Summer days seem to last forever. Fill them with outdoor movies and concerts, Fourth of July fireworks, and festivals for your favorite foods.
Morganton might be in the foothills, but it doesn’t live in the shadows of bigger Blue Ridge cities. Its residents are redefining what it means to grow while staying grounded.
Beyond the lovable quirkiness of downtown, a different kind of magic is waiting for you.
This Catawba County city inspires residents to craft well-rounded lives — and much, much more.
Carthage: where barbecue meets takeoffs, landings, and stories of skyborne bravery.
Soak up the North Carolina sunshine with a variety of outdoor activities, because summer is finally here.
These towns are buoyed by their proximity to water — river, sound, bay — yet they’re far enough from the ocean that you won’t find sand in your shoes. Here, 14 quirky places claim their fame in boats and bears, local characters and history.
Explore the road — or river — less traveled with these five lesser-known kayaking spots from the mountains to the coast.
Like a message in a bottle, the notes inside the seaside mailbox at Bird Island contain the stories and secrets of those who seek a spiritual connection.