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North Carolina

Quick Guide to Charlotte, NC
1 week ago

Quick Guide to Charlotte, NC

From outdoor activities to cultural pursuits, the beautiful city of Charlotte, North Carolina has a little something for everyone. It’s thoroughly modern, yet thoroughly charming, and the perfect place for a few days (or more!) of family fun.

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Visiting Small Town Asheville
2 weeks ago

Visiting Small Town Asheville

Surrounded by Smoky Mountain views and beautiful southern scenery, Asheville has long been a top place to visit, as well as to live. Asheville is the 11th largest city in the state of North Carolina, and this historic area has much to offer.

From unique tourist attractions to iconic historic buildings, Asheville is an ideal destination for any time of year. Whether you prefer to hike through the winding trails in the warmer seasons or explore when it becomes a winter wonderland, there are many things to love about Asheville.

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Quick Guide to Outer Banks, NC
2 months ago

Quick Guide to Outer Banks, NC

Between its beautiful oceanfront location and endless opportunities for outdoor fun, the Outer Banks remains a timeless family vacation destination. Here are more than a few ideas for making the most of your time in this special summer spot.

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Wild Goose Festival 2017, A Unique Summer Experience
2 months ago

Wild Goose Festival 2017, A Unique Summer Experience

Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, North Carolina, is a festival like no other. In fact, organizers prefer to call it a “movement,” since its unique combination of music, art, and faith-inspired social justice activities.Meant to be more of a transformational experience rather than a one-time event, you’ll be sure to have a unique experienceWith dozen-plus venues hosting over 200 different events, the festival’s website is a must-visit to help you plan. However, we’ve outlined some can’t-miss info below.

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Best Destinations to Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
11 months ago

Best Destinations to Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

If you’ve never experienced riding in a hot air balloon, you’re really missing out! There’s really no better way to experience the beauty of the world than being up close in person on a hot air balloon. To some, it may seem a little scary. We don’t blame you for feeling that way – it can be frightening to be in one, but once you’re there you won’t regret it. If you’re thinking about taking a hot air balloon ride, why not do it in some of the best destinations in America? Read on to see just where that is…

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5 Sites You Thought Were Part of NPS
11 months ago

5 Sites You Thought Were Part of NPS

The National Park Service has been celebrating the best in our nation’s historical and natural preservation with sites that are as magnificent as they are educational. However, some historical sites are little narrower in the frame of reference, either celebrating a famed scientist or a work of fiction that many people have loved for decades. Although they are not a part of the NPS, the certainly could be, and are still worth checking out on your next road trip.

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Best National Parks for Wildlife Viewing
11 months ago

Best National Parks for Wildlife Viewing

When it comes to our national parks, it’s not all about trees and plants — there are lots of spots where you can catch a glimpse of all sorts of animals at any time of the year. Here are our top picks for places to see fauna along with the flora.

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North Carolina State Fair

North Carolina State Fair

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Raleigh, North Carolina | This 11-day agricultural event is the largest in the nation, with well over 1 million visitors each year. This fair is much more than a livestock …
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Where to Eat the Best Lemon Meringue Pie
1 year ago

Where to Eat the Best Lemon Meringue Pie

For many of us, a history of Lemon Meringue Pie is necessarily brief, that is, as long as it takes to slice and eat it.  However, in the interest of how delicious things came into being, I am going to offer you what seems to be the most likely story of the origins of lemon meringue pie, and then a few tasty suggestions as to where you should drive, to find the best of the best. Read More

Where to See the Milky Way
1 year ago

Where to See the Milky Way

Now that autumn is upon us, it’s time for chilly nights and gazing up at the stars! The crisp, cooler air makes for some unforgettable sights. You’ll love being able to see Sagittarius, Saturn, Mars, and more from the comfort of a blanket on the ground.

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