Best-Kept Secrets

Best-Kept Secrets

Best-Kept Secrets: For seafarers

The disappearance of the Lost Colony is an enduring mystery on Roanoke Island, where an English sailing vessel left 115 souls behind in 1587. When the governor, John White, returned three years later, the colonists had vanished, including his new granddaughter, Virginia Dare.

Best-Kept Secrets

Best-Kept Secrets: Live theater in NC

Travel guides are full of suggestions on how to make vacation dollars go further, but the savvy traveler knows that for the price of a ticket – often less than $10 – it’s possible to go almost anywhere through the magic of live theater.

Best-Kept Secrets

Best-Kept Secrets: For birders

OK, maybe you can’t name the nervous little bird flitting from branch to branch in that whatever-kind-of tree. A stuttering chirp erupts from the edge of a pond, and you don’t know whether it’s a bird or what.

Videos

Best Kept Secrets: Day Trip Edition | Asheville

In Week 2 of the Day Trip Edition of The News & Observer's Best-Kept Secrets of North Carolina series, we spend a day looking for the less obvious attractions of Asheville. Video by Eric Frederick, efrederick@newsobserver.com.
Best Kept Secrets: Day Trip Edition | Asheville 2:27

Best Kept Secrets: Day Trip Edition | Asheville

Durham County Sheriff's deputies on the importance of rabies vaccinations 2:03

Durham County Sheriff's deputies on the importance of rabies vaccinations

Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution 2:46

Cuba 1959: Miami photographer finds 'lost' photos of the 1959 Cuban revolution

Triangle weather forecast | Morning of July 26, 2016 1:07

Triangle weather forecast | Morning of July 26, 2016