Ann Gibson

Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Southwest Virginia, Wilmington, Greenville, Asheville, Great Smoky Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Boone

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  1. An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte’s Booming Road Cycling Scene


    Charlotte's road cycling scene is flourishing due to community advocates, a focus on healthy living, and a commitment to infrastructure.

  2. The Insider’s Guide to Lake Norman State Park

    Charlotte, Winston-Salem

    some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.

  3. The Story Behind North Carolina's Pilot Mountain State Park


    Pilot Mountain has guided centuries of travelers, from nomadic Native Americans to Moravian immigrants.

  4. Paddling Through History: A Weekend on the Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail


    Combine a history tour and backcountry adventure on North Carolina's Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail.

  5. Heritage Music from the Mountains: Experiencing The Crooked Road in Southwest Virginia

    Southwest Virginia

    The Crooked Road Heritage Music Trail, which travels 300 miles through Southwest Virginia, tells the story of how the music evolved, what it means to the region, and its impact on music today.

  6. How to Have an Adventurous Beach Getaway From Charlotte

    Charlotte, Wilmington

    Here's how to plan a Wilmington beach getaway that’s part outdoor adventure, part city tour, and 100% fun.

  7. The Best Outdoor Activities to Do in Charlotte with the Whole Family


    Charlotte's growing greenway network, lakes and rivers, and mountain peaks offer unique outdoor adventures for families.

  8. Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte


    Surprising biodiversity awaits you in the National Park sites just a day’s drive from Charlotte.

  9. The Story Behind South Mountains State Park


    The South Mountains are the site of Native American trade routes, an early gold discovery, and trails blazed by the CCC.

  10. Scenic Road Cycling Rides Near Charlotte


    Road cyclists in Charlotte can take an easy ride along a greenway or tackle some distance on scenic, rural roads.

  11. 8 Reasons Charlotte is an Awesome City for Outdoor Lovers


    Four-season outdoor recreation opportunities and a focus on healthy, active living make Charlotte a great city for people who love the outdoors.

  12. An Insider's Guide to Charlotte's Latta Nature Center and Preserve


    Charlotte's Latta Nature Center and Preserve offers hiking, paddling, fishing, trail running, and abundant wildlife viewing.

  13. The Ultimate Winston-Salem Bucket List for Fall


    The golden days of fall are prime time for hiking, biking, paddling, and playing outdoors in Winston-Salem.

  14. How to Get Started With Mountain Biking in Charlotte


    Charlotte is home to miles of beginner-friendly trails, group rides, instructional clinics, and events where you can gather with other riders.

  15. 6 Top Spots for Winter Camping in and Around Charlotte


    Mountain and lakeside campsites close to Charlotte make it easy to enjoy winter camping.

  16. Family-Friendly Winter Outdoor Excursions in Winston-Salem


    From hikes in the Saura Mountains to urban adventures, here are several great winter outings in Winston-Salem.

  17. Curling in the Carolinas

    Charlotte, Greenville, Wilmington

    Curling is a unique combination of athleticism, balance, strategy, and teamwork, and it's catching on in the Carolinas.

  18. Winter Cragging at North Carolina’s Sauratown


    Sauratown in North Carolina is home to some of the best winter climbing in the Southeast.

  19. A Quick & Dirty Guide to North Carolina Ice Climbing

    Asheville, Charlotte

    Ice climbing in North Carolina is more accessible that you might think.

  20. 5 Creative Outdoor Date Ideas in and Around Charlotte


    Think out-of-the-box this year to hike, bike, and romance your way into your Valentine's heart.

  21. Backpacking Crowders Mountain


    These camping sites at Crowders Mountain State Park are an excellent way to enjoy the park with amenities you won't normally find in the backcountry.

  22. Fall Outdoor Events in Gaston


    Enjoy the Fall in Gaston with these great outdoor events to test your endurance and enjoy the outdoors.

  23. The Dog Days of Summer in Gaston


    You'll find a huge variety of dog-friendly activities in Gaston County, North Carolina—from trails and dog parks to restaurants and running events.

  24. Salem Lake Trail - Trail Running


    Trail running on Salem Lake Trail, a wide, moderate, seven-mile lakeshore loop, offers something for every level of runner.

  25. 10 Must-Do Summer Adventures in Winston-Salem


    From SUP to horseback riding to excellent mountain biking, here are 10 summer adventures to check off the list in Winston-Salem.