Carolina Adventures - Carolina Country


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

Journey Along the Writers’ Path

Travel the literary highway in North Carolina’s Piedmont

Explore NC’s Barn Quilt Trail

Barn quilts connect the history, culture and fabric of communities

Goldsboro: Plenty to See

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

Golden Pirates on the Silver Screen

An NC Maritime Museum exhibit includes classic movie memorabilia

Secrets of the Mountains

These destinations offer something new off the beaten path

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

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

Cruising the Americas

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

Shad: Harbingers of Spring

Warmer weather brings shad up coastal rivers

Family-Friendly Adventures Get Kids in Parks

New ‘TRACK Trails’ bring organized fun to local parks

Spend a ‘Day at the Docks’

Hatteras Village celebrates the community’s heritage and resilience

Set Sail on the Albemarle Loop

A nautical trail gives boaters access to waterfront gems

A Warm Welcome for Hockey

A sampling of ice rinks around the state

Lexington Grocery Celebrates a Century of Reliable Service

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

Local Flavors at Yadkin Valley Wineries

The Surry County Wine Trail winds through a rich viticultural area

Lumbee Homecoming Celebrates 50 Years

Cultural event is all about pride, heritage and community