Tag Archives: North Carolina

Great Ice Cream Places in US to Cool Off. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Great Ice Cream Places in US to Cool Off

This article lists some great ice cream places around the United States. I included my favorite ice cream place and suggestions from some travel writer friends. These are merely suggestions—a starting point—and I encourage you to explore the local ice cream scene wherever you live and visit. Let me know what you discover and like. […]

Fun Places to Visit in Fayetteville NC. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Great Things to Do in Fayetteville NC

Fort Bragg is prominent in Fayetteville North Carolina as is a prevalent military vibe; Fort Bragg is home to the elite airborne and special ops of the US Army. There is a lot of testosterone there but I also discovered some fun and cool things to do in Fayetteville NC. Located just off of I-95, […]

Amazing Places to Eat in Wilmington NC. The Peppered Cupcake. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Amazing Places to Eat in Wilmington NC

It really makes sense that there are amazing places to eat in Wilmington NC (North Carolina). Wilmington began as a port city in 1739, resulting in exotic foods and people arriving from around the world. People came and went all the time, bringing fresh spices and methods and creating ever-evolving cuisines and lifestyles. Resulting from […]

great places to eat in Charlotte, North Carolina. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

8 Great Places to Eat in Charlotte North Carolina

After a couple of visits to Charlotte, North Carolina, I am astonished by the culinary scene and will return often to research more food epicness. Here are some great places to eat in Charlotte North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order. This is just a sampling from the hundreds of great places to eat in Charlotte, […]

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Road Trip Travel: Summer Foods

Some vivid highlights of summer revolve around glorious road trips and delicious summer foods. Below are some amazing summer foods—from ice cream to incredible BBQ and fluffy biscuits—experienced on McCool Travel road trips—from Massachusetts to Virginia to Tennessee and North Carolina. Road Trip Travel: Summer Foods   This biscuit was practically a meal in itself, but, […]

Fun Places to Kayak in US by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Fun Places to Kayak in US

Pretty much any place with water is a great place to kayak. While I have always loved kayaking, I have been finding more kayaking opportunities lately. Here are a few fun places to kayak in US, a couple of which really surprised me! Delaware Many people think of Delaware as a section of I-95 during road trips between New York […]

things to do in Durham North Carolina. Article and photo by Charles McCool for McCool Travel.

Fantastic Things to Do in Durham North Carolina: Art, Baseball, Craft Beer, and More

Durham North Carolina inspires visitors and residents alike with a vibrant scene of arts, local cuisine and craft beverages, historic preservation and recognition. It is home to a top university, which adds a youthful vibe, but there are so many other things to do in Durham. Let’s go explore! Durham CVB recently hosted Julie and I […]

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Outer Banks Lodging: Luxury Resort or Home Rental

The Outer Banks (OBX) is a series of barrier islands on the North Carolina coast, with some of USA’s most popular beaches. Activities are plentiful, including Kitty Hawk—site of the Wright Brothers first flight. OBX is a popular destination for weddings, family reunions, and group vacations. Outer Banks Lodging Two luxurious Outer Banks lodging options to consider are a […]