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Historic places, including Halifax, Bentonville, and Smithfield, lay on the course of I-95.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 12, May 1992, p30-35, il, map
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Containing excerpts from the diary of Reverend Calvin H. Wiley, D.D., this article offers readers a glimpse into the dangers and discomforts confronting the traveler of the 1870s and 1880s in North Carolina and other southern states.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 28 Issue 8, Sept 1960, p13, 35, il
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In 1954, passports were issued to 5,642 North Carolinians, which is an increase of over 300 percent of foreign travel over the last five years. And according to the World Travel Service of Charlotte, the sort of North Carolinian that is traveling is the housewife. The easing of world tensions, travel restrictions in many countries, increased cross-Atlantic sailings and flights, and the urge to see the world are all prompting North Carolinians to travel abroad.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 12, Nov 1955, p31-33, f
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Asheville's new and unusual visitor attraction, the Colburn Mineral Museum, was started with the collection of the late Burnham S. Colburn totaling over 500 pieces. Now housing more than 2,000 minerals, the collection features many stones native to North Carolina, including Hiddenite, a rare mineral found only in Alexandria County. Among the oddities of stones is a piece of flexible sandstone able to bend at an angle.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Oct 1961, p28-29
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24420
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This article discusses how businesses lower travel costs when travelling for sales meetings. Employees fly economy, choose cheaper red eye flights, or drive long distances.
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The North Carolina China Council organized a traveling exhibit entitled 'North Carolina's \"China Connection.\"' The council, with headquarters at UNC-Chapel Hill, highlighted North Carolinians' travels to China between the 1840s and 1940s.
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27165
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Richmond, Virginia is a charming southern city to visit, and just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Durham, North Carolina. Like Raleigh, Richmond has the same downtown revitalization happening, with new breweries, art galleries, and shops. It also used to be the seat of the Confederacy, so the city has an old, interesting history.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p19-20, il Periodical Website
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Situated on the other side of the Appalachian Mountains, is Knoxville, Tennessee, a five-hour drive from the Triangle. The city is suffused with country music history, and in some ways, is similar to Durham in that it was a once-bustling Southern industrial hub that remains on the rebound.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p17-18, il Periodical Website
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29578
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The host to this summer’s America’s Cup, Bermuda is gearing up for a new generation of travelers. Bermuda is a small archipelago, located about six hundred miles off the North Carolina coast. This article provides a description of the island, travel guide, and advice on flights from Charlotte to Bermuda.
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While traveling to Mexico and Guatemala, the author remarked upon the convergence of old and new in the cities, from the ancient Mayans, to the present.
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A combination of work and pleasure has long been offered by businesses to improve company productivity. What is newer is resorts creating the synthesis of work and pleasure now labeled as bleisure. The new version of an established business practice can be defined as employees experiencing the city’s local flavor through resorts amenities and services, in addition to engaging in team building initiatives.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 3, March 2018, p78, 81-82, 84, 86, 88 Periodical Website