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Carolina Places

Every spot in North Carolina has a story to tell. Here are a few.

4 Tips for a Safe Fall Road Trip

Planning your much-needed travel escape

Greetings from the Real Mayberry

60 years ago, Andy Griffith introduced the world to his hometown

Take a Dragon by the Tail

Test your driving skills on a legendary road in Western NC

A Living Museum, A Lasting Legacy at Hart Square

The pioneering spirit is alive at the ‘world’s largest’ collection of log cabins

Adapting to Provide Safe, Essential Produce

Farmers markets are continuing to serve communities during the pandemic.

Tryon Palace Celebrates 250 Years

History is on full display at NC’s first state capitol

Crab Pot Christmas in July

Unique decorations are crafted ‘Down East’ year-round

Carnivores on the Forest Floor

North Carolina is a haven for rare Venus Flytraps

Retiring in NC for Easy Livin’

Look in your own backyard for a place to retire and stay active

See Sights Old and New in the Twin City

History meets culture and innovation in Winston-Salem

Soak Up the Sun in the Port City

Wilmington offers big-city fun not far from the beach

A Major Attraction in the Minor League

How Crawdads baseball (and a carousel) came to Hickory

Going to the Birds on the NC Birding Trail

Spot new feathered friends at sites across the state

Take a Spin (On a Carousel!) Around the State

Check out these carousels in North Carolina

What’s Your ‘Traveler Personality’?

Take this quiz for the best-ever vacation