Like every good story this one starts with love at first sight...Once upon a time, a first glimpse of one of North Carolina’s barrier island beaches transformed one child’s simple family vacation into something else entirely and a seed was sown to what was to become a lifelong dream of turning Sunset Beach into his home.Realizing the Dream In 2000, Dave Nelson … [Read more...] about The Sunset Inn – An Island Gem!
Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, North Carolina Off the Beaten Path shows you the Tar Heel State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed–from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales. So if you’ve “been there, done … [Read more...] about North Carolina Off The Beaten Path
In 1848 the United States Congress authorized the construction of eight lighthouses along the Cape Fear River to illuminate the twenty-five mile stretch between Oak Island and Wilmington.The brick shell known as Price’s Creek Lighthouse, located hear the Southport ferry landing on what is today privately owned land, is the only one of the original eight still … [Read more...] about Price’s Creek Lighthouse
The Bald Head Lighthouse, affectionately known as Old Baldy, is North Carolina’s oldest surviving lighthouse. … [Read more...] about Old Baldy Lighthouse
When the keel of NORTH CAROLINA was laid in October of 1937 at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, … [Read more...] about USS Battleship North Carolina