Discover the best beaches in North and South Carolina. You will find a complete listing of cheap motels, discount hotels, budget accommodations as well as information on tourist attractions for the NC and SC coastline.
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Along the North Carolina shore, discover miles of beautiful National Seashore untouched by man, protected for you and your grandchildren to enjoy. Take a ferry to Cape Lookout or one of the many islands that make up the NC outer banks. Enjoy the ride and pay attention. If you look close enough you may see wild horses swimming in the surf or dolphins playing in the ocean waves. Cape Lookout is a wonderful place to relax, look for seashells, walk in the surf and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its just you and your family. No cars, no buses ... just nature at its finest. Plan to spend the day and bring your lunch. Be sure to bring your camera to take pictures. If you like to fish, don't forget to bring your fishing gear. The North Carolina coast offers the finest fishing in the world. Hook into a Blue Marlin and find out.
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Consider South Carolina beaches for your next vacation. Hilton Head SC is thought by many to be the best beach in South Carolina. Hilton Head Island offers a wide pristine beach, parasailing, kayaking, island cruises, wildlife refuges, championship golf courses and more family vacation fun. With mild temperatures all year round, Hilton Head is an all season resort. It is a quiet town more geared for a relaxing vacation. You can rejuvenate and relax in the sun. Many couples get married and take their honeymoon in Hilton Head. Read about my visit to Hilton Head Island. In contrast, Myrtle Beach offers a active nightlife, a boardwalk, amusement parks, water parks, NASCAR and lots of entertainment. The pavilion is world famous. Myrtle Beach is where college kids go for spring break. So, you can see, the South Carolina coast offers a wide variety of vacation possibilities. It just depends on what you want in a vacation.
The North and South Carolina coast contains some of the oldest seaside resort areas in America. Historic Wilmington NC and Charleston SC has history that dates back well beyond the Revolutionary war. Fort Sumter, located in Charleston's harbor, fired the first shots of the Civil War. Both cities have historic districts well worth the visit. Tour one of the Ante Bellum Plantation homes in the area. These homes have beautiful gardens, antiques and a story to tell. Take a haunted tour of the city for some really exciting stories. Enjoy fresh seafood at one of the area's outstanding restaurants. Take a culinary tour or a harbor cruise.
Listen to the sound of the surf as it tells the story of past explorers, pirates and buried gold. Listen closely, as the sea whispers the stories of ships that have sunk and joined the graveyard of the Atlantic along the NC Outer Banks. Sir Walter Raleigh, Blackbeard the Pirate, Calico Jack and other legends have walked these shores. Spend the day soaking in sun rays and relaxing on the beach.
Our Beach Blog offers the most detailed information on this area you will find anywhere online. There's tourist information on shopping, restaurants, historic sites, handicap accessibility, recreation, wildlife, romantic destinations, events and much more.
North and South Carolina coast covers a broad sweep of parks, islands, forts, history and more just waiting for you to explore.