The southern state’s beach towns are not as well-known as some of their more northern neighbourhoods, but this makes them true ocean pearls.
It’s hard out there for a sea turtle. But the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center makes it a little easier.
North Carolinians are beautifully blasé about how hip the state is. Raleigh, Asheville, and Highlands are cool communities filled with friendly locals, hearty food, and cashmere-swaddled lazy afternoons.