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Carolina Places

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

NC Festival is a Bear Lovers’ Paradise

Celebrate black bears and blackberries in Plymouth

Spend a Weekend in Raleigh on a Budget

The City of Oaks offers something for everyone

Three Family-Friendly Days in Charlotte

Take a weekend trip to the Queen City for big-city fun

Journey Along the Writers’ Path

Travel the literary highway in North Carolina’s Piedmont

Hear the Horns, Feel the Beat on African American Music Trails

Small-town hot spots celebrate Eastern NC’s musical roots

Set Sail on the Albemarle Loop

A nautical trail gives boaters access to waterfront gems

Explore NC’s Barn Quilt Trail

Barn quilts connect the history, culture and fabric of communities

Metrolina Greenhouses Has Flower Power

This Huntersville-based business is a horticultural heavyweight

Wild and Free

Wild horses are centuries-long residents of NC’s Outer Banks

A Warm Welcome for Hockey

A sampling of ice rinks around the state

Goldsboro: Plenty to See

Great food, a vibrant downtown (and jets!) make this a worthy destination

Lexington Grocery Celebrates a Century of Reliable Service

Conrad & Hinkle Food Market has been a family business since 1919

Family-Friendly Adventures Get Kids in Parks

New ‘TRACK Trails’ bring organized fun to local parks

Fight Against Polio Led to ‘Miracle of Hickory’

A community’s effort was one of many that helped stem NC epidemics

Local Flavors at Yadkin Valley Wineries

The Surry County Wine Trail winds through a rich viticultural area