This small northeastern North Carolina town on the Roanoke River had a big impact on American history. Step into the past to explore its significance — and find out where to shop and eat along the way.
Only in Halifax County: 5 Spring Adventures
Stunning natural wonders and a rich history surround the communities in Halifax County, where the Roanoke River beckons visitors to explore.
Zweli’s Kitchen: A Love Story
He was smitten with the flavors of her Zimbabwean cooking. She was intrigued by his rural North Carolina upbringing. Together, they created a life in Durham — and a namesake restaurant that was the first of its kind in the entire country.
Out & About in Halifax County
On a trip to Halifax and Weldon in northeastern North Carolina, discover Revolutionary War history, splash and play in the Roanoke River, sip local spirits, and more.
6 Ways to Enjoy the Water in Halifax County
This summer, swim, fish, wake-surf, paddle, and explore the creeks, lakes, rivers, and rapids of Halifax County. Plus, a few favorite spots to grab a bite after your outdoor adventure.
After a career spent designing hotels around the world, Patterson Wilson took on her biggest project yet. She’s determined to remind people why her hometown — so important to our nation’s history — is special in its own right.
The Mighty Roanoke River: A Photo Essay
The Roanoke begins in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and travels more than 400 miles before emptying into Albemarle Sound, linking countless lives along the way. Follow along as a native son traces the river’s path through northeastern North Carolina, sharing stories of the Roanoke he knows and loves.
The Hen & The Hog Brings a Culinary Revolution to Halifax
In Halifax — once famous for its role in the fight for American independence — The Hen & The Hog is championing a new cause: reinventing the town through the power of food.