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

5 Carolina Waterfronts for Your Fall Travel List

Find peace along these revitalized small-town waterfronts

Canton: A Reinvented Mill Town

This mountain gem is worth a stop off I-40

NC Festival is a Bear Lovers’ Paradise

Celebrate black bears and blackberries in Plymouth

Spend a Weekend in Raleigh on a Budget

The City of Oaks offers something for everyone

Three Family-Friendly Days in Charlotte

Take a weekend trip to the Queen City for big-city fun

Journey Along the Writers’ Path

Travel the literary highway in North Carolina’s Piedmont

Hear the Horns, Feel the Beat on African American Music Trails

Small-town hot spots celebrate Eastern NC’s musical roots

Set Sail on the Albemarle Loop

A nautical trail gives boaters access to waterfront gems

Explore NC’s Barn Quilt Trail

Barn quilts connect the history, culture and fabric of communities

Cruising the Americas

On the open sea or a river, cruising offers a convenient getaway

A Warm Welcome for Hockey

A sampling of ice rinks around the state

Goldsboro: Plenty to See

Great food, a vibrant downtown (and jets!) make this a worthy destination

Shad: Harbingers of Spring

Warmer weather brings shad up coastal rivers

Lexington Grocery Celebrates a Century of Reliable Service

Conrad & Hinkle Food Market has been a family business since 1919

Golden Pirates on the Silver Screen

An NC Maritime Museum exhibit includes classic movie memorabilia