to do in the Piedmont Area