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Free Things To Do In Asheville, North Carolina

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — In a story March 13, The Associated Press reported that the Asheville Art Museum is free Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Adm...

There's Something Weird Going On Here

Posted 10.11.2013 | Travel

Stuck in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina sits Cashiers, a town known for not much besides a bizarre annual phenomenon called "...

America's Wackiest Fall Festivals

MiniTime | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel

Crisp weather and harvest season make for plenty of idyllic fall festivals -- but autumnal celebrations need not focus on pumpkins, cider and hayrides alone. Here's where to go for some unconventional fun this fall.

What To Do For Free On Hatteras Island, NC

AP | By MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — Hatteras Island along North Carolina's Outer Banks is a fickle but alluring place. The island juts into the Atl...

New Adventure Tours Opening In North Carolina

AP | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel

SALUDA, N.C. (AP) — A new adventure tour in opening in the North Carolina mountains. Green River Adventures gives visitors a grand to...

North Carolina's Most Popular Attraction

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel

RALEIGH, N.C. — Science bested history in North Carolina tourism choices last year, with the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences toppling the Biltmo...

A Bull Of A Time In Durham

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I've come to Durham for the Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival, being held at the same ballpark where they filmed Bull Durham, but right now I'm learing about Southern cooking.

North Carolina Gets Ready For 'Hunger Games' Fans

AP | By MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Fans of "The Hunger Games" are already turning up in North Carolina, seeking out places where the movie was shot, from old-growth for...

HuffPost Guides: Beech Mountain

The Huffington Post | Karan Robinson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

Beech Mountain in North Carolina is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offe...

HuffPost Guides: Appalachian Ski Mountain

The Huffington Post | Marnie Kunz | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Appalachian Ski Mountain in North Carolina is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post T...

HuffPost Guides: Sugar Mountain Resort

The Huffington Post | Dacia Rivers | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Sugar Mountain Resort in North Carolina is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Trav...

A Huffington Post Travel Guide To Family Vacations In The Southeast

The Huffington Post | Nikol Purvis | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in the Southeast area of the United States can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework....

A Few Days In: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

FATHOM | Brooke Lewy | Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

It's hard to find beaches and beach towns that feel the way they did when you were a kid. Places where boogie boards are the most common accessories, ...

Healthy Choices In Charming Charlotte

Carolyn Scott | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

In the heart of downtown, you will find Blynk Organic. Open only for the bustling weekday meals of the Charlottian business folk, Blynk has a an innovative, fresh and organic menu.

Hanging Onto Summer In Wrightsville Beach, NC

Fathom | Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel

Wrightsville Beach, a sliver of land split from Wilmington, North Carolina, by a calm, reedy causeway, has preserved the pace and feel of long, lazy summer days. The beach is wide and the sand is perfect for crafting into castles.

Even More Glorious Leaf-Peeping Trips For Autumn

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.28.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

These five alternative leaf-peeping destinations offer something a bit different than the usual, from Canada to Japan.

Our Guide To Family Vacations In North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Jane Ellis | Posted 10.16.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in North Carolina can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier,...

Our Guide To Water Parks Around Charlotte

The Huffington Post | Sidney Logan Echevarria | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel

Water parks in and around the Charlotte area are excellent choices for families looking to add a splash of fun to their itineraries. Whether parents a...

15 Of The Biggest 4th Of July Shows In America Ranked (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Ballhaus | Posted 06.27.2012 | Travel

Fourth of July Fireworks should be larger than life. As Independence Day rounds the corner for the 235th time, we decided to take a look at the bigges...

Charlie Brown, Dolly Parton, And Thrill Rides: Amusement Parks In The South

The Huffington Post | Andrea Hermitt | Posted 10.20.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in the South can be rewarding to visit for families with their friendliness and hospitality. But don't let the down-home atmosphere fo...

5 Places to Vacation like Captain Jack Sparrow

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 08.13.2011 | Travel

The fourth installment of Disney's Pirates franchise, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", will hit theaters May 20. Although Captain Jack S...

best roads to drive in america

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

As spring and summer are just around the corner -- yes, believe it! -- it's time to plan for the most quintessentially American of all travel vacation...