St Jude's Chapel of Hope in Trust, NC, near Asheville - The 12-foot-by-14-foot structure is full of charm. It's made of cedar and the chapel has stained-glass windows, four small pews, a prayer bench, a shrine to St. Jude, and even a bell in the belfry. A Bible sits open on the bench.
North Carolina: New Bern The stately Tryon Palace (which was originally the governor's mansion) is a landmark in this smallish town of about 30,000. No less interesting is the antiques shipping in the region, including New Bern Antiques, which is the largest antique and collectibles mall in Eastern North Carolina. WALTE BIBIKOW