Back for Seconds

Don’t be shy: At these North Carolina buffets and family-style restaurants, filling up your plate two or three times is expected and encouraged.

Fall Festivities

Cool weather, autumn harvests, and colorful leaves: In North Carolina, there are plenty of reasons — and opportunities — to celebrate this time of year.

Points of Pride

North Carolina’s state symbols make up a one-of-a-kind collection that tells our story. They include our native plants, the art we create, the crops we grow, and so much more.

Fried & True

North Carolina’s landmark coastal restaurants don’t just serve good food. They also help us continue cherished traditions.

Outdoor Living

When we pitch a tent on top of our mountains, in our forests, or on our beaches, we discover the natural beauty that has transfixed adventurers for centuries.

Praise for Pollinators

Small wings can make a big difference! Birds, butterflies, beetles, and bees carry pollen from plant to plant, populating our state with colorful flowers and fruit trees.