Take a morning stroll along the boardwalk, search for dolphins on an eco-cruise, dine on legendary seafood, and enjoy live music during a trip to this coastal location long defined by the water.
A Year-Round Guide to Franklin and Nantahala
Celebrate the season in this mountain town — no matter what time of year you visit.
Going with the Flow: 5 Stops Along the Cape Fear River
Paddle to ancient bald cypress trees, explore a wetland boardwalk, race through rapids, catch your own clams, and savor shrimp and grits as you head east along the mighty Cape Fear.
From Land to Sea in Elizabeth City
Before the Pasquotank River flows into Albemarle Sound, it passes by a historic and welcoming coastal town known as the “Harbor of Hospitality.”
Two State Park Adventures in Columbus County
Want to make a dent in your state park bucket list? Visit two in one trip: kayak beneath Spanish moss and pitch your tent at a paddle-in campsite along a blackwater river, then watch sailboats glide across the water from the peaceful, sandy shoreline of a Carolina bay.
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.
The Mountains Are Calling: Exploring Haywood County
Five towns — plus outdoor pursuits, artistic endeavors, and delicious provisions and libations — to explore on your next trip west.
3 Items for Your September To-Do List
Browse, discover, learn, and celebrate what North Carolina has to offer this month.
A Guide to Downtown Duck
From coffee and doughnuts to seafood and sandwiches, this Outer Banks town is a haven for foodies, including one ambitious chef.