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What’s your JoCo vibe?

We’ve got the recs you need to plan a perfect fall getaway in Johnston County, NC.

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a couple picks grapes at Hinnant Winery

In addition to a plethora of restaurants, wineries such as Hinnant Winery dot the JoCo countryside.

Photo provided by Johnston County Visitors Bureau

Fall is the perfect time to travel — and Johnston County, NC (known as JoCo) has the scenery, activities, and culinary experiences to make a weekend with friends, the fam, or your honey memorable.

So what’s your vibe? Here are our recs for a weekend in JoCo (just ~2.5 hours away):

🍻 Craft beverage trail

Can’t get much better than the Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail, a first-of-its-kind North Carolina trail featuring tours, tastings, and more at eight craft bev locations (two wineries, four breweries, and two distilleries).

Pro tip: For a weekend getaway, snag the Sip & Stay Package.

🛍️ Shopping

Shop ‘til you drop in the Outlet Capital of North Carolina — or wander JoCo’s many historic main streets to peruse locally-owned shops.

🎥 A dose of history

See JoCo’s historic attractions that include the Ava Gardner Museum, Museum of Local History, and Tobacco Farm Life Museum.

🥾 Outdoor adventures

Kayaking, biking, or hiking? From river excursions to endless trails (and more), JoCo has it all.

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