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Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Walk across one of the most beautiful highway bridges that you'll ever find! The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge opened in October 2013, transforming a …

Hiking

Emerald Village

Emerald Village is a privately run collection of mining attractions in the Spruce Pine Mining District of eastern North Carolina. This mountainous …

North Carolina

Warren's Store- Prospect Hill NC

Warren's Store- Prospect Hill NC<p>nrhp # 73001308- The post office at Prospect Hill, North Carolina, was established 15 August 1823. On the adjoining lot of the current post office is the building that housed it for more than one-hundred years, Warren's Store. Built in the 1850s, this old store building still has a corner set aside by Mrs. Geneva Warren that contains the Prospect Hill Postal Museum. In this fascinating corner are the old call letter boxes, letter scales, receipts, records, …

Rhododendrons Blanket the Blue Ridge Parkway

In late spring from the end of May through June, the rhododendrons that cover the hillsides of the western North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains …

Your guide to 2015 holiday events

November 29<p>Chapel Hill Tree Lighting The Community Tree Lighting Ceremony will have caroling by the church choir and a chance to meet Santa and Mrs. …

YES @ExploreBoone there's snow on the Mountain #highcountryfun https://t.co/5jWLtHP87F

Fort Fisher artillery program to mark battle's 151st anniversary

Fort Fisher State Historic Site will present the artillery program “We Kept Our Courage Up: The 151st Commemoration of the First Attack on Fort …

Behance

Looking Glass Falls

<b>Looking Glass Falls</b><p>I’m going to play off of the fall theme of the photo from a couple of days ago, but add in a splash of water! This is Looking Glass Falls, in North Carolina, as seen from the bottom. This waterfall is easily accessible to all, even having a ramp to make it wheelchair friendly. My perspective required a little climbing over the rocks at the base but, if you just want to catch a great view, it doesn’t get any easier than this!<p>Like the previous shot on the Parkway, this is a …

Winter Lights at NC Arboretum

<b>November 16-December 31, 2018</b><br>Don't miss The North Carolina Arboretum's elaborate Winter Lights show, transforming the gardens into a nighttime …

North Carolina

8 Places to Find Handmade North Carolina Gifts

If you’re visiting the Raleigh-Durham area or entertaining out-of-town guests, you might be looking for shops that sell Southern gifts to take home …

“Girl’s Work” Her Life’s Work, Jane McKimmon

A home demonstration agent demonstrates child care skills,<br>circa 1930. Image from NCSU Libraries.<p>On <b>November 13, 1867</b>, Jane McKimmon, leader of North …

North Carolina

Town of Surf City

Filippo's in Historic Oakwood now has a more compact, less expensive sandwich menu now. Fresh and tasty too. https://t.co/Lf87o85U58

Carolina Designs Realty

ABOUT OUR VACATION RENTALS<p>At Carolina Designs Realty, we intentionally keep our vacation rental inventory at a manageable level to ensure high …

Lunch at the Waterfront Seafood Shack in Calabash, NC.

Mount Mitchell, North Carolina - Stop 174: Jewel of the Black…

<b>Mount Mitchell, North Carolina - Stop 174: Jewel of the Black Mountains</b><p>The picture shown below is of the Observation Deck at the summit of Mount Mitchell, North Carolina. As the sign states, the peak stands at 6,684 feet and is the highest peak east of the Mississippi. The view is breathtaking as you gaze out over the Black Mountains, so named because of the dark native spruce and fir that cover the peaks. To the left of the sign is the corner of the final resting place of professor Dr. Elisha …

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Duck Jazz Festival, Outer Banks

Duck Jazz Festival Presented by PNC<p>October 6 – 7, 2018<p>The Town of Duck brings jazz to the Duck Town Park annually on Columbus Day weekend. We are …

Mumfest: City's largest outdoor festival just a week away

The 2015 edition of New Bern's largest annual outdoor festival — Mumfest — is just a week away. It is set for Oct. 10 and 11 in the downtown and …

Come Discover North Carolina's Gem #MyCrystalCoast http://t.co/KDvdb7ofJ8

Five of The Best Bourbon Bars

Honor America’s native spirit at one of these five standouts<p>The Bar at Husk<p><i>Nashville, Tennessee</i><p>Just a few blocks south of Broadway, Sean Brock’s Nashville outpost is lauded for its locally sourced interpretations of Lowcountry standards. But the bourbon-soaked bar downstairs is equally buzzworthy. …

Distilleries & Moonshine Near Asheville

Hard Apple Cider Tour<p>Head to Hendersonville for a self-guided tour of cideries that create a big variety of hard ciders from local apples and …