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Explore The Coast With A Weekend Ferry Excursion

For decades, the only way to reach certain areas of the North Carolina coast was by a ferry or private boat. Today, many residents...

Peanut Trail: Five Delicious Places to Shop for Local NC Peanuts

Did you know that North Carolina ranks fifth in the country for peanut production? Commercially-grown peanuts became a part of NC agriculture back in...

How To See The Wild Horses Of The Outer Banks

Origin of the Wild Horses of Corolla  Descended from the Spanish Mustangs, the Corolla wild horses were the first settlers of the Outer Banks. The...

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All Hands on Deck! Kids Love the Battleship USS North Carolina

The Battleship USS North Carolina, completed and launched only a few months before the onset of World War II, saw action in every major...

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Beaches in North Carolina

With such a beautiful coastline, North Carolinians know all about the fun of a good beach day. Riding the waves, building sandcastles, and strolling...

North Carolina’s Most Historic Place

The flight only lasted 12 seconds and traveled a mere 120 feet, but it was enough to change the course of human history. Visit Kill...

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All Hands on Deck! Kids Love the Battleship USS North Carolina

The Battleship USS North Carolina, completed and launched only a few months before the onset of World War II, saw action in every major...

How To See The Wild Horses Of The Outer Banks

Origin of the Wild Horses of Corolla  Descended from the Spanish Mustangs, the Corolla wild horses were the first settlers of the Outer Banks. The...

South Carolina’s 8 Best Attractions for Animal Lovers

These family-friendly adventures offer peeks into the lives of animals such as lions, alligators, and kangaroos. Educational opportunities abound and children are given the...

What Is There To Do At Hammocks Beach And Bear Island?

In this article you'll learn how to get to Bear Island (spoiler alert: there is a ferry), so you can enjoy the beach, camping...

Peanut Trail: Five Delicious Places to Shop for Local NC Peanuts

Did you know that North Carolina ranks fifth in the country for peanut production? Commercially-grown peanuts became a part of NC agriculture back in...

Explore 18th Century Native American Life with A Cherokee Day Trip

What Is the Cherokee Cultural District? Western North Carolina’s Cherokee Cultural District is an outstanding kid-friendly day trip destination. Since the mid-20th century, this beloved home...

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Top 12 Animal Adventures in North Carolina

A hike near the Blue Ridge might mean spotting a brown bear. A boat trip off North Carolina’s coast could lead to a dolphin...

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Fayetteville’s Top 10 Military Attractions

The Iron Mike statue of a U.S. paratrooper in Fayetteville, NC
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Why Is Fayetteville Important? Now home to the world's largest military base, Fayetteville was named for Marquis de Lafayette, a hero of the American Revolution. The city was the setting for a session of the North Carolina General Assembly in 1789 called to adopt the...

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Peanut Trail: Five Delicious Places to Shop for Local NC Peanuts

Did you know that North Carolina ranks fifth in the country for peanut production? Commercially-grown peanuts became a part of NC agriculture back in...

The Best Snow Tubing in NC

When winter hits in North Carolina, locals split into two teams: those who are dreaming of a winter wonderland and those who hope never...

Explore The Coast With A Weekend Ferry Excursion

For decades, the only way to reach certain areas of the North Carolina coast was by a ferry or private boat. Today, many residents...

Tour the Civil War Trails that Connect Historic Sites Across North Carolina

The Tar Heel State was the scene of some of the fiercest fighting of America’s Civil War. Within North Carolina’s borders were two of the...

9 Fantastic Fun Parks Across North Carolina

The splash at the bottom of a water slide. The squealing tires of a go-kart. The final blast of light from your laser tag...

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Peanut Trail: Five Delicious Places to Shop for Local NC Peanuts

Did you know that North Carolina ranks fifth in the country for peanut production? Commercially-grown peanuts became a part of NC agriculture back in...

A Family Favorite: The Museum of Life and Science in Durham

For some, a day at the museum might sound a little boring. This is not the case with the Museum of Life and Science...

Top 12 Animal Adventures in North Carolina

A hike near the Blue Ridge might mean spotting a brown bear. A boat trip off North Carolina’s coast could lead to a dolphin...

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Top 12 Animal Adventures in North Carolina

A hike near the Blue Ridge might mean spotting a brown bear. A boat trip off North Carolina’s coast could lead to a dolphin...

9 Fantastic Fun Parks Across North Carolina

The splash at the bottom of a water slide. The squealing tires of a go-kart. The final blast of light from your laser tag...

Courtyard of the Cherokee

What is it? The Courtyard of the Cherokee is an outdoor arts and culture exhibit that authentically represents the seven clans of the Eastern Band...

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North Carolina Beer: Top Breweries for Families in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem

Charlotte Biergartens Winston-Salem Biergartens Raleigh Biergartens Microbreweries have risen in popularity over the past twenty years, with new specialty brewing companies popping up across the country every...

Life in Bloom: The 7 Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens in NC

Spring in North Carolina creates beautiful sights. Having the chance to experience all four seasons is one of the many reasons why families love...

Top 12 Animal Adventures in North Carolina

A hike near the Blue Ridge might mean spotting a brown bear. A boat trip off North Carolina’s coast could lead to a dolphin...

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North Carolina Beer: Top Breweries for Families in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem

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Charlotte Biergartens Winston-Salem Biergartens Raleigh Biergartens Microbreweries have risen in popularity over the past twenty years, with new specialty brewing companies popping up across the country every week. North Carolina is no exception to this trend. In fact, NC has the most microbreweries of any Southern state....

Explore The Coast With A Weekend Ferry Excursion

For decades, the only way to reach certain areas of the North Carolina coast was by a ferry or private boat. Today, many residents...

Peanut Trail: Five Delicious Places to Shop for Local NC Peanuts

Did you know that North Carolina ranks fifth in the country for peanut production? Commercially-grown peanuts became a part of NC agriculture back in...

How To See The Wild Horses Of The Outer Banks

Origin of the Wild Horses of Corolla  Descended from the Spanish Mustangs, the Corolla wild horses were the first settlers of the Outer Banks. The...

A Family Favorite: The Museum of Life and Science in Durham

For some, a day at the museum might sound a little boring. This is not the case with the Museum of Life and Science...

See The Outer Banks With A Historic Ferry Tour

Since 1947 the State has operated a ferry network providing a vital lifeline connecting residents of the outlying islands with the mainland. Today ferries...

What Is There To Do At Hammocks Beach And Bear Island?

In this article you'll learn how to get to Bear Island (spoiler alert: there is a ferry), so you can enjoy the beach, camping...

Hunt For A Missing British Fort On Bear Island, NC

Emerging from the Atlantic Ocean southeast of Emerald Isle and Ocracoke, NC, a stunning 4-mile stretch of beach and a history-battered island exemplify the...

Fort Dobbs Once Again Defends Western Frontier

Since 2003, Fort Dobbs has been undergoing a nearly $3 million reconstruction project to once again have a restored fort with a three-story, 800...

Find Hidden Gems: Weekend Things To Do in Franklin

While many seek out Franklin for the the slow pace and relaxing mountain town vibe, we found plenty of fun things to do in...

Top 12 Animal Adventures in North Carolina

A hike near the Blue Ridge might mean spotting a brown bear. A boat trip off North Carolina’s coast could lead to a dolphin...

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