Travel to North Carolina with the help of Our State magazine, North Carolina’s premier statewide magazine devoted to travel, food, people and places.

On The Road: At The Fontana Dam, The Height Is Not The Most Impressive Part

A 480-foot-tall concrete behemoth in a remote corner of North Carolina can put on a show, if you're there...

The Asheville Pinball Museum Turns Everyone into an Arcade Wizard

Buzzers, bells, and the chance to beat that high score from 20 years ago lure arcade enthusiasts to the...

Many Still Flock to Crumpler’s Healing Springs

An almost forgotten spring, revered for its restorative properties, still flows in Crumpler.

Duke Lemur Center Educates and Entertains

Lemurs aren't the first thing you'd expect to see when visiting Duke University, but they've been hanging around these...

Haw River History and Paddle Guide

The once severely polluted Haw River is now a haven for wildlife and paddlers alike as well as an...

A Weekend Guide to Washington

The Original Washington, Little Washington, or simply Washington: What easygoing locals call this picturesque city on the Inner Banks...

Out and About: July 2015

Your guide to events happening across the state.

Beaufort and Blowing Rock Prove Opposites Attract

Never mind their different locales. Beaufort and Blowing Rock are separated by a good 350 miles, but these...

The Rocky Mount Depot

View this photo slideshow of the historic train depot in Eastern North Carolina.