Experience the rich history of coastal North Carolina and South Carolina
The Carolinas are for nature-lovers
True southern hospitality and a paradise for foodies
Experience the beauty of the Coastal Carolinas
Visit historic Wilmington and experience the scenic Riverwalk, eclectic boutiques, Southern cuisine, craft beer breweries, and Victorian and Antebellum architecture. You are minutes away from beautiful beaches and rich cultural and recreational activities. Take a tour of the Battleship North Carolina and ride in a horse-drawn carriage along brick-lined streets with moss-draped live oaks. Stay a while and enjoy outdoor and indoor concerts at a variety of venues.
Venture out to Wrightsville Beach, named by Southern Living Magazine as one of the South's best beaches. Travel to Carolina Beach and stroll the Boardwalk, which was named as a top-10 boardwalk in the country by Food and Wine Magazine. Don't forget Kure Beach a family friendly coastal retreat and home to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, which also has a State Historic Site and Civil War Museum
Experience North Carolina's Brunswick Islands. From Oak Island and Caswell Beach to Calabash at the southern tip of North Carolina, you can have a uniquely different experience each day. Leave your cares and your car behind and visit Bald Head Island, an easy day-trip by ferry from historic Southport, world famous for its scenery that has served as the backdrop for many popular movies. Holden, Ocean Isle, Caswell, and Sunset beaches are pristine and family oriented. Foodies will love Calabash, the "Seafood Capital of the World."
Traveling south into South Carolina.....
Begin your experience in Little River, S.C., home of the Blue Crab Festival and work your way down to Surfside beach, enjoying the laid-back atmosphere in North Myrtle Beach and the action-packed activities in Myrtle Beach as you work your way down the Grand Strand. Don't forget to check out Barefoot Landing and Broadway at Beach.
Enter the Hammock Coast at Garden City Beach and enjoy picturesque Murrels Inlet, nature in Huntington Beach State Park and Brookgreen Gardens, golfing in Litchfield, and shopping and dining in Pawley's Island
To historic Georgetown, stroll Front Street and find yourself in the heart of the Gullah Geechee Heritage Corridor, which runs from Pender County North Carolina to St. Johns County, Florida. While in Georgetown, visit the Gullah Museum and the Rice Museum. Travel further south to Mount Pleasant and experience the Sweetgrass Basket culture along the highway before heading to the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion in Mount Peasant. https://gullahgeecheecorridor.org
Travel to the breathtaking and historic coastal cities of Charleston and Beaufort, experiencing the variety of Sea Island along the way, including Edisto, Kiawah, Folly, Isle of Palms, James, John, Seabrook, Sullivan's, Wadmalaw, Daufuskie, Fripp, Hilton Head, Port Royal, and Hilton Head.
A few of the top festivals