Carolina Adventures

Get out and enjoy North Carolina! These stories should help get you started.

Four Great Winter Hikes

Get trekking off-peak for solitude and cool views

Christmas Tree Traditions

Finding and caring for a fresh tree can be a beloved tradition

Find Fall Apples off the Beaten Path

Enjoy the fruits of Ashe County orchards or plant your own

The Allure of Pond Fishing

Finding the right lure can make for big fun on small ponds

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

July 6–9, 2017, near Linville

Celebrate 50 Years of Skiing with Beech Mountain Resort

Alpine adventure abounds in the NC mountains

Discover the Spirit of Johnston County

Spend a weekend on the Beer, Wine & Shine Trail

Countdown to the Eclipse

North Carolina prepares for a rare celestial event

Edenton Shines Along the Albemarle Sound

This coastal community continues to celebrate centuries of history

See Some Lights (and Ride a Camel) at the Speedway Christmas

Charlotte Motor Speedway event runs through Dec. 31, 2017

101 North Carolina Festivals

Whatever the occasion, you’ll find a festival for it

See NC by Train (and a Discounted Fare)

Special $5 kids’ fares are available through August 2017

How to Choose an RV

RVs allow you to hit the open road with all the comforts of home

North Carolina's Oldest Lighthouse Turns 200

Old Baldy weathered 3 wars, the Great Depression and countless storms