Outdoors

Mountains-to-Sea Trail Celebrates 44 Years

Happy Birthday to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST)! The 1175 mile trail stretching from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks turns 44 this September. The Friends of the MST, an advocacy group that promotes construction, volunteer work, and promotion…

Guide: August & September Festivals in the Triangle

Aug. 28-29th Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival Downtown Cary The Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival is back this August in downtown Cary. After only taking its second hiatus in history, once for a hurricane and last year for Covid-19, the Town of Cary is…

BODYARMOR State Games Are Back This Summer

Do you enjoy playing sports? Are you an amateur? If you answered "yes" to both of those questions then you may be interested in the BODYARMOR State Games. It's a sporting event that will span from June 5 through July…

GUIDE: North Carolina's Zoos and Aquariums

North Carolina has an impressive array of places to see and learn about animals. We have zoos, aquariums, animal sanctuaries, science centers and more, offering in-person experiences with animals from aardvarks to zebras. Whether you walk through, drive through or…

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

A nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast.