During springtime in North Carolina, our editor in chief revels in small wonders.
23 Breathtaking Views on the Carolina Coast
At the top of the loftiest lighthouse, on sugar-sand beaches, beneath ancient live oaks twisting their knobby arms toward the sun, and from coastal cottages perched in the dunes, the North Carolina coast offers endless beauty on the edge of the earth.
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.
Bragging Rights: 10 Lesser-Known Reasons We’re Proud to Call North Carolina Home
Explore some of the state’s finest cultural superlatives — from founding the nation’s first state-supported symphony to building its first miniature golf course.
A Timeline of North Carolina’s State Parks
Find out how the purchase of a single plot of land on Mount Mitchell in 1915 turned into a thriving state park system that provides North Carolinians with the opportunity to explore the outdoors in all its natural beauty.
From Elizabeth Hudson: Winter Outlook
Our editor in chief reflects on the North Carolina views that leave her spellbound.
The Baddest Girl on the Planet
With the crashing waves of Hatteras Island as the backdrop, Heather Frese’s award-winning debut novel follows the story of a local girl who’s fed up with being held down.
North Carolina’s 7 Lighthouses
Take a trip down the North Carolina coast to see our seven towering landmarks: Once guiding lights for sailing ships, they now serve as beacons of coastal beauty and history.
12 Places to Find Feathered Friends
Across the state, there are plenty of great places to spot birds of all different shapes, sizes, and colors. Here are a few of our favorites.