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The Johnston County Visitors Bureau BLOG is published weekly with news and feature articles on visiting the county.

Ashby Brame is a Johnston County native who lived all over the state of North Carolina from mountains to coast, before settling back in JoCo. She loves sharing the ways in which this county is evolving into a fun visitor destination and an awesome place to call home. Ashby hopes her blogs about history, hospitality, delicious food, beer, and moonshine encourage people near and far to give JoCo a try.

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A native of Ohio, Karen and her family moved to Johnston County in 2001. Not here long enough to be "locals," but long enough to become southern, she enjoys everything Johnston County has to offer: the outdoor experience, close knit communities and local establishments that take pride in being part of this community. Of course, proximity to both the beach and the mountains makes living in Johnston County a great place to call home.

She writes about family travel for a number of publications and travels extensively across the United States to discover hidden gems, experience agri-tourism and eco-tourism and share her passion for economical family travel. To learn more about the places she's been or how to travel better for less, visit her site at http://familytravelsonabudget.com.

Beer Wine & Shine Trail

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Travel around the county to four award-winning wineries, two breweries and get a taste of brandy along the way!  Receive a Free $30 coupon book when you complete the trail.

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Meeting Planners

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Johnston County offers conveniently located and affordable conference facilities for meetings, reunions, and unique destination weddings sites.  Why not select a historic home or horse farm for your next event?

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Group Tour Operators

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Groups have discovered exits along I-40 and I-95 for outlet shopping, music theatre, museums and heritage sites.  Call today for custom itinerary planning.

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Hotel Packages

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We have created several special hotel packages including a Girlfriends Getaway for outlet shopping, we know you need a break and great deals on shoes!  Click here to book your getaway today.

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