A DOG-FRIENDLY DAY GUIDE 

Bring man’s best friend along on any adventure you have! Whether you’re eating, drinking, or playing we’ll take you to the hottest dog-friendly spots around Goldsboro-Wayne County where you and fido will have a barking good time.

DRINK LIKE A LOCAL: CRAFT BEER

From taprooms to bottle shop, to microbreweries and barcades, Goldsboro-Wayne County is all about that craft beer life. Take on this bar crawl and learn what it’s like to drink like a local here.

50 THINGS TO DO IN WAYNE COUNTY

Explore the endless possibilities of adventure in Goldsboro-Wayne County. From history that dates back to the American Revolution, to a cuisine scene from around the world. 

DRINK LIKE A LOCAL: COCKTAILS

Let us kickstart your weekend with a guide to craft cocktails in Goldsboro-Wayne County. From high-end and artisanal, to the timeless classics we know and love, these spots have it.

MAKE YOUR NEXT TRIP EXTRAORDINARY

Nestled in the heart of eastern NC between Raleigh and the coast, we are a destination with rich culture and heritage. Our heritage has deep military and agricultural roots. And, let’s not forget to mention our legendary BBQ! We sum up ourselves with 3 Ps: pigs, pickles, and planes!

We are the proud home to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, one of the best (and oldest!) fighter communities in the world, Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, award-winning historic downtown, NC Pickle Festival and Wings Over Wayne Air Show (NC’s largest free air show).

Our county is located on the NC Barbeque Society Historic Trail and the Mountains To Sea Trail, which is the perfect blend. Because after you eat the best BBQ of your life and wash it down with sweet tea or craft beer, you’re going to thank us for having a way to burn it all off!

Live music downtown, farm tours, craft beer, boutique shops, signature restaurants, F-15E Strike Eagles soaring across the sky (no big deal!)…there are so many things to do in Goldsboro-Wayne County! Come and experience a destination like no other.
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THE FLY & FRESH AGRIVENTURE TRAIL

Looking for a way to connect with the outdoors? Want to eat the freshest foods, produce, and to support local businesses? Interested in learning about farms, local wildlife and the environment?

SUPPORT DIVERSITY

This trail features some of the incredible and diverse voices throughout Wayne County.

AGRITOURISM

Support local farms through tours, u-pick produce, and checking out seasonal events. 

FIELD-TO-TABLE DINING

Eat sustainably local and fresh with these restaurants, from the field to your plate. 

ARTISANAL & FRESH SHOPS

Take the experience home with you by shopping for locally produced food and crafts.

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GUIDES & STORIES

Discover Goldsboro-Wayne County by letting us be your guide. From outdoor adventure to living your best foodie life, we have a guide for you.

A TO Z Food Tour

Come along and join us on a food tour that will take you A to Z of the top places to eat throughout Wayne County, from barbecue to Peruvian, Korean, Thai, Mexican, and more.

15 Totally Fly Free
things to do

Free adventure is always the best adventure! Goldsboro-Wayne County has tons of unique things to do that will keep you frugal, while having fun.

A ROMANTIC GETAWAY GUIDE

Get closer, bond more and enjoy the romance of being on vacation with your significant other or spouse with our guide to romance in Goldsboro-Wayne County! Customize your trip with what you love.

Eat Like A Local: Breakfast

Oh breakfast food, you hold a special place in everyone’s heart. Come spend your morning exploring these community staples for breakfast all around Goldsboro-Wayne County. 

Barbecue in Goldsboro, NC is so good I found myself undeniably drawn in with each diverse location we visited and each bite I took.

SOMETIMES HOME, BLOG

Check out the food “all the locals know about” or get an inside look at Seymour-Johnson AFB. There’s so much to see and do just an hour away from the Raleigh-Durham Triangle.

WRAL OUT & ABOUT

It’s got a small-town feel, but this place packs a punch in the arts, history, and food. And honestly these are just the start of what you’ll find here.

NC TRIPPING, BLOG

Goldsboro is like a tune that you want to hum again and again. Stop in for a visit and add your own melody into the mix. You’ll be glad you did.

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