12 Things No One Tells You About Surviving A North Carolina Winter

North Carolina has officially experienced its first snowfall of the season, and even if you didn’t get to see the flakes…you’ve more than likely had a few bitterly cold days that make you say, “Ok, it’s officially winter.” While everyone has their season of choice, North Carolina winters aren’t that terrible. Sure, it’s pitch black by 6 p.m. and maybe we all have a case of the winter blues from time to time, but as someone who has survived over 20 North Carolina winters, I can say it’s not that bad. It’s really quite fun if you just follow these 12 suggestions.

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Winter can be really awesome here – the biggest secret is to just give it a chance and have fun! Embrace the cold weather while it lasts. What are some ways you survive winter in North Carolina?

Another great part about winter in NC is snow sports. If you’re not planning to hop on a snowboard or a pair of skis, you must visit this amazing snow tubing area.