WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO NORTH CAROLINA    

OUTDOORS CULTURE

North Carolina is home to miles of beautiful landscape – from breathtaking sunsets to majestic tobacco fields. The Appalachian Mountains that range throughout the state comprise America’s oldest mountain mass.

THE TARHEEL TOUCH

The Tarheel State is home to lots of waterfalls (over 300), the first mini-golf range, the epic rivalry between Duke and North Carolina basketball, and the Mile High Swinging Bridge.

CLIMATE

It's 10 degrees warmer in the state center versus the coast and it can be 10 degrees colder in the mountains. The state’s average temperature ranges from 20 degrees with a drop of 10 to 12 degrees during winter.

DRIVERS LICENSE

You have 30 days to registering your car and obtain a new state license, which you can complete once you have gained employment. This can be taken care of at any local DMV.

REAL ESTATE

North Carolina homes are listed at an average price of $278,919, with the price for median sales at just above $136,149. For more info check out the North Carolina Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to North Carolina, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

Fun Things in North Carolina

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in North Carolina, but we only had room for 96! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

Best Places to Live in North Carolina

Explore the best towns and states to live in North Carolina based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the Outer Banks

Its all fun in the sun in the Outer Banks, where open-sea beaches, state parks and shipwreck diving sites make this beachside haven a popular holiday destination.