Visit this region nestled between our urban centers and coastal towns to enjoy some of North Carolina’s most signature tastes. This is the eastern home of our state’s great barbecue debate, and it’s also where you can sip muscadine wine, sample Mt. Olive pickles and savor A Chef’s Life plates.

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Highlights

  • Skylight Inn & Barbecue Stops
  • Home of the “Birthplace of Independence”
  • Civil War Battlefields
  • Vivian Howard's Chef & the Farmer Restaurant
  • Duplin Winery

Weather

Winter 58°
Spring 75°
Summer 90°
Fall 76°
  • Large family walking in from dock onto beach with pier and sun in backgroundWhite Lake in southeastern North Carolina
  • Group of five women walking through downtown area with art and shops in backgroundShopping in downtown Goldsboro
  • Mother Earth Motor Lodge in Kinston
  • Duplin Winery, the world's best-selling muscadine winery, in Rose Hill
  • Green pond with birds floating in it with wood observation deck to the right, all surrounded by treesSylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck
  • Halifax Resolves re-enactors
  • Platform camping on the Roanoke River
  • Three plates of BBQ and sides plus sauce and drinks on red wood tableSam Jones BBQ Restaurant near Greenville

Getting Around

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Getting There

Interstate 40
Interstate 95
Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV)
Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ)

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