Stories tagged: "travel"


What a showoff. An otherwise beautiful male indigo bunting (left) looks rather plain in comparison to the male painted bunting, one of 7 elusive North Carolina birds to watch. (Shutterstock)
Rare Bird Bingo: Our Guide to Finding 7 Elusive (But Beautiful) North Carolina Avians

From Crayola-colored buntings to a bird that looks like a flame in flight, we’ll tell you where to find some of our favorite feathered friends.

Civil rights visionary Ella Baker, who grew up in eastern North Carolina, at a 1968 news conference. (AP Photo/Jack Harris)
Take a Road Trip Through Some of the Blackest Moments in NC History

Bring history to life with an east-to-west road trip that travels from the coastal maroon colonies to the founding of the sit-in movement to the site of MLK’s address in Durham. 

Grave Digger, one of monster trucking's biggest stars, in action in 2018. The spook truck is based out of the coastal North Carolina community of Poplar Branch. (Shutterstock)
Grave Digger’s Dungeon and Giant Chairs: Unusual NC Roadside Attractions

These landmarks in North Carolina are worth veering off the main road.

Foggy Pine Books in Buxton is a gem in North Carolina's independent bookstore scene.
Get Lost in the Stacks at These Amazing NC Bookstores

From neighborhood institutions to up-and-comers, these independent North Carolina bookstores are worth the trip.

North Carolina has its own "wine country" in Yadkin Valley. (Image via YadkinValleyNC.com).
4 North Carolina Spots to Explore With Your BFF — Because Some Trips Are Better With Your Bestie

From yoga in the mountains to a Yadkin Valley wine tour, Cardinal & Pine lists some of the best destinations for you and your BFF.

Hikers in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina near Asheville. (Image via Shutterstock)
Beat the Crowds and Cabin Fever: Here Are Five Under-the-Radar Outdoor Destinations in North Carolina

The cure to your cabin fever is getting an actual cabin in North Carolina's ridiculously picturesque mountains.

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New COVID Rules Mean Traveling Back to the US Won’t Be So Easy

The CDC restrictions will go into effect on Jan. 26 and will likely affect vacations in Mexico, which is where Americans have been traveling the most.