U.S. 70 West Loop to I-40 East to Close Permanently

NCDOT plans to close the U.S. 70 West loop to I-40 East permanently starting July 6... Details

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    Canoes at Howell Woods Lake in Four Oaks, NC.The Triangle Region of North Carolina is rich with area museums in Raleigh, the State Capital, heritage sites in Durham, science and sports museums in Chapel Hill and visitors will find many options in JoCo, too!  Johnston County is located just 30 minutes east of the Research Triangle Park Region along US HWY 70 and Interstate 40. Click to request a guide or download guides here.

    We invite your family to explore the Civil War history at Bentonville Battlefield, our agritourism heritage at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum or our connection to Hollywood at the Ava Gardner Museum located in Downtown Smithfield.  What a great field trip or day trip to see what lies outside the Triangle, just minutes away.

    We have put together several fun trail map itineraries to help visitors plan a great day in JoCo!

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