In 1970, hippies took over Love Valley for a rock ’n‘ roll weekend.
They’re different for everyone, but there are certain sounds — deeply impressed in the soul — that tell us the seasons are changing and warmer weather is here.
by Alan Hodge
In the air, on land, or in the water, North Carolina’s outdoor adventures get your heart racing.
This is North Carolina
We Live Here
On the banks of the Haw River, a tiny town in Alamance County is enjoying a rural renaissance.
On family land in Lenoir County, a fourth-generation farmer finds beauty and promise in our sweetest summer fruit.
by Katie King
At Round Peak Vineyard, raise a glass to the beauty of Surry County.
At a men’s clothing store in the heart of uptown, classic designs never go out of fashion.
Recipes: Patriotic Plates
by Lynn Wells
The weathered clubhouse that sits on the edge of a farm pond in Randolph County may be faded, but the memories made there are still vibrant.
When polio strikes children in the Piedmont, doctors, nurses, and volunteers rise to the occasion to build an emergency quarantine hospital.
Summer in Jackson County
High Hampton’s mountain charm, relaxed atmosphere, and rich legacy have set the vacation standard for generations.
by David Joy
Some 4,600 miles of trout-rich waters weave through Jackson County. All those rainbows, brookies, and browns are easy to find, but hard to catch — unless you have legendary fly-fishing guides Roger Lowe and Henry Williamson by your side.
by Sheri Castle
In Sapphire, a majestic box canyon — the largest one east of the Mississippi — provides a feast for the eyes, and the first taste of Canyon Kitchen’s seasonal, sensory experience.
Come July, Jackson County wildflowers pop with color. A walk through a quiet cove forest reveals the new blooms of plant species as old as the hills.