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Hopscotch Design Festival

Be inspired by people designing the future at this inaugural festival in Raleigh Sept. 3-4, featuring more than 30 speakers and presentations.

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North Carolina State Parks

North Carolina State Parks

With 32 state parks and recreation areas to visit, you’re never far from stargazing, fishing, camping, horseback riding and rock climbing.

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Cradle of 'Cue

Cradle of 'Cue

North Carolina, long the world’s premiere bastion of barbecue, celebrates its heritage and diversity with a map of some of state’s perfect pits.

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Cherohala Skyway

Cherohala Skyway

This 45-minute drive in the Great Smoky Mountains is often compared to the Blue Ridge Parkway because of its scenic natural landscapes.

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