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Carolina Places

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

Carolina’s Finest Awards - 2019

See who our readers voted to be the best in barbecue, Southern cookin’ and 16 other categories

The Spice Merchant of Asheville

Spicewalla is bringing fresh international spices to local kitchens

Farmer & the Chef & the Biscuit Maker

Kinston’s celebrity chef has put a Lenoir County farm in the spotlight

Learn About Legendary Feats through History

Fayetteville’s Airborne & Special Operations Museum honors soldiers (and their dogs)

Pittsboro: Southern Charm with a Twist

Down-home cooking, eclectic gifts and … wild cats?

5 Carolina Waterfronts for Your Fall Travel List

Find peace along these revitalized small-town waterfronts

Coming to NC: The Wall that Heals

A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be in Tarboro October 2019

Gain an Expert’s View of the Stars

A research site with a Cold War history is open for stargazing

Public Lands Offer Wingshooting for Everyone

Know where (and how) to hunt dove on public fields this fall

Oak Island Pier is Open for Business

Fishing pier is rebuilt after Hurricane Matthew and ready for summer

Canton: A Reinvented Mill Town

This mountain gem is worth a stop off I-40

Saving the Fish House

Ocracoke Islanders keep their fishing heritage alive

High Country Cycling

Western NC offers epic biking options, both on- and off-road

Camping Among the Pines

Community on common ground has brought families together for decades

NC Festival is a Bear Lovers’ Paradise

Celebrate black bears and blackberries in Plymouth