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Articles about visiting North Carolina with suggestions for active baby boomer travelers.

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Outer Banks Travel

Harley Adventures through North Carolina’s Gorgeous Outer Banks

Outer Banks Travel

Are you ready for another amazing boomer road trip adventure? Well, get your Harley helmet ready because Diane White is back with the latest addition to our ongoing boomers-on-bikes series. Today, Diane is taking us to one of the country’s most beautiful, yet relatively under-the-radar locations: North Carolina’s Outer Banks. JIM, ME, AND HARLEY MAKES […]

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North Biltmore Facade

Exploring Asheville’s Amazing Biltmore House

North Biltmore Facade

USA travel is filled with all types of beautiful, historic, and quirky landmarks, from the vibrant city of Boston to the world’s largest ball of twine in Cawker City, Kansas. However, there are few sites that truly breathe history like Asheville, North Carolina’s extraordinary Biltmore House. Today My Itchy Travel Feet contributor, Vera Marie Badertscher from […]

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Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina

Learning to Blend Wine at Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina

How are wines made? Would you like to learn how they are blended to create the perfect mix of acidity, tannin, sweetness, fruit and body? You can do that at Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, North Carolina. When Visit Winston-Salem introduced me to the culture, history and fine dining of the area, a wine […]

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The garden at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem

Spend a Day With Art and History on Reynolda Road

The garden at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem

As I drive along Winston-Salem’s Reynolda Road, the trees and landscaping that border the sidewalks, remind me of the beauties of a southern landscape. It’s a pleasant meander through residential areas punctuated by pockets of businesses, museums, and the gates to Wake Forest University. In the early to mid 1900‘s, tobacco and textile tycoons lived […]

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Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Hiking Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Updated 08.01.2017 Driving north on Highway 52, Pilot Mountain is the stony punctuation in the rolling hills of the North Carolina countryside. You can’t miss it. The quartzite mountain rises to 2421 feet and is a remnant of the ancient Sauratown Mountain Range in the Yadkin Valley. Native Americans, wildlife and explorers have used Pilot Mountain […]

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