North Carolina Family Vacation

Most Popular North Carolina Family Vacations

Asheville, N.C.

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When my dad and stepmom retired, we became one lucky family, as they chose a mountain retreat that’s popular for families: Asheville, N.C. In days…

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Charlotte, NC

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A jewel of a travel experience awaits your family in the Southeast and, nope, it isn’t Atlanta or Orlando. Charlotte, North Carolina -- gaining on…

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Corolla, N.C.

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The remote northern tip of the Outer Banks was kept away from visitors until 1984, when North Carolina extended NC 12 into Corolla and the…

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Duck, N.C.

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The Town of Duck is one of the Outer Banks northernmost communities, with some of the narrowest stretches of the barrier islands, and also one…

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Hatteras Island, N.C.

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Hatteras Island, in the Southern part of the Outer Banks, is at the center of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a 72-mile stretch of the…

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Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

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Despite its unusual name, Kill Devil Hills is a gorgeous family destination set in the middle of the Outer Banks Northern Beaches. More commercial than…

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Kitty Hawk, N.C.

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Located in the northern part of the Outer Banks, the Town of Kitty Hawk is most widely known for being the site of Orville and…

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Nags Head, N.C.

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People flock to Nags Head, the largest in the Outer Banks, to visit Jockey's Ridge State Park, the tallest natural sand dune system in the…

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Outer Banks, N.C.

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The beach: Who can resist it with its warm sand, hot sun, buoyant salt water and, of course, a great book? But for some, those…

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Roanoke Island, N.C.

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While some prefer the beaches of Outer Banks -- a given! -- my favorite area is Roanoke Island and the town of Manteo due to…

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Wilmington, N.C.

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Wilmington, North Carolina is the anchor community of the Cape Fear peninsula, which is not as scary as the name sounds. When Europeans first began…

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Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

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Many people make the mistake of thinking that Wrightsville Beach is named for the Wright Brothers who mastered the science of human flight on another…

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