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Scott Mason is the Tar Heel Traveler. His feature series debuted in 2007 and airs Monday-Thursday at 5:55 p.m. on WRAL-TV, Raleigh, and on WRAL.com. He also hosts 30-minute Tar Heel Traveler specials each quarter.
Scott has written four books about his fun Tar Heel Traveler adventures: Tar Heel Traveler: Journeys Across North Carolina (2010), Tar Heel Traveler Eats: Food Journeys Across North Carolina (2014), Faith and Air: The Miracle List (2016), and the newly released Tar Heel Traveler: New Journeys Across North Carolina (2019)
Scott Mason adds to his Tar Heel Traveler book collection with Tar Heel Traveler: New Journeys Across North Carolina.
In his charming style, Scott Mason tells amusing stories behind his most memorable stories. Every story has a backstory!
Hot off the press! Tar Heel Traveler: New Journeys Across North Carolina.
Bring Home the Tar Heel Traveler
“A journey is a person in itself. No two are alike. We do not take a trip. A trip takes us.”
- John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley
As the Tar Heel Traveler, I have journeyed many miles across North Carolina, and I’m always amazed at what I find — the fascinating places and colorful characters. I tell those stories Monday through Thursdays at 5:55 p.m. on WRAL-TV. I also write about them in my first book, Tar Heel Traveler: Journeys Across North Carolina.
I like to stop and eat when I travel — there's nothing better than a good, down-home restaurant. I chronicle mom-and-pop classics in my second book, Tar Heel Traveler Eats: Food Journeys Across North Carolina.
Faith and Air: The Miracle List is my third book—fascinating stories of people who told me of miracles they experienced. It is also an inspirational memoir.
\Whew! That’s a lot of writing—and traveling. But I love doing both. I even found time to write a fourth book: Tar Heel Traveler: New Journeys Across North Carolina, which is filled with more great stories from the road—and amusing stories behind the stories!
My books celebrate North Carolina, and what a wonderful state to explore. Aren’t we lucky to live in such a beautiful place? There’s a pleasant surprise around every bend!
Scott Mason is The Tar Heel Traveler.