Don't Pass Us By!A hand holds a full bucket of strawberries up to the camera at Smith's Nursery in Benson, NC.

    Johnston County is a destination located "just outside the city", only 30 minutes east of Raleigh, and convenient for visitors traveling through NC at the crossroads of I-95 and I-40! Be sure to #VisitJoCo!

    Our rich history, outlet shopping at Carolina Premium Outlets, recreationagritourism, and emerging culinary scene are just a few reasons to stop and stay a while...don't pass us by! 

    Events are back in JoCo and our event calendar continues to fill-up as warm weather returns. In addition, April and May are strawberry season in Johnston County with multiple family farms in the area welcoming families to pick-their-own right out of the field. 


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    Tuesday, April 26, 2022 12:00 PM

    The Johnston County Visitors Bureau recently started working with the North Carolina Bound program. It is a platform that connects travelers with the JCVB, and some of our lodging partners, to share…

    Old North State Food Hall Updates

    Thursday, March 24, 2022 11:00 AM

    In 2019 we brought you this blog from Randy Capps of Johnston Now, about the brand new food hall coming to Exit 97 off I-95. The food hall was the beginning of a larger plan by Eastfield Crossing…

    301 Endless Yard Sale in Year 10

    Tuesday, April 12, 2022 9:00 AM

    This year’s 301 Endless Yard Sale is June 17th and 18th. Founded in Selma and now hosted by a variety of towns located along US 301 in the counties of Johnston, Halifax, Wilson, Nash, and Harnett,…

    Discover JoCo's Murals

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021 2:00 PM

    The many downtowns throughout Johnston County have an impressive and growing collection of mural art by local and regional artists. Some simply gorgeous to look at and some interactive in a way that…

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