How to spend a weekend soaking up the history and charm in this vibrant Southern city.
Welcome to Reidsville
This Rockingham County city offers residents and visitors a slice of Americana with modern style.
10 Beautiful Places to Go Stargazing in NC
Where to stop and look up from mountains to coast.
22 Showstopping Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in North Carolina
Let freedom ring! Pack a blanket or a lawn chair, head out to one of these spots across the state, and celebrate Independence Day underneath a night sky filled with colorful fireworks.
The Uwharrie Trailblazers are Closing the Gap
In the late 1960s, an Asheboro Scoutmaster had a dream: cut a mini Appalachian Trail through Uwharrie National Forest, in the center of the state. Today, a new group of trailblazers aims to finish the job.
Neighborhood: Winston-Salem’s West End
This neighborhood was designed in 1890 as a picturesque “streetcar suburb.” It feels much the same now as it did back then.
Middle Mountains: Pilot Mountain
From bird-watchers and hikers to Andy Griffith fans and proud locals, those who know this landscape understand why it rises above the rest.
Sacred Land: Tactical Off-Roading in the Uwharries National Forest
The ancient Uwharries aren’t the biggest mountains in North Carolina, but for off-road ramblers in rugged 4x4s, they’re a muddy mess of fun. These drivers know just how tough — and how fragile — this landscape really is.
Make It a Weekend: Mount Airy
With a vintage vibe, diverse dining, and easy access to the natural beauty of Pilot Mountain, there’s plenty to explore in Andy Griffith’s hometown.