There might be no nightlock, mockingjays, nor peacekeepers but travelers can visit the world of Katniss, Haymitch, and Peeta when they go to North Carolina where Hunger Games was shot in location.

The Hunger Games is the screen adaptation of the dystopian novel of Suzanne Collins and was shot in the in different sites and soundstages in the western portion of the state. The film has created a loud buzz in social media and is expected to become a blockbuster rivaling the success of the Twilight Series.

The story revolves around Katniss Everdeen who takes the place of her younger sister for the televised death match in the post apocalyptic setting where the powerful influences from The Capitol controls everything.

If you want to explore the world of Katniss and the rest of the characters of Hunger Games, here are some of the best destinations in North Carolina: