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North Carolina Coastal Plain

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Coastal Plain is a region along and including the coast of North Carolina.

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  • Atlantic Beach — Situated on the Bogue Banks, Atlantic Beach is within reach of a wealth of activities. From the clean sandy beach, golfing and world-class fishing to the maritime history, museums, shopping, nightlife and famous fresh seafood, the Crystal Coast offers fun and recreation for every member of the family.
  • Bath — Oldest town in North Carolina. Home of Blackbeard
  • Beaufort — Colonial town and beach community. Many historic sites, restaurants, etc.
  • Carolina Beach
  • Coralla — Beach community on the Outer Banks. Home of wild horses and the Currituck Lighthouse
  • Edenton — Original colonial capitol of the colony. Historic town located where the Chowan River empties into the Albemarle Sound. Many colonial homes, vibrant downtown featuring tree-lined, brick sidewalks. Site of the Edenton Tea Party, among the earliest female political protests.
  • Elizabeth City — historic town located on the Pasquotank river, home to USCG Air Station Elizabeth City and Elizabeth City State University. Aviation, agriculture, and medicine are important aspects of the economy.
  • Emerald Isle — the western-most thirteen miles of the Bogue Banks, barrier island of the Southern Outer Banks.
  • Fayetteville- A military town based around Fort Bragg on the Fall Line between the Piedmont and the Coastal Plain.
  • Goldsboro — a rapidly growing town, home to F-15E fighter wing housed at Seymour Johnson AFB.
  • Greenville — The largest city in Pitt County and home of East Carolina University.
  • Hatteras — Whether you are lured by the world class fishing or the east coast's best beaches, Hatteras Island has plenty to offer.
  • Holden Beach — Recognized by National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Holden Beach was named one of the 38 Best American Beaches and rated 9th out of all United States beaches, in the Family Beach Category.
  • Kitty Hawk — Beach community on the Outer Banks
  • Kill Devil Hills — Beach community on the Outer Banks. Site of the Wright Brothers' historic flight and home of the Wright Brothers Memorial, a National Park
  • Nags Head — Beach community on the Outer Banks
  • Oak Island — Cross over the bridge from Southport, North Carolina to an island that echoes southern traditions and is picturesque year-round. People are friendly and accommodating, the beaches uncrowded and clean, and the homes comfortable and affordable.
  • Ocean Isle Beach — a quiet, unspoiled beach known to thousands of family vacationers. Ocean Isle Beach is an island approximately seven miles long located in Southern North Carolina. It's a family oriented, kick back and relax beach with very little commercial activity. There are twelve golf courses and numerous restaurants within 10 miles.
  • Ocracoke — Small colonial-era town in the Outer Banks.
  • Pembroke — Home of the Lumbee Tribe and also home to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
  • Rockingham — Home of Rockinghman Speedway.
  • Sunset Beach — Sunset Beach is a small barrier island located at the southeast corner of North Carolina. To reach the island you pass from the mainland over one of the last pontoon swing bridges operating in our state. Sunset Beach is truly a quiet family beach, with virtually all of the development on the island comprised of family cottages. It boasts one of the widest and cleanest beach strands on the East Coast.
  • Washington The heart of the Inner Banks.

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  • In the coastal plains you can go surfing,boating,swimming,hang gliding,scuba diving,fishing,snorkerling,making sand houses,bungy jumping,volley ball,jet skiing or just relax.


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