This Carteret County town exemplifies the Carolina coast — no beach required.
In 1864, a blockade runner ran aground on the coast of North Carolina. For decades, it sat within sight of shore, rusting, until finally disappearing beneath the waves. Now, it’s reappeared — and may prove to be the most significant shipwreck found in our waters in years.
The 19 piers along the North Carolina coast are beloved meeting places. The one at Kure Beach has been attracting friends, families, and fishermen longer than any of them.
Like the river it’s situated next to, Williamston is a steady force in northeastern North Carolina. From a decades-old oyster bar to a barn-turned-bed-and-breakfast, the town boasts surprises at every turn.
A coastal town with an abundance of charm looks even sweeter aboard an old-school beach cruiser.
One of the most popular vacation destinations on the Crystal Coast began with a family’s cottage and love of the place that would become Emerald Isle.
Complex wine. Quirky artwork. Fancy cheese and Cheez Doodles. At Silver Coast Winery, simplicity is overrated.
Sure, the beer’s great. But craft breweries are bringing something else to towns big and small: togetherness.
An eclectic collection of buildings in Edenton invites you to forget technology and engage in great conversation, the old-fashioned way.