Imagine 85 miles of pristine, white-sand beaches, easily accessible and within a day’s drive of a dozen eastern states. Discover scenic barrier islands, just south of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on the sparkling Atlantic coast—perfect for boating, fishing, watersports or just kicking back with a great book. Relax in your choice of accommodations amid our unique variety of oceanside communities. Enjoy the water, and explore the land. Take a tour. Wine and dine. Experience the freshest seafood you can imagine. Plan a gathering or event, get married…or just get away. Consider spending your vacation immersed in stunning natural beauty, with your own perfect balance between quiet time with that special someone and any number of exciting activities.