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Travel to What Feels Like a Private Island

Enjoy an experience akin to visiting a private island. Located in the coastal town of Swansboro, and a part of Hammocks Beach State Park, Huggins Island is 225 acres of undeveloped land. Explore the scenery by kayak, canoe or paddleboard.

Experience 'Dirty Dancing' in North Carolina

"Dirty Dancing," the iconic movie that catapulted actors Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey to superstardom, was filmed largely in Lake Lure and celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. A television remake, shot in the Hendersonville area, airs May 24 on ABC.

Enjoy Family Fun Month on Beech Mountain

The town of Beech Mountain is offering organized fun for your family every day in June. Go on guided hikes and chairlift rides, take mountain biking lessons, watch a movie under the stars, visit Linville Caverns; plus, the Land of Oz is opening up for Friday tours.

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