Each month, we’re celebrating North Carolina’s official Year of the Trail by exploring amazing places to hike, bike, walk, and play across the state.
Setting the Speed Record on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail
When COVID-19 changed her plans, Tara Dower decided to speed up her hike.
Q&A: What to Know Before You Hike in North Carolina
Hitting the trail has never have been more popular, but getting started can be intimidating. Let super hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis tell you how to prepare for everything from a short day trip to a state-wide hike.
A Trail Town Without a Trail
In this episode of our podcast, Away Message, we head to an unlikely stop on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
The Town that Backpacks Built
Muddy boots are a welcome sight in this postcard-perfect spot in the Smokies. Whether you hike in on the Appalachian Trail or drive in for a weekend visit, Hot Springs offers every traveler a special kind of trail magic.
Away Message Season 4: All About the Mountains-to-Sea Trail
What’s it like to cross North Carolina on foot? We followed two groups of hikers as they tried to make their way across the state.