Travel and Outdoors

Plan a day trip to Johnston County to pick strawberries, shop fresh produce, and enjoy outdoor events with the family.
Pluck berries right off the vine at these local you-pick strawberry farms around Raleigh — some also offer fresh produce, homemade ice cream, and more.
Check out these 20 hiking trails, catered to all skill levels, with some of the best views in and around the City of Oaks to plan your next outdoor adventures.
The annual Dogwood Festival returns this April for a weekend of live music, arts and crafts, food trucks, craft beer, and more.
In Raleigh, the maximum view of the phenomenon — when the sun is 78.6% blocked by the moon — is expected at 3:15 p.m.
From a stacked music festival and exhilarating NASCAR races to rooftop dining and waterfront hiking, Charlotte, NC (aka the Queen City) is the place to be this season.
Calling all plant parents — one of the most anticipated events during our Earth Day Extravaganza is The Greatest Plant Swap Ever, hosted by local experts The Houseplant Hippie and Copperline Plant Co.
As you plan your next travel day through Raleigh-Durham International Airport, factor in time to enjoy the existing (and coming soon) food, beverage + shopping options in Terminal 2.
Putting out a tube feeder is just the beginning — we’ll get you started in the wide world of birdfeeding.
Spread your wings in the skies of Raleigh, whether that means a foot off the ground at a trampoline park or two miles in the air while skydiving. This one is for the daredevils looking for a leap around Raleigh.
Located in the heart of SC, Columbia has more things for the whole family to do than hours to do them.
From co-working at cafes to last-minute electronic needs, RDU has all of the resources a traveling business professional may need.
We’ve got the deets on the top chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, and bakers to try at Savor Charlotte 2024.
Can you kick it with these adult sports leagues in Raleigh? From kickball to basketball, there are plenty of ways to play.
The peanut-shaped traffic circle is just one of many improvements potentially coming to Lake Wheeler Road. As a Complete Street, this road will cater to all transportation types, from foot to bus.
Visit Raleigh’s year-end Wake County Tourism Industry Report shows 2023 as the highest recorded year for tourism tax collections.
Gov. Roy Cooper and US Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $45 million for NC airports, including $12 million for Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Next time you fly through RDU, factor in time to enjoy the food, beverage, and shopping options throughout the airport’s two terminals.
Head ~40 minutes outside of downtown Raleigh to Fearrington Village for a relaxing countryside getaway filled with fresh bites + elevated restaurants, fun shops, and beautiful landscaping.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Raleigh has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
To help make your entire process at RDU as smooth as possible, we’ve created a guide that covers everything from gates and parking to details on the airport’s 48 nonstop routes.
This February, you’ll have an extra 24 hours to spend in the City of Oaks thanks to leap day. Let us know: How would you plan to spend these 24 hours in Raleigh?
Meet in Garner’s White Deer Park for a Groundhog Day Celebration featuring Snerd, NC’s official weather-predicting groundhog.
We’ve rounded up the top things to do this winter in Fayetteville, where an abundance of cold weather activities await.
From Austin, Texas to Paris, RDU offers more than 60 nonstop flights, with even more landing soon in 2024 — start planning your next trip.
Escape the winter blues with a weekend of comedy and yacht rock tunes at The Omni Grove Park Inn.
Looking to see more of the Carolinas this year? Columbia, SC offers all you need for a solo vacation.
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how the City of Oaks compares + where to get your steps in.
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