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.


On Granite Ground

Just outside of Mayberry, the world’s largest open-faced granite quarry holds firm as the strongest piece of land in...

This is Charlotte

That’s right. The big city. For years, we thought it was too much to describe. For years, we thought...

Tarboro

The waters came. The waters went. But the people stayed, giving this eastern North Carolina town the chance to...

Hurricane Hazel

On October 15, 1954, a terrible storm makes for a terrible day for the entire country. One county in...

Elkin

In the heart of wine country, a little, old town ages into a dynamic place that stands on the...

Asheville’s River Arts District

In the late 1800s, this area was the booming, industrial heart of the city. Factories and mills lined the...

The Carolina Inn

This historic hotel on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill is where Tar Heels go to dream, whether they are...

Sunflowers to Share

At Biltmore Estate in Asheville, most features are purely for presentation. But a few plots of plants have a...

Wrightsville Beach

The birds fly free. The people kick back. The wind blows steady. The worries fade away. Here, everything’s all...