An old church bell rings, and an abandoned barrier island springs back to life. For those who make the biennial journey to this once-bustling shipping and fishing village, there’s comfort in the ritual of remembering.
A lifelong dream brought Dave Nelson to Sunset Beach, where his charming bed and breakfast offers a home and a family for visitors to the island.
Pack an extra layer and head northeast to spend time in the coastal communities you love — without the crowds.
North Carolina’s coast not only brims with top-notch seafood restaurants, but also comforting Italian food, award-winning martinis, stellar breakfast, and more.
In the northernmost corner of our east coast, Currituck County is a sight for sore eyes — especially from a bird’s-eye view. Experience the beaches, sounds, forests, and buildings while soaring thousands of feet above.
It’s no secret that our southern coast is rich with tourist attractions. Like the river, we’re winding through the region and shining the spotlight on a few lesser-known local treasures.
Elizabeth City is at the crossroads of history and revitalization. The result: a town where water, hospitality, and hometown pride are deeply revered, while new restaurants, the arts, and tourism are welcomed.
Henderson has had to rebuild itself more than once, and is all about the old and the new. As you plan your visit, include these spots for the best of both.
Born and raised on this quiet farm in Martin County, innkeeper Chloe Tuttle makes her childhood house feel like home for her guests, too.