A couple turned their passion for agriculture and love of North Carolina into Mike's Farm, a holiday destination for families across the state.
Onslow County: From the Country to the Coast
From a shelling expedition on Bear Island to a dinner cruise on the New River, you’ll want to incorporate these six adventures into your vacation.
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.
The Women Pilots of WWII
At Camp Davis in Onslow County, members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots played an integral role during World War II, and proved that women belong in the cockpit.
Saltwater Grill Serves Seafood by the Water
Whether you arrive by car or by boat, this laid-back restaurant in downtown Swansboro will fill your plate with seafood, and your heart with a love of the water.
Yana’s Ye Olde Drug Store Restaurant
In Swansboro, the locals know just the place to get some sugar.
The Story of the Swing Bridge at Surf City
At least four generations of travelers have crossed the swing bridge that connects mainland North Carolina to Topsail Island. After so many people and so many years, the bridge has become a landmark. It marks a vacation’s beginning and end. It’s wonderfully out of step. It has a lot of character. And soon, it may be gone.
North Carolina Seafood Tour Part 2: Crystal Coast
This stretch of our North Carolina Seafood Tour takes you from Swansboro to Cedar Island, and makes five mouthwatering stops along the 75 mile-route.
North Carolina Seafood Tour Part 3: Outer Banks
Travel from Ocracoke Island to Duck and taste some of the most delicious seafood North Carolina has to offer.