Linville Falls is part of North Carolina’s Linville Gorge Wilderness, which is known as “the Grand Canyon of the Southern Appalachians.” No matter when you visit these exquisitely picturesque falls, you’ll see why it’s the most photographed waterfall in North Carolina.
Mention this booming area in Central North Carolina and you’ll hear names like Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. But aside from these amazing cities, there are wonderful small towns in the Research Triangle, filled with charm and homier vibes.
Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem (The Cardinal Hotel) is one of the most interesting places we’ve ever stayed. It combines the iconic and historic Reynolds Building with Kimpton, a company known for designing more than a place to stay.
Sean Lilly Wilson is the owner of Fullsteam Brewery in Durham and a person I’ve wanted to meet for a long time. And we did, as he graciously gave us a few minutes of his time for an interview.
Jockey’s Ridge State Park in the Outer Banks is home to the tallest set of natural sand dunes on the East Coast. This wonderful landmark was once in danger of being destroyed, but thankfully, we can all enjoy it today.
Each one of these North Carolina gifts is great for a birthday, for Christmas, or as a “just because” present. Let’s check them out, though, before these awesome products run out of stock!