Shaped By Sand & Sea

A summer camp, a beach resort, and a community retreat: Hammocks Beach State Park in Onslow County — and its epic, sugar-sand beach — inspired generations of teachers and their students. Now, it awaits rediscovery.

A Bigger Splash

Sure, lakes and swimming holes offer refreshing fun — but how many have a diving board? A new generation falls in love with the nostalgic charms of the neighborhood pool.