North Carolina 2015
Collected by Deidre Michael
Also The Durham restaurant in Durham and Barcade in Chapel Hill
300 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
Romare Bearden Park is a recent addition to Uptown Charlotte’s landscape. Go for a jog on the brick walkway encompassing the park, let the kids don their swimsuits and run through the cascading water, play Frisbee with the dog, or stretch out with...
2000-2140 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
The Atherton Mill in Charlotte's South End neighborhood is one of my favorite jaunts on a Saturday morning. Home to a number of shops, restaurants, and services, and close to the light rail, I visit the Atherton Farmers Market to stock up on local...
2424 N Davidson St #102, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
Local bakery and cafe Amélie's will satisfy your caffeine cravings and tempt your sweet tooth. The main North Davidson Street location, open 24/7/365, welcomes customers with a wide display of sweets, such as salted caramel brownies, rainbow hued...
1500 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
I have been a regular at the chic Soul Gastrolounge since my first visit more than five years ago. A DJ provides great sound, and the entire staff is always incredibly helpful and friendly. Soul is located in Plaza Midwood, a great part of town...
224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
The “local” in Local Loaf, one of the newest additions to 7th Street Market, is not just a ploy to jump on the farm-to-plate bandwagon. These guys mean what they say. Pretty much everything on the menu is locally sourced. I had the pleasure of...
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214, USA
U.S. National Whitewater Center is home to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river, offering activities like whitewater rafting and kayaking, flat water kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, zip lines, a canopy tour, team building, and...
Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Taking a boat cruise along the famous Cape Fear River is a great way to spend a few hours in Wilmington, any time of the year. You'll see wildlife and city life, along with a WWII battleship, along it's banks. This area has a long history going...
503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Built in the mid 1800's, the Bellamy is a beautiful example of antibellum architecture. Historic preservation and restoration is important to this area, and with that in mind, the Bellamy is undertaking the restoration of the original slave...
421 Rowan Rd, Hampstead, NC 28443, USA
After living in Japan for a few years, we were delighted to discover Ash's Japanese Maple Nursery tucked away on private property in a pine and hardwood maple forest. Thomas and Nancy Ash offer numerous varieties - Oshio-Beni, Crimson Queen, Red...
2031 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605, USA
I have a tremendous sweet tooth so when Sugarland Bakery opened up in my neighborhood I almost jumped with excitement. And when my best friend said she was having her wedding cake made there I could have fainted. But seriously, if you love...
14 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
I just finished a four mile run with a friend when she said she was hungry. I thought for a moment about where we could go to eat where we wouldn’t offend anyone in our sweaty workout clothes and her large, rather menacing looking, yet sweet pit...
6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
While visiting a friend at Duke in North Carolina, I was taken to Allen & Son for some good Southern BBQ! I would have never found this restaurant on my own as it is definitely off the beaten path but well worth the drive! I had the BBQ chicken...
476 1/2 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA
Whether it's for breakfast, brunch, or a late eat after a night of revelry on King Street, owner Carrie Morey whips her mother's recipe of the freshly baked, handmade Southern staples inside this counter-serve bake shop. Consisting of flour,...
10 Hayne St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
You know how sometimes when traveling you can go out to a restaurant and feel like you are sitting alone as you watch all the regulars greet each other? Well, that won’t happen in Charleston, a city that has embraced family-style eating at...
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