Soak up the spring sunshine at a colorful historic carousel, a serene riverside park, fun-filled festivals, lively outdoor concerts, and more.
Trailblazing in Blowing Rock
From Blue Ridge hiking and craft trails to history walks and horseback riding, you’ll find your path in the High Country.
Just Add Water
How often can you stay in one area and watch the sun both rise and set over water? For visitors to the Currituck Outer Banks, the answer is “daily.” Water is an integral part of life here — from exploring on it to playing in it to simply enjoying being near it.
North Carolina’s Majestic Horses
Since the first horses arrived in North Carolina 500 years ago, they have been guiding us. With grace, these creatures carry our burdens, heal our hearts, and inspire our spirits.
Natural Beauty in Blowing Rock
Marvel at Blue Ridge beauty from horseback, cast a line in a flowing mountain river filled with speckled trout, and uncover sparkling gemstones while on guided adventures in the High Country.
NC Icons: The Wild Horses of Shackleford Banks
Sturdy through storms and sun, North Carolina’s wild horses roam on.
4 Items for Your June To-Do List
What we’re looking forward to this month: riding horses, flying kites, and rambling among rhododendrons.
A First Timer’s Guide to the Currituck Outer Banks
Ten can’t-miss activities and experiences — from climbing the Currituck Beach Lighthouse to seeing wild horses to “ghost crabbing” — for your first trip to the northern Outer Banks.
A Herd of Survivors on the Outer Banks
For five centuries, the famed wild horses of Corolla have thrived in the dunes and waves. Today, the herd’s (human) protectors ensure their resiliency for generations to come.