Take a trip to this Sandhills city to discover vineyard views, explore Scottish culture, and shop along Main Street.
Walk beneath a waterfall, ice-skate on Main Street, and go snow-tubing on Scaly Mountain during a winter trip to Highlands.
Explore a historic village, indulge in a made-from-scratch treat, and shop for treasures in this sweet small town near Charlotte.
The highest town east of the Rockies draws some 10,000 people during the winter months — to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sled, tube, and cap it all off with a beer in a bar in the sky.
True to their Beaufort heritage, a mother and daughter bring the bounty of the coast to their Winston-Salem fish market and restaurant, where seafood and friendship keep spirits afloat.
In the off-season, Swansboro boat captain Darryl Marsh ferries intrepid shell seekers to the quietest slips of beach, where a bonanza of sand dollars and other treasure awaits.
A Boone couple converted an old downtown Studebaker dealership into a luxurious hotel where a community gathers under the mountain sky.
North Carolina’s textile traditions are alive and well in the mountains, where handloom weavers and fiber mills add new stories to the warp and weft.
In McDowell County, there’s a cardinal rule of eating local: Food should always be fun.