Springtime along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Rode from Afton, VA to Cherokee, NC. Traveled through Mt. Airy on the way back.
Started at the aquarium on Roanoke Island and rode down most of Highway 12, including an hour long ferry ride to Okracoke. Had an amazing crab, shrimp, and bacon burrito after watching a beautiful sunset. Stayed in Elizabeth City after […]
Emerald Isle is one of my favorite Carolina Beaches. It’s a little more undeveloped than the more famous Outer Banks destinations. In the off season you can get an oceanfront room for $60 and an amazing seafood dinner for $12. […]
New Bern was the first capital of North Carolina, located on the less famous Inner Banks. A devastating fire damaged tons of legacy homes, and caused a whole new era in fire fighting. Some homes were actually pulled down by […]
Hamlet used to be a thriving hub of transportation in North Carolina, employing many hundreds of people. Those times are gone and the name Hamlet is now very fitting. Amtrak stops occasionally so the depot isn’t completely unused, but it’s […]
I enjoy doing a lot of cultural stuff, but this is what rural North Carolina is all about. Horses, mules, and tractors. When in Rome…