Here's to the land of the long leaf pine," begins the old toast to North Carolina. The land where you can root along with the Tar Heels at UNC in Chapel Hill. The land where you can play country music in a jam session at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The land where you can have a daring adventure boulder-hopping across waterfalls in the Outer Banks or hiking the breathtaking alpine trails through the Appalachian Mountains and its foothills. Toast North Carolina with these beautiful photographs! "The blessed land, the best land, the Old North State!