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.
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.
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.
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, email@example.com.
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