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Carolina Adventures

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

How to Become a Birder in Time for Spring

North Carolina is a birding paradise

Nature and History in Harmony at Pettigrew State Park

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

Dive into Maritime History

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

Take a Ride on the Beach

Saddle up and see the Outer Banks from a new perspective

Smartphones ease travel stress

Optimize your phone for your next adventure

Four Great Winter Hikes

Get trekking off-peak for solitude and cool views

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

Charlotte Motor Speedway event runs through Dec. 31, 2017

Christmas Tree Traditions

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

Discover the Spirit of Johnston County

Spend a weekend on the Beer, Wine & Shine Trail

101 North Carolina Festivals

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

Find Fall Apples off the Beaten Path

Enjoy the fruits of Ashe County orchards or plant your own

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