The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 20, 2012

Our State Magazine Launches NEW Travel App

Smartphone users discover where to go and what to do in North Carolina.

Monday, February 20, 2012 — Greensboro, N.C February 20, 2012 - Smartphone users have a new digital tool to help them discover and explore the Tar Heel state as Our State magazine, North Carolina's long- time source of travel information and stories, launches a new app called TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA.

Perfect for North Carolina residents looking to travel or for visitors from out of state, the app is free to download for Apple and Google Android devices. It comes pre-loaded more than 1,000 points of interest around the state, organized by region of the state into themed tours and categories. Other features include:

    Easy-to-use navigation, organized by region of North Carolina.

    Turn-by-turn GPS directions to all points of interest.

    Clickable addresses, phone numbers, and websites for easy planning

    Photos, videos, and social media links for selected points of interest.

    Themed tours including attractions, historical sites, lighthouses, museums, national and state parks, outdoor adventures, shopping, and more.

    Statewide tours like "Breakfast in North Carolina" and the "North Carolina Food Tour"

    inspired by Our State magazine content.  

TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA is available for download in the App Store and Android Market.

Details are available at

Our State magazine is North Carolina's premier statewide magazine devoted to travel, history, people and places. Published since 1933, Our State showcases North Carolina through stunning photography and powerful storytelling and is the perfect source of information for those who've lived here all their lives or for those looking to visit. Today, Our State magazine has subscribers in every state and in 31 different foreign countries. For more information, visit or call (800) 948-1409.

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