December 19, 2014

This Christmas will be the most traveled on record for Americans

Next week, Americans will hit the roads and skies to spend time with family and friends for the holidays, and AAA projects this Christmas will be the most traveled on record. A total of 98.6 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from home this year-end holiday period, which AAA defines as Dec. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Dec. 18 on North Carolina Weekend, lift your glass during a tour at the Sierra Nevada Brewery in Mills River. Take in a production of “Cinderella” by the Raleigh Little Theater in Raleigh. Experience New Bern’s charm with New Bern Trolley Tours. Explore wonders at the Children’s Museum of Alamance County in […]

N.C. Museum of Art to remake Raleigh campus

The N.C. Museum of Art has received a $13 million anonymous donation to jump-start plans to remake its 164-acre campus in west Raleigh. The multi-phase plan calls for a new campus entrance and streetscape, more parking, woodland and meadow restoration, additional bike and walking trails and infrastructure, improved sustainability measures, and more outdoor works of […]

2015 N.C. Travel Guide now available in print, online

The Official 2015 North Carolina Travel Guide is now available. From quaint downtowns and inspired cuisine to hands-on history and dynamic culture, the Official 2015 North Carolina Travel Guide taps the rich experiences to be found from the mountains to the coast. Travelers can chart a course from a choice of two covers, one that […]

2015 NC Travel Guide Accents Destination Gems

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 16, 2014) ? From quaint downtowns and inspired cuisine to hands-on history and dynamic culture, the “Official 2015 North Carolina Travel Guide” taps the rich experiences to be found from the mountains to the coast. Travelers can chart a course from a choice of two covers, one that captures the picturesque charms […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Dec. 11 on North Carolina Weekend, ring in the holiday season with the Raleigh Ringers. Renew your appreciation of the military at the Price of Freedom Museum in China Grove. Explore the unusual Körner’s Folly in Kernersville. Find unique items at Piedmont Floral Galleries and Rufty’s Chrismon Shop in Salisbury. And enjoy […]

Social Media Casts Intriguing Light on Civil War Story

RALEIGH, N.C. (December 3, 2014) ? Mary Boykin Chesnut would have been the most popular blogger of the Civil War had there been a Web in her world. Instead her revealing diaries became an enduring literary work. Now her take on America’s defining war is served to those who thrive on social media’s digital diet. […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Nov. 20 on North Carolina Weekend, enjoy a tour of Old Wilmington by Candlelight in Wilmington. Get back to the great outdoors at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area in Hiddenite. Tempt your taste buds at Videri Chocolate Factory in Raleigh. Lift a glass at Silk Hope Winery in Silk Hope. And the […]

North Carolina Weekend

For the week of Nov. 13 on North Carolina Weekend, head for the water with the Cashie River Center in Windsor. See how close you can get with Miss Angels Heavenly Pies in Mount Airy. Tempt your taste buds at The Mecca Restaurant in Raleigh. Step back in time at Town Creek Indian Mound in Mount […]

‘Starring North Carolina’ premieres this weekend

“Starring North Carolina!,” at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh, is the first major exhibit about the state’s role in the film industry – a story that spans 100 years. Opening this Saturday, the blockbuster exhibit celebrates North Carolina’s films, television shows, cast members and production crews. Some 3,000 films and television programs have […]

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