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.
7 Ways to Get Outdoors in New Bern
Kayak on the Neuse, go birding in the state’s only coastal national forest, and dine al fresco by the water on a trip to this historic riverfront city.
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.
Camping along the Blue Ridge Parkway brings together two generations of women to share memories and to learn more about each other than either ever knew.
3 Items for Your September To-Do List
Browse, discover, learn, and celebrate what North Carolina has to offer this month.
“We just have to make it”: Kayaking the Mountains-to-Sea Trail
Fatigue. Frustration. Fear. Failure. Our thru-hikers grappled with all of those feelings as they tried to paddle their way toward the end.
6 Blue Ridge Adventures in Blowing Rock
Mountain magic — and adventure — abounds in this small town on the Blue Ridge Parkway.