North Carolina

North Carolina Travel Guide

The gallery is owned by Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former senator John Edwards.

Sleek wine bar

Friday evenings in the summer, relax with free concerts by local musicians.

Summer sessions up to a month long are offered at Warren Wilson College’s archaeology field school, where adults and kids as young as 14 are put on sites to dig and excavate history while uncovering a 16th-century Native American town and an early Spanish settlement.

See real pirate relics, including artifacts from what’s believed to be Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge. There's also a Civil War gunship and parts of a German U-boat that once trolled nearby waters.

Unpretentious local lounge

Pick up mango pastries and supersweet tropical desserts.