Delightful Experiences Await you in JoCo!

    Howell Theater at night in Historic Smithfield, 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! 

    Make plans for a weekend trip to experience all we have to offer. Book a hotel stay, camping trip, or alternative lodging arrangements.

    Stay warm in JoCo this winter! Travel along our coffee trail, shop cozy sweaters at our locally-owned boutiques, and enjoy family-friendly indoor activities!


    Ava Coffee Blend Released
    Graphic Ava Gardner Signature Coffee

    The Ava Gardner Trust, in collaboration with Breakfast at Dominique’s, is thrilled to announce the debut of the Officially Licensed Ava Gardner Signature Coffee Blend.... READ MORE

    New Johnston County Museum

    New Heritage Center exhibit showcasing several items

    There are a lot of new and wonderful things happening with the Johnston County Heritage Center. Visit the new museum in an all-new space with 5,000 sqft of exhibits.... READ MORE

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