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Coastal Region, North Carolina

Warmed by the Gulf Stream, the North Carolina Coast is a sunny place filled with pristine beaches, giant sand dunes (including Jockey's Ridge, the highest along the East Coast) and wetlands filled with wildlife and a variety of plants. The defining characteristic of the area is the Outer Banks, a chain of fragile barrier islands - 130 miles of unspoiled coastline surrounded by 900 square miles of water.

The area is also full of history dating back to the 16th century and includes the historic lighthouses (including the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, which at 208 feet is the tallest brick lighthouse in the nation). The city of Wilmington is a major US seaport. And, in 1903 the Wright Brothers ushered in the era of flight at Kitty Hawk.

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Graystone Inn

An historic landmark and one of the most elegant structures in Wilmington, the inn has recently undergone extensive renovations and has been returned to its original "turn-of-the-century grandeur" under the ownership of innkeepers Rich and Marcia Moore. Originally ""The Bridgers Mansion,"

Wilmington, NC Historic Homes

Currituck County Historic Jail

Next to the Currituck County Courthouse sits the original Currituck Jail. This jail was built after receiving legislative permission in 1767, burned down in 1808, then was rebuilt in 1857 and is one of the four oldest jails in North Carolina. The jail is a Jacobean brick building 32' X 20'

Currituck, NC Pioneer History

Carolina Artist Studio Gallery

Carolina Artist Studio Gallery is a a 501(c)3 non-profit cooperative gallery located at the corner of 8th and Evans Streets near the Morehead City waterfront. The gallery's mission is to promote art education and appreciation.

Morehead City, NC Art Galleries

Historic Murfreesboro

Twelve-block historic district, listed on National Register of Historic Places. Murfreesboro has significant properties dating to the 1700

Murfreesboro, NC Museums

Croatan National Forest

This coastal national forest contains 159,000

New Bern, NC Parks

Players Club at St. James Plantation, The

The Players Club is the third 18 hole golf course at St. James Plantation. The fairways consist of 419 Bermuda grass and L93

Southport, NC Golf Courses

Historic Hope Plantation

Hope Plantation is located in southern Bertie County on the edge of Roquist Pocosin, four miles west of Windsor, adjacent to NC Highway 308. It was a grant in the 1720

Windsor, NC Historic Homes



Holland's Shelter Creek Outdoor Adventure

Stay in one of the ten cabins or at one of the full hook-up RV sites at Holland'

Burgaw, NC Businesses



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