7 Scenic Drives to Take in the Piedmont

Spend a day driving on a beautiful North Carolina byway through rolling farmland and foothills, past vineyards and rock formations, and into a remote forest — and find out the best places to stop for food, fun, and stunning views along the way.

The Many Lives of Vade Mecum

A mineral springs resort in the Sauratown Mountains has seen its share of wild life — from circus animals to wealthy flappers to Episcopalian campers. Now, lionhearted locals are fighting to preserve the property.