NC 101: A Video Guide for Natives & Newcomers

From our most iconic foods to beloved state symbols, consider this your go-to guide to North Carolina.


Mountain Primer

Find out what makes our ancient Appalachian Mountains so magnificent in this primer on our peaks.


The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks

Sturdy through storms and sun, North Carolina’s wild horses roam on.

The Fried Bologna Sandwich

Like the old-school, paper bag special, a fried bologna sandwich is a nostalgic Southern staple.

The Tractor Factor

North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler has a deep appreciation for the machine that changed the landscape of our state.

The Carolina Shad Boat

This graceful, traditional fishing vessel — our state historic boat — was ideal for maneuvering in shallow water, but its history runs deep.

The Crystal Coast Shrimpburger

Fried shrimp, tartar sauce, slaw, and ketchup on a steamed bun — the shrimpburger is an icon of North Carolina.