Category Archives: North Carolina

9 Diverse and Delicious Things to do in Hickory, NC

Things to do in Hickory NC

Hickory is a city located northwest of Charlotte and is a place with quite a bit to offer! This is a guide of the best things to do in Hickory NC for first-time visitors. With around 40,000 people living in Hickory, the city has museums, coffee shops, restaurants, and a lot more to attract visitors […]

20 Super Charming Small Towns in North Carolina

Beaufort NC

One thing North Carolina has no shortage of is places to visit! These are some of the best small towns in North Carolina – from coastal towns to those situated in the dense forests of the western part of the state. We have chosen North Carolina small towns (and some smaller cities) throughout the state […]

7 Gorgeous Lighthouses in North Carolina That You Must Visit

Bodie Island Lighthouse

If you love lighthouses as much as I do, then you will love checking out these beautiful lighthouses in North Carolina!   While only 7 remain in operation today, you can visit them all whether it be from the inside or from afar!  This guide details all of those North Carolina lighthouses, their history, and how […]

12 Breathtaking Places to Enjoy Fall in North Carolina

Grandfather Mountain

North Carolina is one of the most beautiful states in the USA, hands down. These are some of the best places to experience fall in North Carolina! What are your favorite places for fall foliage in North Carolina? Let us know the best cities, towns, parks, and attractions that are amazing for NC leaf-peeping opportunities […]

10 Best Hikes near Charlotte, NC for All Levels (+ Map!)

Hiking trails near Charlotte North Carolina

I sometimes forget about how much nature surrounds Charlotte and how it is the perfect base for nature opportunities. These are the best hikes near Charlotte NC for all skill levels. I grew up in an area of the United States (Richmond, VA) where mountains were not my backyard and I always envied those that […]