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

10 Experiences Every North Carolinian
Should Have

From driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway to climbing a lighthouse, there are an infinite number of experiences every...

A Circle, A Line, An Island: Ocracoke Ghosts

A North Carolina author reflects on four decades of visits, changes, ghostly occurrences, and the enduring appeal of Ocracoke.

Thirst in Flight: Craft Beer in North Carolina

In this four-part video series, we explore the evolving beer cultures in Asheville's South Slope, the Triad, Charlotte, and...

Out and About: May 2015

Your guide to events happening across the state.

The Secret Lives & Ancient Instincts of Sea Turtles

Sea turtles seek — and then flee — our shores, inspiring boundless love and fervent hopes for these clumsily...

Asheville’s South Slope Sees Beervolution

North Carolina’s beer capital has a new brewing district.

7 Inches from a Shark at Greensboro Science Center

As if moray eels, mummified humans, and dinosaur skeletons aren’t wildly interesting already, things are about to get a...

The Great Lexington Barbecue Cover-Up

Hidden for decades behind a wall in the mayor’s office, the discovery of the town’s oldest barbecue pits is...

Becoming Present at Timberlake Farm Earth Sanctuary

The life cycle of creation, grief, and renewal is reflected and maintained at Timberlake Farm, an earth sanctuary near...