Downtown: Statesville

Horse-drawn carriages, carolers on the sidewalks, storefronts aglow with Christmas lights: In December, downtown Statesville is full of comfort and joy. Even after the season ends, the magic lingers.

A Weekend in Goldsboro

From tucking into delicious barbecue with a view of Air Force jets to exploring a historic village on the Neuse River, we’ll tell you where to eat, play, and stay in this eastern North Carolina city.