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Now, Voyager: Retracing John Lawson’s Journey

Recalling an early explorer, a canoer seeks the empty spaces in the Carolina coastal marshes.
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A Love Letter to North Carolina

Drew Perry has a crush on North Carolina, and he doesn’t care who knows it. To illustrate his ode to the Old North State, we sent artist Suzanne Cabrera to paint the scenes of some of the writer’s favorite memories.
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Wright Proud: The Wright Brothers’ Legacy in N.C.

How 2 men, 12 seconds, and 1 monument changed North Carolina forever.

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Travel Ideas from Our Partners: September 2014

Don’t miss these great travel ideas and specials from our partners this September.
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Out and About: September 2014

Whether you’re looking for art, music, or food, there is plenty to do this month in North Carolina.
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10 Ways to Spend Your Labor Day in North Carolina

North Carolinians are celebrating Labor Day with lots of food, family, and fun.
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What Part Of North Carolina Fits You?

Are you like your neighbor? Our State and the Elon Poll asked people across the state about their likes, dislikes, and opinions on all things N.C. The results tell us which counties people with similar answers tend to live.

Take the quiz below to see what county is home to folks like you.
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The Other Side of Stokes County

Linked by a strong sense of place and preservation, four residents — and friends — define their county beyond the boundaries of its much-loved park.

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The Charlotte Museum of History: Teas of the British Isles

The Charlotte Museum of History is sharing tea, snacks, and history lessons this summer and fall.
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Keep on the Sunny Side: Sunny Point Café

A restaurant’s devotion to place and palate yields a bounty of fresh food, and a second chance for one Asheville neighborhood.
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Five Last-Minute Day Trips in North Carolina

Even if you didn’t have the time to take a weeklong summer vacation, you’re still in luck. There are fantastic day trip destinations all across our state.
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