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Once you experience the allure that is Bald Head Island, you will want to come back year after year. Many visitors fear that any area with such breathtaking surroundings is bound to be run over with real estate developments and swarms of people overtaking the miles of beaches. Of the 12,000 acres that constitute the island, however, 10,000 of them are protected as nature preserves, meaning they will always remain in their natural, and beautiful, state.

When you want to get back to nature, Bald Head Island offers more than the typical beach and water activities. You can find a maritime forest, rare in any part of the country, in the middle of the island that is ripe with a variety of trees, including cedars, live oaks, junipers, dogwoods, and yaupons. Take a mid-afternoon stroll along the walking path as you soak in the smells of this dense forest, keeping an eye open for any animals that may scurry along more about Bald Head Island

Ocracoke Island, North Carolina
Oh, not familiar with Ocracoke Island? It's part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Pamlico Sound on the other, and is one of the few places on the East Coast where the sun sets over the water year-round. Oh, and Blackbeard once set up camp here. If you're traveling by plane, it's 100 miles from the Norfolk, VA airport and 200 miles from the Raleigh-Durham, NC airport. Its 16 miles of sun-swept wilderness beaches is accessible only by ferry, private boat, or by air. For those who want seclusion, you'll find it on Ocracoke Island, as some claim you can find a deserted stretch of beach almost any time of more about Ocracoke Island

Outer Banks:
Nags Head has grown into a summer resort area and has some of the best beach recreation on the North Carolina Coast. The name of the town has many tales associated with it. The most popular is the story that pirates would tie lanterns to the necks of their horses or nags, and walk them on the beach at night. The ship captains, thinking this was a safe opportunity to rob the ships. This is a far cry from Nags Head's attraction today. Once a remote area, Nags Head now has accomodations ranging from classic, old timey cottages to oceanfront vacation homes. Other options include cozy cottages, quaint bed and breakfasts, Hotels and more »

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Outer Banks
When searching for the perfect location for your next outdoor vacation adventure, look to the North Carolina Outer Banks to fill your plate with beach excursions, wildlife parks, and historical charm that simply cannot be missed. Whether you are drawn in by the miles of pristine, sandy beaches that line the coastline or the numerous trails that take visitors through lush vegetation in search of gorgeous bird species, you will experience the adventure of a lifetime when you stay in a vacation rental in the area of your more

Kure Beach
Kure Beach, located along North Carolinaís southern shore, may not be the attention hog of the beach vacation family, but it is certainly deserving of a little attention. If you seek a getaway that will satisfy you and your companions in a pleasant, quiet, steady way, then think about focusing your energy on this heavenly stretch of sand and surf for your next trip.

Coastal North Carolina is peaceful and inviting; just ask the many travelers who make their way here every year. Thereís something about a place that forbids the structure of tall buildings and sometimes requires the use of off-road vehicles to get to your desired destination. Youíre out in the middle of nowhere, but itís not really nowhere. Itís beachy, breezy, and beautiful; perfect for distracting your mind from its usual worries and conducive to talking and bonding with the ones that are closest to you. Life can move pretty fast sometimes, so it is important to steal a few days a year and devote them to enjoyment and more about Kure Beach North Carolina

Topsail Island North Carolina
Topsail Island, located just off the North Carolina coast near the mainland towns of Sneads Ferry and Holly Ridge, is the perfect place for a peaceful getaway. The island is all about the conservation of its natural beauty and the preservation of its natural resources. You will not find high rise buildings obstructing the breathtaking views of the ocean, but you will find an abundance of ideally situated vacation rentals that have all amenities you need for a memorable and relaxing more about Topsail Island North Carolina