The North Carolina Coast Travel Guide
Plan Your The North Carolina Coast Vacation
Three hundred miles of breathtaking barrier islands make North Carolina's coastline a beach lover's dream. White sands and pristine waters, lighthouses, and all sorts of wonderful vacation homes mark the shore. Athletes, history buffs, anglers, shoppers, and children find plenty do here, but snoozing along the quiet shore is just as appealing.
Hundreds of rental properties are available. Small beach cottages can be had, but increasingly so-called sand... read more
Raw bars serve oysters and clams on the half shell; some seafood houses sell each day's local catch, be it tuna, wahoo,... read more
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Water, water everywhere: Surfers delight in Cape Hatteras's formidable waves. Kayakers and boaters prefer the Crystal Coast's... Read more
"Endless beaches" is hardly an overstatement when it comes to North Carolina's coast. From the north end's Outer Banks to the Central... Read more
A flashing beacon in the distance marks one of North Carolina's "mighty seven" lighthouses that still guide mariners along the state's... Read more
North Carolina's coast is a string of stunning barrier islands with long, two-lane roads and hidden gems that beg exploration. The most... Read more
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... Read more
There seems to be an unspoken competition among miniature golf courses to come up with the most outrageous themes and outlandish decor.... Read more
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