A Sister City Worth the Visit

Apr 29, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Southern Pines is known to most as the small town just outside of Pinehurst, the Home of America’s Golf and U.S. Open tournaments. But don’t be tempted to pass through without stopping; it’s well worth […]
December 2015 / January 2016

Day Trip to New Bern

Nov 30, 2015 Christa Gala
A few hundred years ago, patriots and legislators alike settled not in Raleigh but New Bern, North Carolina. Tryon Palace was the first permanent capital of North Carolina and home to Gov. Wallace Tryon. It’s […]
Art park

Day Trip to Winston-Salem

Oct 28, 2015 Christa Gala
We have a secret: Winston-Salem is our favorite city in the Triad. (Don’t tell Greensboro and High Point.) We can’t help it. There’s so much to do and see—whether you’re into the arts, history, live […]
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

Go to Occoneechee Mountain

Aug 22, 2015 Zack Abrams
Ready for a slice of Western North Carolina dropped into the middle of the Piedmont? Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area is just an hour from downtown Raleigh, yet its rhododendron thickets, mature oaks and rock […]