There are countless houseplant enthusiast groups on social media, and millions of members. These groups not only provide detailed information, but they can also give you a sense of family and community.
In addition to the fall colors, rates for hotels and vacation rental sites in the North Carolina mountains are also at their peak. While a weekend amongst the deep reds, yellows, and oranges is probably worth whatever you could spend on it, you do have other options.
Each week as we count down to Halloween, we present a famous North Carolina urban legend or ghost story to get you primed and ready for the spookiest day of the year. This week, we climb up Beaucatcher mountain where spooky happenings occur around Helen's bridge.
In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, northeast of Linville, sits one of the states' most popular tourist destinations. Grandfather Mountain, with its peak at 5,946 feet above sea level, is a true North Carolina gem. It contains some of the oldest geologic formations on earth and has nearly unmatched biodiversity.
The Tar Heel State is home to a full spectrum of artisan knifemakers. From specialty manufactured brands like Spartan Blades in Southern Pines to one-of-a-kind artisans like Pembroke's Oliver Schneider, the community is wide and varied.