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

Lumbee Homecoming Celebrates 50 Years

Cultural event is all about pride, heritage and community

Shells of North Carolina

A guide to shelling our Carolina coast

Explore an NC Zoo Near You

A sampling of zoos around the state

Elkin: A Spirited Foothills Town

Sample wine and tap your feet to live music in the Yadkin Valley

Farm Dining in the Piedmont

Onsite meals bring new meaning to ‘farm-to-table’ dining

15 Local Parks for Outdoor Escapes

The best quiet parks and trails in your NC town

Top Spots for NC Beachcombers

Be in the right place at the right time to find treasured shells

Lexington: More than Great Barbecue

Grab a plate but save time for everything else this town has to offer

Toys for All Ages, on Display

The NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures preserves treasures from the past

The Seagrove Pottery Experience

Piedmont artisan area is a dream come true for pottery lovers

Clamming: A Different Kind of Fishing

A family-friendly way to catch great seafood

On the Hunt for Legendary ‘Cue

Discover slow-cooked pork and local brews in Pitt County

Burnsville: Family Adventure Under the Stars

A galaxy surrounds this vibrant mountain town

Hit the Road on NC’s Scenic Byways

Routes preserve character and legacy throughout the state

How to Become a Birder in Time for Spring

North Carolina is a birding paradise