The North Carolina Coast Travel Guide


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The North Carolina Coast Hotels

Hundreds of rental properties are available. Small beach cottages can be had, but increasingly so-called sand castles—large multistory homes—suit more

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The North Carolina Coast Restaurants

Raw bars serve oysters and clams on the half shell; some seafood houses sell each day's local catch, be it tuna, wahoo, mahi, mackerel, shrimp, or more


The North Carolina Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Water, water everywhere: Surfers delight in Cape Hatteras's formidable waves. Kayakers and boaters prefer the Crystal Coast's sleepy estuaries... Read more

  • North Carolina Beaches

    "Endless beaches" is hardly an overstatement when it comes to North Carolina's coast. From the north end's Outer Banks to the Central Coast's... Read more

  • North Carolina Lighthouses

    A flashing beacon in the distance marks one of North Carolina's "mighty seven" lighthouses that still guide mariners along the state's treacherous... Read more

  • Day Trip: North Carolina Coastal Drive

    North Carolina's coast is a string of stunning barrier islands with long, two-lane roads and hidden gems that beg exploration. The most relaxing... Read more

  • North Carolina's Pirates

    North Carolina's coast was a magnet for marauding sea dogs during the Golden Age of Piracy, a period in the first quarter of the 18th century... Read more

  • Mini-Golf

    There seems to be an unspoken competition among miniature golf courses to come up with the most outrageous themes and outlandish decor. Trams... Read more

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