Weymouth Center

555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines, NC. 910-692-6261. 1920s Georgian mansion located on 24 acres with extensive gardens, arts and humanities activities. This former home of author James Boyd is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also home... more details

West Point on the Eno City Park

5101 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC. Features a reconstructed 1778 working gristmill, McCown-Magnum House built in the 1880s, Hugh Mangrum Museum of Photography, re-creation of a 19th-century blacksmith shop, hiking trails and amphitheater. Site of Festival... more details

The Penn House

342 Maple Ave., Reidsville, NC. 336-349-1099. Magnificent 12,500-sq.-ft. Colonial home located on 3.5 acres of beautifully landscaped lawn. Tours on request; call ahead for information. Free.... more details

Tarboro Historic District National Recreation Trail

Two-mile trail beginning at the Blount-Bridgers House. Stroll by structures representing Colonial, antebellum and Victorian architectural periods. Significant historic sites are the Pender Museum, the Town Common, the Cotton Press Complex, Calvary Church and churchyard, and the National Main Street... more details

Tannenbaum Historic Park

2200 New Garden Rd., Greensboro, NC. 336-545-5315. This seven-acre park was the 18th-century farmstead of Joseph Hoskins. Hoskins served the Guilford County community as a constable, tax collector and as sheriff. The Colonial Heritage Center offers a variety of exhibits... more details

Salisbury Historic District

215 Depot St., Salisbury, NC. 704-636-0103. The 30-square-block area consists of downtown Salisbury and the West Square residential district. This National Register of Historic Places district includes the Dr. Josephus Hall House, which was built in 1820 as the Salisbury... more details

Roxboro Uptown Historical Walking Tour

Main St., Roxboro, NC. 336-598-0918. rudc@esinc.net. Tour the historical district in uptown Roxboro, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. See varying styles of architecture and the history museum. Free.... more details

Pittsboro Historic District & Antique Walk

Pittsboro, NC 919-542-3603, 800-316-3829. Recently added to the National Register of Historic Places, the district stretches beyond the original four-block center of the town. It includes Chatham Mills, the Patrick St. Lawrence House, the Pittsboro Community House, the county courthouse,... more details

Pisgah Covered Bridge

6925 Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd., Asheboro, NC. 336-626-0364, 800-626-2672. Historic covered bridge (circa 1910), one of only two in North Carolina. Hiking trails, picnic tables and parking available. Free.... more details