Quiz: Where’s Your Perfect N.C. Mountain Destination?

Take this quiz to find out which destination is your perfect getaway. Inspired by the North Carolina mountains and presented by Great Outdoor Provision Co.
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North Carolina Lighthouse Map & Quiz

Wander your way along the coast and learn more about each of our lighthouses. Then, test your knowledge in our interactive quiz!

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Carolina Festivals

From hot-air balloons to caterpillar races, our festivals may be a little quirky, but they’re a whole lot of fun.
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North Carolina Dams

Cornerstones of infrastructure, dams guard our most important resource — water.
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Carl Goerch The State

Carl Goerch

Carl Goerch was the founder of The State magazine, which later became Our State magazine.
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North Carolina New Year

The strange and spectacular traditions that help us celebrate.
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North Carolina Women

North Carolina Women

They are leaders, educators, and occasional rebels who, in their will and compassion, shape the state.
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Marching Down Main

Holiday-decorated boats and floats, jovial Scout troops and high school bands parade through North Carolina towns throughout December. Answer these questions about places across the state known for their Christmas celebrations; then visit some of these towns to watch and
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Pivotal Past

Through the centuries, many historic events dictated North Carolina’s future.
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Nobel Prize

Nobel North Carolina

Started in 1901, Nobel Prizes recognize superlative efforts in everything from literature to medicine.
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Town & Community

Throughout the centuries, North Carolinians have come up with some colorful names for our state’s thousands of communities, towns, and cities. Match the location of some of these places with this month’s quiz on how they got their names. This
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