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On North Carolina’s glorious “Golf Coast,” manicured courses and beautiful beaches set the stage for a first-rate golf vacation.
Hike or go horseback riding, ride a bike through the countryside or rock climb, take a flatwater paddle — there’s plenty to do outdoors here.
For a breathtaking experience, spend some time biking in the North Carolina mountains when the seasons are changing or coming into bloom.
Whether you’re looking for a daring adventure or a more relaxing escape, this coastal region offers a backdrop of incredible beauty.
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This area is rich in culture, history and landscapes, and it honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey.
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Morehead City area
Whether you seek something secluded, active or just plain unspoiled, there are a number of beaches waiting for you and your family at the Crystal…
Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Ocracoke (14.07 mile)
Coffee, espresso, tea, smoothies, bagels and baked goods. FreeE Wi-Fi. Open 7am daily.
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Ocracoke (13.70 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The Island Inn has been serving the public since 1901. We have been featured in many publications including Southern Living, Cuisine, The Saturday ...
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Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
The Castle B&B is an 11-room B&B that serves a full country breakfast each morning to its guests. Guests also enjoy complimentary bicycles, an outd...
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