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Explore these 5 Small Towns in Western N.C.

Just a few hours west of the Triangle, find yourself near the Blue Ridge Parkway embarking on leaf-crunching hikes, sipping mountain apple cider and breathing in crisp cool air in these small mountain towns.

20 Things to Do in October

This October in the Triangle, soak up the outdoors,  delicious local food, visual arts, virtual fun runs and more all month long.

50+ Things to Do in Raleigh with Your Out-Of-Town Guests

Here are more than 50 things to do in Raleigh this weekend with friends and family. Written by Catherine Currin From old friends to extended family, everyone’s looking for something to do when the holiday celebrations are over. If you’re…

Spotlight: Mountain swagger

by Mimi Montgomery A weekend trip to the mountains is one way to escape the swelter. The Swag bed-and-breakfast is a secluded, luxuriously rustic boutique getaway in Waynesville, cozied right up to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Four of North…

Spotlight: March forth

by Jessie Ammons Put a spring in your step at Eno River State Park. To commemorate the centennial of North Carolina State Parks – the subject of a yearlong celebration throughout 2016 – the Durham outpost will offer hikes led…

A place between the mountains and the sea

by Suzanne M. Wood The opportunity to fuel up at one of my favorite restaurants sealed the deal when I considered which local segment of North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail to hike on an early winter afternoon. Conveniently, a 2.2-mile section of…

For Alex: A family’s climb to honor a lost son

by J. Andrew Curliss photographs by Patrick Davison Chuck Stuber is standing halfway up Mount Fuji at a place where climbers begin their slogging treks to the summit of Japan’s tallest mountain. There is a pay toilet here and a…

About WALTER Magazine

WALTER the magazine was named after Sir Walter Raleigh the man, the intriguing individual that our the City of Oaks claims as its namesake. Sir Walter Raleigh was, among other things, a writer, poet and explorer — and we channel…

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