The mile stretch of dune-backed barrier islands that make up North Carolina's Outer Banks is a favorite seaside vacation getaway for residents of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Downtown is crisscrossed by numerous railroad tracks and loomed over by smokestacks and water towers with names like Lucky Strike painted on them - this was a tobacco town for many years, and Liggett Group tobacco manufacturer still thrives here. Fishing Classifieds. You can stroll about on foot or see it on a variety of guided excursions, from riverboat rides to trolley tours. This is the perfect overnight for exploring the Cape Fear coastal region. Nearby coastal communities include Wrightsville Beach, a tony residential enclave; Carolina Beach, a slice of unabashed honky-tonk, with amusement parks and souvenir stands; and Kure pronounced "curry" Beach, a low-keyed vacation community dotted with pastel-hued clapboard cottages. Note the many cool restaurants, too, several of them near the landscaped pedestrian walk skirting the Cape Fear River.
These fully furnished properties are great for families or groups planning an extended vacation along the Cape Fear coast.
Kayak Fishing. This affordable city of aboutcontains blocks of grand old buildings and houses, which in recent years have attracted artists, designers, lesbian and gay couples, empty nesters, and other urban pioneers. Nation News.
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