Pack an extra layer and head northeast to spend time in the coastal communities you love — without the crowds.
The grandson of George Vanderbilt worked for decades to change his birthplace — once a crumbling, 250-room chateau — into a beloved Western North Carolina landmark.
As the holiday season nears, it’s never too early to begin the search for perfect presents at art fairs and craft shows around the state.
North Carolina’s coast not only brims with top-notch seafood restaurants, but also comforting Italian food, award-winning martinis, stellar breakfast, and more.
Deep in Pisgah National Forest is something so otherworldly that you have to see it to believe it — the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute is inspiring, educational, and a hidden gem in western North Carolina.
Thomasville’s best-kept secret is located under the surface, at a former slate rock quarry where novice and advanced divers alike can experience scuba diving hundreds of miles from the ocean.
As the nights get cooler and longer, fall sets the mood for spine-tingling adventures. Here’s our guide to exploring the eerie side of North Carolina — if you dare.
Duplin County’s giant frying pan has served up fried chicken for the masses for more than 50 years.
As the embattled tree attempts a comeback, Blowing Rock’s legendary Green Park Inn does its part by showcasing the wood and nurturing saplings.