The “hellos” from neighbors are sincere, the murals are welcoming, and the downtown beckons with good books and even better food. In this Alamance County town, there’s a sense of belonging.
In the darkness of Linville Caverns, surrounded by stalactites, stalagmites, and stories of the past, you might just discover a newfound courage.
So, you want to go on a pilgrimage to find the best fried chicken in North Carolina? Plan to stop at these gas stations. No, really.
A day of sunshine and good company beside the French Broad River is a day well spent, whether or not the trout are biting.
Sometimes, discovery awaits in the most unexpected places — like a shopping-center storefront in Kernersville.
When the snow hits, winter thrill-seekers of all ages take part in a time-honored snow-day tradition. They head for the hills, sleds in tow.
One of the top photography programs on the East Coast can be found at a small community college in Asheboro, where old-school film techniques prepare artists to work in the digital age.
For two boys who’ve grown up in a world of instant digital connections, there’s still wonder in waiting for a Polaroid picture.
Adventures across the state can wait. At Christmas, there’s nothing like the warmth and comfort of your own house.