A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area is more than just the world-renowned “Home of American Golf.” With local eateries, boutiques, breweries, and walking tours, you’ll have endless options for a

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area is more than just the world-renowned “Home of American Golf.” With local eateries, boutiques, breweries, and walking tours, you’ll have endless options for a

Getaway to North Carolina’s Sandhills

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area is more than just the world-renowned “Home of American Golf.” With local eateries, boutiques, breweries, and walking tours, you’ll have endless options for a fun-filled getaway. The winner will receive the following:

• Two-night stay at The Jefferson Inn
• Admission for two for the Sandhills Trolley Experience
• $100 dinner credit at 195 American Fusion
• Breakfast at Betsy’s Crepes


Experience the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area of North Carolina — Off the Course.

From dining at local restaurants or at a new food truck carousel to spending hours relaxing and being pampered at any number of spas, enjoying a weekend in the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen area means no tee time necessary!

Many recognize the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Aberdeen area as the “Home of American Golf.” And while the area boasts 38 world-renowned courses, it also offers so much more. From boutique shopping to music and the arts to historical walking tours to fantastic local breweries and a quaint cider house (all featured on the Sandhills Pour Tour), the possibilities for a fun and relaxing weekend are endless.

This story was published on Sep 14, 2022

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