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21 Tours in North Carolina

All American Homes of North Carolina
Rutherfordton, NC

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Much more than sticks and bricks, your home is a sanctuary from the pressures of work, errands, and untold commitments. At All American Homes® we understand this and have designed our homes to be a refuge where you can relax and recharge.These homes feature open spaces, well-designed kitchens and baths, and a variety of sizes, elevations, and options to fit your lifestyle and tastes. For warmth, comfort, and security an All American? home is designed with you in mind. So, welcome home.

Architectural styles and floor plans to suit your taste. Whether it?s the simple lines ...
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Andy Petree Racing
Flat Rock, NC

This shop is a little out of the way but the folks there are very friendly and its a pretty part of NC.


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Carrington Court Direct
Hickory, NC

Carrington Court has been dedicated to the production of the highest quality furniture for over 15 years. We are located in Hickory, North Carolina - the furniture capital of the world. We have assembled a team of expert craftsmen. Our upholsterers have the years of experience necessary to do the meticulous tailoring required for quality furniture and perfect fit slipcovers.

In addition to Parsons chairs, Carrington Court also manufactures sofas, love seats, wing chairs, club chairs, benches & ottomans. We sell direct to the public over the Internet. And if you?re ever in Hickory, North Carolina give us a ...
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Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
Mooresville, NC

Formed by Dale and Teresa Earnhardt in February of 1980, Dale Earnhardt, Inc. has certainly grown from its humble beginnings.
In 1983, Teresa became the first person on the payroll assisting Dale in his racing ventures. The first ?corporate headquarters? was a three-bay garage where Dale had an office.

As the need for additional space for race cars and equipment grew, Dale and Teresa moved the offices into a brick house located next door on Coddle Creek Highway. There were five offices for a handful of employees with Dale Earnhardt, Inc. fielding a part-time Busch Series team for its ...
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French Broad Chocolates
Asheville, NC

The tour lasts about an hour and you will get to see the entire process that goes into making their chocolates. Also you will get to taste some of their chocolates too, yum!


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Grady-White Boats
Greenville, NC

Glen Grady and Don White began building recreational fishing boats in Greenville, NC, in 1958. These original Grady-Whites were handcrafted in the Carolina tradition with wide beams, flared bows, and wooden lapstrake hulls. They earned a reputation for exceptional seaworthiness in those pre-electronics days when coastal fishermen found fish with a compass and needed safe, dependable performance in the roughest of conditions.

The Smith family purchased Grady-White Boats in 1968, and finished the conversion to building boats with longlasting fiberglass. Chairman and CEO Eddie Smith, Jr., has provided continuous leadership since that time. Over the years, we've pioneered many ...
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Hall of Fame Racing
Charlotte, NC

Hall of Fame Racing is in its second season as a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series team owned by Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks Troy Aikman, Roger Staubach and general & managing partner Bill Saunders. The team fields the No. 96 DLP HDTV Chevrolet for veteran Tony Raines. In 2006, the team's first season, Raines and two-time NASCAR Cup champion Terry Labonte split the driving duties and finished 26th in owner points.

Hall of Fame Racing has a viewing window that provides a great perspective to the prep area of our shop. Please stop by for a visit sometime soon.
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Hendrick Motorsports
Charlotte, NC

The Hendrick Motorsports racing complex is located in Charlotte, N.C., very close to Lowe's Motor Speedway. This sophisticated complex provides Hendrick Motorsports with facilities to design, test and make cars and engines for all of our race teams.

All HMS racecars are constructed start-to-finish at the 70+ acre complex, and more than 700 engines are built on-site each year, with the organization leasing some of those engines to other NASCAR teams. More than 400 employees can be found working at Hendrick Motorsports on any given day of the week.

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Homeland Creamery
Julian, NC

Homeland Creamery is owned and operated by Chris and Jayne and David and Terry Bowman. We are the sixth generation of farmers on the same homestead that have operated this dairy since the 1930?s . The herd has grown from a half dozen to over 200 cows now. We milk the cows with automatic and computerized milking machines in our milk parlor. Our cows are never given artificial growth hormones and are pasture raised and fed with hay, grains and feed grown right on our farmland. The cows are healthy and the milk is natural in quality and so fresh. ...
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Joe Gibbs Racing
Huntersville, NC

A large viewing area of the shop floor is available. In this area there is a video tape showing a complete tour of the shop. A number of window cases showing trophies and other items from the various JGR teams. A gift shop is also available. No charge for admission.

