Travel

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


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...

Summer’s Soundtrack

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

Retro Wrightsville

What never goes out of style? A vacation where you don’t have to lift a finger. For 50 years,...

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...

Hoopskirt Dreams: Wilmington’s Azalea Festival Belles

During the Azalea Festival in Wilmington, the city’s Azalea Belles follow a slow, graceful path to the past.

Bigfoot’s Backyard

A fuzzy video of a furry beast with a sweet tooth has spawned an industry all its own in...

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...

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...

A Crafty Move: The Time Warner Cable Arena Beer Garden

Support local breweries while supporting North Carolina's favorite NBA team.