Play golf, take a hike, relax on the 14-miles of beaches of Bald Head Island. | Thinkstock/Stockbyte/Getty Images
A trip to Kill Devil Hills isn't complete without seeing the Wright Brothers airplane. | Nancy Nehring/Moment Mobile/Getty Images
Emerald Isle is perfect for a memorable, no frills beach getaway. | Mercia Naudé
Wrightsville Beach attracts beach lovers and adventure seekers alike. | Visit Wrightsville Beach, NC
Ocracoke Island may seem like a quiet beach town, but there is plenty to do during your stay. | Jeff Greenberg/Universal Images Group/Getty Images
Atlantic Beach is famous for its translucent waters. | Jason Shaffer
Duck has numerous dining and shopping options, including the original Duck Donuts location. | Brad Elhart
Carolina Beach is a tried and true beach town. | Visit Carolina Beach, NC
It's the quiet seclusion of Topsail that is the real draw to this North Carolina gem. | Michael McKay
Nags Head has an endless amount of things to do. | John Greim/Photolibrary/Getty Images