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Find Your Perfect North Carolina Beach

Which North Carolina beach was made for you? Before packing your swimsuit, take our quiz presented by Crabtree Valley Mall.
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The Height of High Country Cooking

Mountain chefs are at the top of their game at four restaurants in Boone, Blowing Rock, & Valle Crucis.
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Mountain Glory

North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti reflects on his Watauga County home.
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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns

The bats living in the caves under Humpback Mountain scare some people, but not Sarah Davis. She owns the darkness and has come to terms with what’s in it.
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Speedy's Barbecue

Speedy’s Barbecue

In Lexington, the city’s namesake-style barbecue — pork shoulder meat dipped in a tomato-based sauce — draws devotees to this former drive-in.
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Dorton Arena

The Big Chip

Every year thousands of people at the North Carolina State Fair walk by Dorton Arena, not realizing the building is one of the state’s most ambitious — and historically significant — pieces of architecture.
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Morrisville

Morrisville

Meet the people of one of North Carolina’s fastest-growing small towns.
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Folk Art Center

Crafted and Collected

Traditional artwork finds a home just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville.
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Ghost Tours

Ghost Walk by Lantern Light

Old South Tour Company’s iconic belle leads Southport visitors to smart and spooky haunts.
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Travel Guide: Mountain Art

As you travel this fall, take along this list of 25 art galleries and museums in the North Carolina mountains.
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How To Find A White Squirrel in North Carolina

It’s not a legend. The white squirrel actually exists. Find out where to go for the best chance to spot one.
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