On a trip to Halifax and Weldon in northeastern North Carolina, discover Revolutionary War history, splash and play in the Roanoke River, sip local spirits, and more.
The Tides That Bind on Hatteras Island
After Hurricane Isabel battered Hatteras Village 20 years ago, neighbors wasted no time in banding together to rebuild. Today, an annual festival celebrates the indomitable spirit of those who live and work on the water.
Shrimp & Grit in Sneads Ferry
Along North Carolina’s ever-changing coast, shrimp trawlers remain a constant — on the ocean, the rivers, the sounds — thanks to resourceful captains who face challenging headwinds with determination. Want to know how they do it? Come aboard.
The Beach Road: A Stop-by-Stop Guide to Exploring NC Highway 12
From its northernmost point in Corolla to its southern terminus on Cedar Island, this scenic byway — bound between sound and sea — links the islands and communities of the Outer Banks.
A Locals’ Guide to Burgaw
While this coastal town sits some 20 miles from the Atlantic, seas of blue sprouting from its soil mark a long history of family farms and fruit-filled summers. The blueberry capital of Pender County finds growth and prosperity in and around its farmland.
A Fish House Tradition in Swansboro
One of the last old-school fish houses in Onslow County stands sentry on the White Oak River. Clyde Phillips Seafood Market has served up seafood and stories since 1954 — an icon of the coast, persevering in pink.
The Wild & Wonderful North Carolina Zoo
In Asheboro, come face to face with incredible animals at the world’s largest natural habitat zoo.
A Weekend in High Point
Catch a High Point Rockers baseball game, fuel up at a food hall, slip and glide down a waterslide, and stay at a boutique hotel on a weekend trip to this Piedmont city.
A Weekend in Cleveland County
Find out where to stay, shop, eat, and explore on your next trip to North Carolina’s “land of rhythm and roots.”
5 Historic Racetracks to Explore in North Carolina
Whether you’re looking for a thrilling day at the races, a hiking adventure on a historic dirt track, or you want to ride shotgun in a souped-up car with a pro, there are plenty of places to experience — and celebrate — the history of racing in our state.
6 Can’t-Miss Hikes for Birding & Blooms in the Blue Ridge
Find yourself surrounded by birdcalls and wildflowers as you welcome the season with a walk in the woods — through old-growth forests, along mountain summits, and past clear, cold creeks.