Brewery Culture Runs Deep Here

North Carolina boasts the most breweries in the South, with the Catawba Valley Ale Trail highlighting local brews across Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, and McDowell counties. Participants exploring at least 6 of the 14 breweries earn a gift. Featured are the scenic Hillman Beer, innovative Fonta Flora Brewery, the gourmet Happy Valley Filling Station, and City Walk, a brewery in a revitalized pawn shop. For more information, the Burke County Tourism Development Authority can be contacted. […]

Events from the Destination Magazine™

Wheels Through Time Museum Roars Back To Life For The 2024 Season! 

Rev up your engines and pencil in April 4th for some nostalgic vroom at Maggie Valley’s Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum. Celebrate American motorcycle history, chuckle at staff tales, and glimpse pristine hogs like the ’47 Knucklehead. If you’re feeling lucky, grab a raffle ticket—you might just ride away with vintage gold! […]


Sip & Explore: Your Guide To The Surry Wine Passport

Embark on a spirited adventure with the Surry Wine Passport in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley. For $120-$195, savor tastings at 12 wineries and 4 breweries, relish discounts on lodging and dining, and explore local flavors until March 31st, 2024. A journey of discovery and cheer awaits, with even a tasting at Mayberry Spirits! Cheers to creating unforgettable memories with every pour. […]