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Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Get away to High Point & Hickory

The best bargains at the Furniture Capital of the World are all under two (very big) roofs

First things first: Can you save money by driving five hours to shop for furniture in North Carolina? Yes, although an industrious shopper in Atlanta could perhaps find similar savings by following sales, asking for discounts, and trolling Craigslist. The advantage to shopping in the Furniture Capital of the World is that so many discounted brands and floor samples are together under one roof. Read More

Charlotte, NC

Scope out our civic competition

As I sat on the outdoor patio of the restaurant Halcyon, watching dusk settle over Charlotte’s glittering uptown, sipping a cocktail made from local moonshine, oolong tea, chai, ... Read More

Flat Rock, NC

Carl Sandburg's literary refuge

My friend and I followed national park ranger Peter Goldsmith into the modest, fifties-era living room of Connemara, Pulitzer-winning poet Carl Sandburg’s home in Flat Rock, ... Read More

Highlands, NC

This sophisticated hamlet remains an alluring respite

There are those who think Highlands has become too commercial, who miss the cozy shabbiness of the dowdy Old Edwards Inn—before the “Old Girl” underwent a... Read More

Nearby Casinos

Three of a kind

This is as close to Atlantic City as you’ll get in the Southeast. Three hours north of Atlanta, Harrah’s Cherokee is in the process of a $633 million expansion and renovation... Read More

More Over $1000

The Swag Country Inn, Westglow Resort & Spa, Wentworth Mansion

The main building at Waynesville’s Swag Country Inn is built of century-old, hand-hewn tulip poplar logs, formerly upholding the Lonesome Valley Primitive Baptist Church. The... Read More

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