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

City Portrait: Wilmington

Light as air and dangling from the trees, Spanish moss seems to float above Wilmington. To see the Southern...

8 Ways to Find Mayberry in Mount Airy

Andy Griffith’s hometown is believed to be the inspiration for the show that made him famous. Now, Mount Airy...

Holiday 5K Race Roundup

Make room for that extra slice of pie by running in one of the many 5Ks happening across the...

Why Are the Blue Ridge Mountains Blue?

We could stare at the Blue Ridge Mountains all day, and now we're taking a look at them on...

Go West: A Fall Photo Essay

“Go West,” early settlers were advised, and when we want adventure, we still do so. To the Foothills, the...

Daredevils, Scale Up These Grandfather Trail Ladders

A happy wanderer confronts the daunting Grandfather Trail.

Tandem Hang Gliding Offers New Mountain Thrills

A new perspective on the Blue Ridge. No jumping from mountains necessary.

The 2015 North Carolina State Fair: A Culinary Tour

Join us as we taste test our way through the NC State Fair.

North Carolina State Fair Survival Guide

The North Carolina State Fair only comes around once a year, so make sure you do it right. Here...