If you launch a toy boat into the Roanoke River at Wasena Park and it somehow floats over the lake dams of the piedmont, your little boat would bob through Roanoke Rapids and Halifax County, North Carolina, on the final leg of its journey to the sea. This other Roanoke Valley owes everything to the Roanoke River, its history-minded citizens say.
WELDON — Paddlers will soon take to the Roanoke River, down a stretch of more than nine miles, in the eighth annual Roanoke River Ramble.
Tickets are now available for the event, and proceeds will help support activities and use of the Roanoke River.
Halifax County, North Carolina has 15 certified Monarch Butterfly Waystation Habitats. They are located in Halifax, Littleton, Roanoke Rapids, Scotland Neck, Tillery and Weldon.
No trip to North Carolina is complete without experiencing eastern North Carolina barbecue. Just off I-95 at exit 173 in Halifax County, NC, you will discover the mecca of this time-honored tradition.
Long known for its agricultural production, Halifax County is now booming with restaurants making connections with local farmers. “We were ‘farm-to-table’ before it was a trend,” said David Watson, owner and chef of local hot spot ’davids restaurant.
At Medoc Mountain, the urban refuge, find tranquility and a chance to embrace the outdoors and explore nature.
The Roanoke Canal Trail is a beautiful seven and a half mile nature and history trail that follows the bed and towpath of the former Roanoke Navigation Canal.
Music, theater, museums, history, agriculture and shopping draw visitors to America’s Main Street, the I-95 corridor.
Halifax County, NC is located off of Interstate 95! It is the perfect place to stop by for a few days and experience good-old-fashioned southern living. What does this beautiful county on the border of Virginia have to offer?
Explore historic sites, bait your hook to catch striped bass during keeper season, or experience the world’s largest collection of waterfowl when you visit Halifax County in the springtime.
Plan a weeklong vacation in Halifax County, N.C. and you’ll be surprised by how much you can do!
Close your eyes and imagine Halifax County, NC, nearly 250 years ago, tall trees, rolling hills and new settlers eager to stretch their wings from the tyranny of British rule. It all began here in Halifax County on April 12, 1776, when citizens of Halifax were the first to declare their independence from England.
There’s nothing like sitting outside under a RV’s canopy with a fresh cup of coffee while bacon and eggs are cooking on the grill.
Calling all air boarding enthusiasts (or wannabes) - Lake Gaston has a ride for you! Pro wakeboarder Adam Fields is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of AF Wake with a new location in Littleton.
Visit The Landing Zone at Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck, Halifax County, NC, a free-flight aviary where parakeets land on your shoulders and eat from your hands.
Lake Gaston is a 20,000-acre lake with more than 350 miles of shoreline offering a wide variety of water sports, including wake surfing and wake boarding schools, boating, fishing and vacation home rentals.
Situated on the fall line, a granite shelf where the elevation changes more than 100 feet over a nine-mile span, which is what creates the rapids at Weldon, N.C., sits the beautiful Roanoke River.
Did you know Halifax is home of the Halifax Resolves — the first official action for independence by any colony in 1776?
The rapids in Halifax County’s section of the Roanoke River in Northeast North Carolina brim with rockfish, also known as striped bass or stripers.