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Carolina Places

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

High Country Cycling

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

Spend a Weekend in Raleigh on a Budget

The City of Oaks offers something for everyone

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

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

Metrolina Greenhouses Has Flower Power

This Huntersville-based business is a horticultural heavyweight

Goldsboro: Plenty to See

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

Camping Among the Pines

Community on common ground has brought families together for decades

Three Family-Friendly Days in Charlotte

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

Set Sail on the Albemarle Loop

A nautical trail gives boaters access to waterfront gems

Wild and Free

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

Lexington Grocery Celebrates a Century of Reliable Service

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

NC Festival is a Bear Lovers’ Paradise

Celebrate black bears and blackberries in Plymouth

Journey Along the Writers’ Path

Travel the literary highway in North Carolina’s Piedmont

Explore NC’s Barn Quilt Trail

Barn quilts connect the history, culture and fabric of communities

A Warm Welcome for Hockey

A sampling of ice rinks around the state

Family-Friendly Adventures Get Kids in Parks

New ‘TRACK Trails’ bring organized fun to local parks