Mountain magic — and adventure — abounds in this small town on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The North Carolina Winery Guide
What you need to know when you're planning a visit to wineries and vineyards in our state.
Essential Travel Tunes for a North Carolina Road Trip
The next time you take a road trip, roll down your windows and turn up the volume on Our State’s curated Spotify playlist featuring 45 songs by North Carolina artists.
Our State Knows Best: Travel
Three North Carolina travel experts share their best tips for planning a trip, their favorite routes and destinations across the state, and a little advice: Travel is all about what you see between where you are and where you’re going.
Main Street Moments: Cornelius
Spend a day boating on Lake Norman and then pull up to the dock for a sunset dinner in this charming lakeside town near Charlotte.
This small Piedmont town might have only one traffic light, but it has plenty more to offer for those who stop to look.
Neighborhood: Downtown Saluda
This little mountain town has it all: arts and outdoors, music and a museum, restaurants and retail — plus passionate people who make it all happen.
Paradise at 4,500 Feet
High on Toxaway Mountain, one of the state’s best-kept secrets unfolds like a fairytale. Southern Highlands Reserve is a native plant arboretum, a research center, a living laboratory. Most of all, it’s a place of unparalleled beauty.
A Weekend in West Jefferson
Our three-day itinerary will help you make the most of a getaway to this artsy mountain town.