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.
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.