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Carolina Adventures

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

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

Nature and History in Harmony at Pettigrew State Park

A northeastern NC state park and a historic site are intertwined in time and place

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

Dive into Maritime History

Visit a blockade runner where she’s rested for 150 years

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

Take a Ride on the Beach

Saddle up and see the Outer Banks from a new perspective