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Carolina Compass

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

Four Great Winter Hikes

Get trekking off-peak for solitude and cool views

Find Fall Apples off the Beaten Path

Enjoy the fruits of Ashe County orchards or plant your own

North Carolina's Oldest Lighthouse Turns 200

Old Baldy weathered 3 wars, the Great Depression and countless storms

Homes for the Holidays

The Christmas spirit burns bright on these seasonal tours

On the Hunt for Legendary ‘Cue

Discover slow-cooked pork and local brews in Pitt County

Celebrate 50 Years of Skiing with Beech Mountain Resort

Alpine adventure abounds in the NC mountains

Countdown to the Eclipse

North Carolina prepares for a rare celestial event

Hendersonville's Mountain Charm

NC mountain town pairs uptown culture with outdoor adventure

Lexington: More than Great Barbecue

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

Discover the Spirit of Johnston County

Spend a weekend on the Beer, Wine & Shine Trail

Edenton Shines Along the Albemarle Sound

This coastal community continues to celebrate centuries of history

Hang gliding, hiking and relaxing in Burke County

This foothills destination has a little something for everyone

One State, Many Worlds

Folklife exhibition celebrates works of immigrant artists in N.C.

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