Georgia & the Carolinas - Coastal North Carolina (PDF Chapter)
This is the Coastal North Carolina chapter from Lonely Planet’s Georgia & the Caroli-nas guidebook.
On North Carolina’s 300-mile coastline you’ll find rugged, windswept barrier islands, Colonial villages once frequented by pirates, and laid-back beach towns full of locally owned ice-cream shops and mom-and-pop motels. Even the most touristy beaches have a small-town vibe.
- dive the waters of the Crystal Coast, home to more than 2000 sunken ships, from the Olympus Dive Center
- step back in time inside Fort Macon, a remarkable five-sided fort built in 1834, with 26 vaulted rooms, plus 360-degree views from its roof
- try true Southern-style farm-to-table cooking at the fine-dining Wilmington restaurant of Pinpoint
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Outer Banks, Manteo, Ocracoke Island, Crystal Coast, Beaufort, Wilmington.
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