High Point Travel Guide
Welcome to High Point, NC!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for High Point, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to High Point, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Known as the Home Furnishings Capital of the World, High Point is located in the middle of North Carolina, roughly 60 miles north of Charlotte. No visit to High Point is complete without a snapshot in front of the World's Largest Chest of Drawers, a four-storey building circa 1926 that is now home to the local Jaycees. Furniture shops are well represented in High Point, with over 70 stores boasting home furnishings and decor. Aside from furniture, High Point also boasts several historical attractions such as the Museum of Old Domestic Life, a museum that speaks to the area's past and regales visitors with a variety of both permanent exhibits and rotating displays. The town of High Point is also known to jazz afficianados as the boyhood home of the acclaimed 20th century saxophonist John Coltrane, a fact that is honored at the John Coltrane Commemorative Marker on Underhill Street.
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