From Scotch bonnets and sand dollars to sea glass and shark teeth, North Carolina is a beachcomber’s paradise.
10 Dock & Dine Restaurants on the Carolina Coast
After a day on the water, boaters step off the dock and into these waterfront restaurants for savory seafood, ice-cold drinks, and some of the best views on the coast.
The Lure of Rod & Reel
Although Holden Beach has grown over the past 50 years, not much is different in this Brunswick County community. Really. Even less has changed at The Rod & Reel Shop, which has become an unofficial welcome center for vacationers — complete with worms.
Sea Monkeys, Sand Dollars, & Wild Dunes
The Holden Beach island vacations of childhood are still there, if you know where to look.
Beyond the Beach: Brunswick Islands
Chances are, one of our southern barrier islands — Bald Head, Oak, Holden, Ocean Isle, or Sunset — has been your beach for years. Look beyond the sand and surf, and you’ll find charming villages, acres of nature, and signature fried seafood, generations in the making.