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Experience Mardi Gras of the Carolinas

As summer nears end, this August 29 carnevale offers an entertaining night of magic, fire shows, aerial acts, stilt walkers, live bands and more. And the venue, the historic Castle McCulloch in Jamestown, is the biggest star.

A Chefs’ Tour of the North Carolina Triangle

Chefs Kim Floresca and Daniel Ryan worked in some of the best restaurants in the world before relocating to Chapel Hill two years ago. Now they’ve taken Travel + Leisure on a dining tour of the Research Triangle.

Visit One of ‘The Best Surf Towns in the World’

Yahoo Travel rounds up this list of 10 surf towns, from Australia to Spain to Kill Devil Hills. It calls the North Carolina town “a top spot for laid-back surfers looking for some of the most consistent waves on the East Coast.”

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