Ann Gibson

Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Southwest Virginia, Greenville, Wilmington, 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. Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte


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

  7. 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.

  8. 6 Top Spots for Winter Camping in and Around Charlotte


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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Winter Cragging at North Carolina’s Sauratown


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

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

    Asheville, Charlotte

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Fall Outdoor Events in Gaston


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

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. On the Water in Gaston County


    From calm flat water to Class III rapids, Gaston County has exciting and scenic options for paddlers all abilities and interests.

  20. Biking the Backroads and Trails of Gaston County


    Just west of Charlotte, N.C., Gaston County has become a major cycling destination where both roadies and mountain bikers can find incredible rides.

  21. Nat Greene Trail - Trail Running


    The Nat Greene Trail hugs the Lake Brandt shoreline for 3.6 miles, winding through Piedmont woodlands for lake vistas and options to increase running distance on connecting hiking and mountain biking trails.

  22. Eno River State Park - Hiking


    The shallow, rocky Eno River serves as the backbone for a network of 16 hiking trails that hug the riverbanks and climb the ridges of this southern Piedmont river valley.

  23. Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area - Hiking


    Enjoy expansive views of the Brushy Mountains while hiking at Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area’s granite dome peak. From moderate nature trails to switchbacks and stair climbs, the area offers trails for any level of hiker.

  24. Paddling Around Winston-Salem: An Insider's Guide to Getting on the Water This Summer


    Paddling in North Carolina isn't all about whitewater or coastal kayaking. Here's how to explore the many spots for paddling around Winston-Salem.

  25. The Best Hikes in Gaston


    From the top of Crowders Mountain to the trails at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, Gaston County is filled with excellent hiking opportunities for all ages and abilities.