This is a great shop to visit. The shop has over 130,000 square feet with a platform over the work space so fans can see the working of the shop without being in the way of the team. There is a video to watch that describes some of the ...
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JR Motorsports
Mooresville, NC

JR Motorsports was established in 1999 as the management company for NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and is now a full-fledged racing operation with three late model teams, a USAR Hooters Pro Cup team, and a full-time NASCAR Busch Series program.

JR Motorsports first foray into racing came in the form of a street stock car that raced at Concord Motorsports Park in Concord, N.C., during the summer of 2002. During the next three years the team progressed through the late model stock car and Pro Cup ranks, collecting numerous wins and pole awards along the way. With support from ...
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Lowe's Motor Speedway
Concord, NC

With dozens of NASCAR race shops in the region, Lowe's Motor Speedway is truly at the heart of stock car country, and what better way to take the pulse than with a tour of the superspeedway most drivers call home?

Your grand tour of LMS includes a close-up look at areas that are usually off-limits during the battle for points and positions. Go behind the scenes to the Winston Cup Garage; travel down pit road where every second counts and take a picture in the same Victory Circle that has hosted the greatest drivers in NASCAR history.

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Michael Waltrip Racing
Cornelius, NC

Nearly a decade ago, Michael Waltrip established a modest family-owned NASCAR Busch Series team in Sherrills Ford (N.C.) called Michael Waltrip Racing. It didn?t take long for Waltrip?s team to develop into a top-notch winning organization.

Today, the four-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and 11-time NASCAR Busch Series winner takes his company to the next level. During Toyota?s NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series inaugural year in 2007, Michael Waltrip Racing plans to enter multiple full-time Toyota entries. Waltrip looks forward to a long lasting relationship between Michael Waltrip Racing and his new manufacturer.

To prepare for the future of Michael ...
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Moog Music Inc.
Asheville, NC

See how the Moog synthesizers and electronic instruments are handmade. Also they have all the instruments setup in a room where you can try them all out!


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NC Candle Factory
Greensboro, NC

Come visit the NC Candle Factory. Walk through each step of the candle making process from our research and development lab to our finished product. Browse our outlet store for great home decor items as well as American made candles!

Tours are FREE and available Monday through Friday from 10am-2pm.


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Penske Racing
Mooresville, NC

Penske Racing's state-of-the-art facility in Mooresville, N.C., was constructed for performance but with style. Equipped with the first-class, corporate sheen indicative of Penske Corporation, the two buildings totaling 424,697 square feet are nestled on 105 acres.

Penske's three NASCAR teams ? two NEXTEL Cup and one Busch - occupy 240,781 square feet ? 8 acres - of the complex. Fans can stroll through a 4,986-square-foot gift shop, where they may purchase souvenirs of their favorite Penske drivers or Penske Racing merchandise, and then watch the crews prepare for upcoming NASCAR races from a 330-foot fan walk.

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Replacements Inc.
McLeansville, NC

Who are we and what is our purpose, you ask? We create, honor and preserve traditions by connecting our customers with their most cherished memories.

While fulfilling this purpose, we happen to have become the world's largest supplier of old and new china, crystal, silver, and collectibles. Our 300,000 square foot facilities (the size of five football fields!) house an incredible inventory of 10 million pieces in more than 180,000 patterns, some over 100 years old!


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Richard Childress Racing
Welcome, NC

The Childress team has opened a new shop. You are able to view a good bit of the shop area.


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Roush Fenway Racing
Concord, NC

Jack Roush has always been interested in finding out why and how things work. If there was anything mechanical in the house, he would take it apart to see how it worked and reassemble it. He was fascinated with engines and was determined to become an innovator.

Born in Covington, Ky., in 1942, Roush was raised in Manchester, Ohio, a town of 2,500 people. He attended Berea College and received a mathematics degree with a minor in physics in 1964. He was recruited by Ford Motor Company that year and moved to Detroit to work on the processing of car ...
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Screen Gems Studios
Wilmington, NC

Take a walk through Wilmington's two-decade film history with a tour of EUE Screen Gems Studios. Our picturesque 50-acre film lot has been home to more than 350 productions.

The one-hour walking tour includes visits to the sets of the CW Network hit show One Tree Hill.


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William Alan, Inc.
High Point, NC

As I sit down to write this introduction I think back to the things that I'm surrounded by that create a comfortable haven called home. My grandmother's old steamer trunk, an aged leather sofa and the same style leather work boots I've been wearing since I was twelve offer reassuring proof that I'm home.

This is how I would like our furniture to make you feel. We lavish detail, from design to creation, on each piece to provide you with a unique piece of furniture that reflects your personal taste and priorities. I hope you find something special that adds ...
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