Monday, February 20, 2012

Our State mag unveils new travel N.C. mobile phone app

From a press release:

Smartphone users have a new digital tool to help them discover and explore the Tar Heel state as Our State magazine, North Carolina's long- time source of travel information and stories, launches a new app called TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA.

Perfect for North Carolina residents looking to travel or for visitors from out of state, the app is free to download for Apple and Google Android devices. It comes pre-loaded more than 1,000 points of interest around the state, organized by region of the state into themed tours and categories. Other features include:

  • Easy-to-use navigation, organized by region of North Carolina.
  • Turn-by-turn GPS directions to all points of interest.
  • Clickable addresses, phone numbers, and websites for easy planning
  • Photos, videos, and social media links for selected points of interest.
  • Themed tours including attractions, historical sites, lighthouses, museums, national and state parks, outdoor adventures, shopping, and more.

· Statewide tours like "Breakfast in North Carolina" and the "North Carolina Food Tour" inspired by Our State magazine content.

TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA is available for download in the App Store and Android Market.
Details are available at

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