North Carolina Walks

looking down at a raft going through a big rapid at the US National White Water Center
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Walking Tour of the US National White Water Center in NC

Have you even heard of the US National White Water Center? I hadn’t but I really enjoyed exploring it. In fact, it kind of blew my mind. The White Water Center is a non-profit swiftwater recreation and athletic training and competition facility for whitewater rafting, kayaking, and canoeing. It also has, rock climbing, ziplining, adventure courses, mountain biking, hiking, and ice skating (in the winter) which opened in 2006. Treadmill Walking Video: Walking Tour of US National White Water Center in Charlotte, North Carolina – Virtual Treadmill Walk The sheer scale of this place is mind boggling. For a day […]

Science museum building in Raleigh North Carolina on a virtual walking tour
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Raleigh, NC Treadmill Walking Scenery

Explore the capital of North Carolin as we walk through Raleigh. Downtown Raleigh North Carolina – NC Capital – Virtual Treadmill Walking Scenery & Virtual Walk We have arrived at the Capital city of Raleigh, NC. I wish I’d had more time to walk a bunch of other places in the area but alas, the road called. It was a quiet winter day and I essentially walked from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Legislative Building, past the Capitol Building. Then, we head down along Wilmington St, Salisbury St, and Fayetteville St, to the Duke Energy Center […]

Horse drawn carriage near Historic Wilmington, NC sign in downtown walking tour
50-60 Mins, Made by City Walks, North America, North Carolina Walks, Walk Length

Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC Walking Tour

Wilmington North Carolina Downtown Virtual Walks for Treadmill – Walking Scenery – City Walks In our second walking tours for treadmill exploring downtown Wilmington, NC, we head to the north, see the courthouse where Matlock was filmed, find a brewpub or two, make up to the convention center, Cape Fear community college, and find a “mysterious” old “canal”. I share a bunch more memories as we explore my old home town. I hope you enjoy this tour and please feel free to share your own thoughts and memories in the comments section. That’s one of my favorite parts about running […]

View of historic Bellamy Mansion in Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, NC Downtown Walking Tour

Downtown Wilmington North Carolina Walking Tour – City Walks – Treadmill Walking Scenery This was a wonderful walk for me. I loved going back to Wilmington and stirring up such wonderful memories from growing up there. Though, as Thomas Wolfe said, “You can never go home”. I found my memories were not as accurate as I thought but the emotional impact of returning and seeing these buildings, streets, rivers, and churches was kind of wonderful though nostalgic. We start on the oak lined streets of the old part of down town, loop down by the river front and make our […]

Johnny Mercers Pier in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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Wrightsville Beach – Beach Walk on a Winter Day

Beach walk in the Wrightsville Beach on a winter day Wrightsville Beach North Carolina Relaxing Virtual Beach Treadmill Walk – City Walks – 4K I decided to throw in a quiet and relaxing beach walk. It was a nice time to reflect as I made my way back from Johnnie Mercers Pier to the Blockade Runner Hotel. There were surfers in the water, fellow beach walkers, and the steady, peaceful thrum of the ocean. I know most of you enjoy the commentary and I will get back to that in the following walks but I wanted to include a quiet […]

Beach house in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina that we saw on our virtual treadmill walk
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Wrightsville Beach, NC Treadmill Walk

Wrightsville Beach North Carolina – Virtual Beach Town Tour and Treadmill Walk – City Walks – 4k This one comes straight from my personal history. I spent so much time at Wrightsville Beach growing up. I came from Montana and NC was so foreign to a 7 year old kid. I grew into it and had a wonderful childhood. The beach is a great place to spend your days when you have no other obligations. We originally stayed in a house here during the winter before moving into town. It’s a quiet day in winter for this latest of our […]

Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina on a rainy day
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Charlotte, NC Virtual Walking Tour and Video

Take a walk through Charlotte, NC on a grey but not too cold day in December. We explore the downtown area. Charlotte North Carolina walking tour Virtual Treadmill Walking Tour – 4K City Walks This is the second of two Charlotte Walks. After a few days visiting with family, we continued on to Charlotte, NC. Home to several professional sports teams and lots of music venues, NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway, and even a whitewater kayaking course, the “Queen” city is a major financial and banking hub in the South. Named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and is the county seat […]

Rainy morning in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina – Downtown Walking tour

Downtown Charlotte North Carolina Virtual Treadmill Walking Tour – 4K Treadmill Walking Scenery After a few days visiting with family, we continued on to Charlotte, NC. Home to several professional sports teams and lots of music venues, NASCAR Charlotte Motor Speedway, and even a whitewater kayaking course, the “Queen” city is a major financial and banking hub in the South. Named for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and is the county seat of Meklenburg courthouse. There’s about 2.6million people in the metro area and traffic proved this out. The downtown area was somewhat decorated for Christmas and relatively quiet for a […]