North Carolina has something for everyone. Visit the beautiful barrier island beaches, travel back in time by taking in historic towns in the east, or get lost int he awe inspiring mountain scenery in the west. Wherever you decide to go in North Carolina, you can enjoy bed and breakfasts, country inns, historic hotels, or more urban inns.
Wilmington is quite a historic area where you are able to tour the Battleship North Carolina, or take a paddle boat ride on the Cape Fear river. Wilmington entered the pages of history before the Revolutionary War and was the last Atlantic port open to blockade runners during the Civil War. The continuous restoration and preservation in the Historic District are a tribute to the city’s heritage.
Ocracoke Island is the southernmost of the inhabited Outer Banks Islands, but is only accessible by ferry or air. Still, hundreds of visitors arrive each summer to visit the lighthouse, enjoy the beaches or shop at the local businesses. Ocracoke Island, the southernmost of a string of barrier islands that lie just off the coast of North Carolina better known as the Outer Banks, provides visitors a glimpse of true seclusion amidst rare beauty. Miles of unspoiled beaches and natural beauty surround this coastal village.