At this peaceful mountain winery in Clay County, classical music serenades the people — and the plants.
Photo Essay: Lake Junaluska
This one-time summer retreat in Haywood County now welcomes visitors year-round. Yet it remains an enchanting place apart — especially on the Fourth of July.
Ramblin’ Man: The Crawdad Hunter
Catching these elusive critters requires courage, quickness, and a healthy dose of childhood curiosity.
7 Breweries Near the Water
From our East Coast beaches to the lakes and rivers of the Piedmont and mountains, North Carolinians love the water. These breweries are perfectly located on or near the water’s edge.
Fireworks are our Shining Stars of Summer
Let sparks fly: From booming beauties to fizzling favorites, there’s no better way to celebrate the Fourth than with fireworks.
This Weekend in North Carolina: June 30-July 4
Your curated guide to events happening across the state this Independence Day weekend, from the mountains to the coast.
Our Peerless Possum, A North Carolina Symbol
There is no other marsupial in North Carolina as cute and cuddly as the possum.