Explore quaint shops in downtown Sparta, take in the spectacular mountain views, and dig into a variety of culinary delights during a getaway to the heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The Life & Times of Our State Magazine
To commemorate our 90th anniversary, we’ve compiled a time line that highlights the stories, contributors, and themes that have shaped this magazine — and your view of the Old North State — using nine decades of our own words.
The Beach Road: A Stop-by-Stop Guide to Exploring NC Highway 12
From its northernmost point in Corolla to its southern terminus on Cedar Island, this scenic byway — bound between sound and sea — links the islands and communities of the Outer Banks.
NC Icons: Our State Magazine
Us? An icon? Well, after 90 years and more than 2,000 issues celebrating North Carolina from mountains to coast, we hope you’ll agree that we’ve earned the title.
39 Legendary North Carolina Seafood Restaurants
After nearly a century — or just a couple of years — these seafood restaurants have become coastal icons, the places we know, love, and return to again and again.