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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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Building a Better Boardwalk

The ocean isn’t the only draw at Carolina Beach, where a beloved seaside symbol with an 80-year history gets its moment in the sun.
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Summer’s Soundtrack

There’s no better backdrop for beach music than the ocean or a better stage than the Tiki Pier at Carolina Beach.

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Retro Wrightsville

What never goes out of style? A vacation where you don’t have to lift a finger. For 50 years, guests at the Blockade Runner in Wrightsville Beach have enjoyed warm smiles, sandy beaches, and service that meets their every need.
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Charlotte Beer Tour: A Weekend Guide to Breweries in the Queen City

Great beer destinations can be found throughout the Charlotte metro area, from Fort Mill, S.C. all the way up to Lake Norman. But if you’re visiting the Queen City for the first time and want to visit as many of its breweries as possible, spend a weekend just north and south of the city’s uptown area.
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Bigfoot’s Backyard

A fuzzy video of a furry beast with a sweet tooth has spawned an industry all its own in the Uwharries. Many in Montgomery County believe. Some worldwide believe. But do you?
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Fire on the Mountain: Penland School of Crafts

The small towns in Mitchell and Yancey counties were known for minerals and mining until Harvey Littleton arrived and blew the doors off with his glasswork, turning the Toe River Valley into a hotbed for art.
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The Language of Landscape

The banjo player for the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers finds harmony in the hills. There’s nowhere else he’d rather be.
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A Crafty Move: The Time Warner Cable Arena Beer Garden

Support local breweries while supporting North Carolina’s favorite NBA team.
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Reason to Celebrate: NC Beer Month

Raise a glass across the state at these NC Beer Month events.
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The Mineral City: Exploring the Spruce Pine Mining District

The past can be traced deep beneath Spruce Pine’s surrounding mountains — and it also can be mined.
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