Newsletter: Feb 5, 2023

Included in this issue… Free tickets for VIP subscribers, a free extract of the Winter issue of Carolina Traveler Magazine, great museum options in the new Museum Central section, a 3-day weekend in Charleston that celebrates the contributions of African Americans, and a host of romantic getaways.

BBQ festival features the festival logo, a whole-hog BBQ, an inflatable pink pig and baconVIP — Free Ticket Update

It’s time to get Smokin’! The 5th Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival is returning to downtown Wilmington Riverfront at the Live Oak Bank Pavilion. It features a great day of beer sippin', bourbon tastin', music listenin' and barbeque eatin'. Your FREE ticket gets you a souvenir glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Enjoy whole-hog BBQ, seminars in the Tasting Theater, rock out to bands playing all day on the Main Stage, browse brewerania, hot sauces and BBQ accessories. There will also be a Gaming Area with lots of fun games!

General admission tickets (if you're not a VIP subscriber) start at $39. VIPs — watch for an email from Carolina Traveler with instructions to claim tickets. Learn more about the Wilmington Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival.


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Daniel Observatory on the cover of the Winter 2023 issue of Carolina Traveler MagazineCarolina Traveler Magazine, Winter 2023

Check out the Daniel Observatory at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, SC. It looks high-tech (and it is), but it's also open to the public! Read about fantastic planetariums and observatories — right here in the Carolinas — in the winter issue. Subscribers can click to access the full Carolina Traveler Winter 2023 issue.

Not a subscriber? Flip through this extract

We're happy to share select content from the winter issue. In this limited extract, you'll see sponsored content and stories we have published elsewhere.


Museum Central

Don't let winter weather spoil your plans! Get out and explore the many captivating museums in the Carolinas. From dinosaur bones to modern art, there's something for everyone – no matter what you're into! Click to see the museums featured in Museum Central.


Follow the Wrought Iron Road

Take a unique 3-day tour through Charleston that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of generations of African Americans. Gain a new perspective of Holy City, from the first Memorial Day to the garden gates, a crabbing lesson and plenty of food.


A couple looks forward to their romantic getaway

Romantic Getaway Destinations

Lovebirds, if you're looking for a romantic vacation that'll make Cupid proud, the Carolinas are calling your name! Whether you and yours prefer pampering yourselves in luxurious spas or snuggling up secluded beachside cabins – the Carolinas have just what love needs. Make this getaway one to remember with all there is to explore from our two special states!

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