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Explore Nicholas Sparks’ ‘Safe Haven’

Immerse yourself in Nicholas Sparks’ "Safe Haven" in the town of Southport, the setting for his book-turned-movie. Southport is also known as America’s Happiest Seaside Town, and fall is a great time to explore.

Chase the Colors of Fall

Keep up with the changing scenes of the season with Visit North Carolina's fall color and activity reports. You'll learn when and where the colors are peaking and the best days to go hiking, camping and fishing.

Set Your Sights on Seagrove

Considered the handmade pottery capital of the U.S., Seagrove has a history of local artisans that dates back more than 200 years. The town features the annual Seagrove Pottery Festival and the Celebration of Seagrove Potters Nov. 17-19.

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8 Things to Do Before Fall Ends

8 Things to Do Before Fall Ends

Now’s the time to get in your last bit of fall fun – from enjoying colorful foliage to hiking during pleasant temperatures to sipping tasty fall beers.

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