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9 Oct 2018

The 9 best haunted houses near Raleigh-Durham to scare you this Halloween

North Carolina Haunted Houses near Raleigh Durham
Halloween is the holiday of haunts and North Carolina’s historic farms and backwoods are the perfect setting to transform your nightmares into real scares. The cities, farms and woods around Raleigh-Durham, in particular, are home to everything from haunted forest trails and monster-filled corn mazes to immersive theatrical experiences and even one terrifying Halloween escape room. So, if you’re looking for scares this season, you’ve come to the right place. Explore the haunted houses and experiences below and see if you can make it through the more than 40 attractions available at these bone-chilling destinations.   Haunted Forest at Panic Point Get directions | Buy tickets Labeled North Carolina’s best haunted house, Haunted Forest at Panic Point offers six individual haunted attractions which...
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26 Jun 2018

The 19 best farmers’ markets in Charlotte and the surrounding areas [interactive map]

Charlotte Farmers Markets
When it comes to fresh produce, baked goods, meat — well, any food really — there’s no debating that locally sourced products just taste better! And in the Charlotte area, there are more than a few options for shopping local. Our region boasts an abundance of farmers’ markets, each one serving as a gathering place for friends and neighbors, a fun weekend activity, and a one-stop shop for your weekly groceries. Some markets focus solely on produce and baked goods from local vendors, but others offer clothing, flowers, art and more! You can even find international flavors and specialty items at almost all of the local markets — in short, all of the items you need to make your meals...
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