Carolina Places

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

Stanly County’s First Doctor

Photography by Ashley Fetner

In the Movies

North Carolina scenes share the movie spotlight

A beloved steam locomotive comes home

The public can ride New Hope Valley Railway on the first Sunday of each month, starting in April

Cameron & Carthage

These neighboring Moore County towns offer antiques, intriguing history, BBQ and more

The Bell Island Fishing Pier

New life for a pier where fishing has been a tradition for generations.

The Mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

There’s no explanation of why you see lights in these mountains at night

Retracing Potter’s Raid

A trip through eastern North Carolina countryside that is ever so peaceful 150 years later

A Gold Country Adventure

Gold and more await you in the Piedmont foothills

Still natural after all these years

50 years later, Sunset Beach still likes things the way they are

Yesteryear in Duplin County

Life among the rural rich and famous, as well as the regular people of Duplin County

A Surry County Getaway

This Yadkin Valley region offers an escape from the every day