On any given day in summer, Waterfront Seafood Shack is packed from its first plate at lunch to its final just-about-too-dark-to-eat platter that night.
Regulars swear by this throwback diner near the Cape Fear River in Pender County, where everything — from waffles to burgers to fried bologna — is made to order and just right.
Like the local plant that inspired its name, Flytrap Brewing is rooted in southeastern North Carolina, proudly reflecting the culture of Wilmington.
Finding waterfront hospitality and a home away from home on Hatteras Island.
Where two rivers meet, North Carolina’s first capital bridges the distance between past and present.
At Big Oak Drive-In, find the beachy lunch of your dreams: barbecue, burgers, fried seafood, and the real star of this walk-up window — the shrimpburger.
Explore the road — or river — less traveled with these five lesser-known kayaking spots from the mountains to the coast.
Drive away from the cities, away from lights, to a place where the sky is as dark as it gets — and set up camp beneath the stars.
You don’t have to go far in any direction to find amazing chefs, meals, and restaurants in western North Carolina. Our list has your cravings covered.