Refreshing sea breeze, aquatic adventures, and over 500 miles of scenic coastline: get to know this unique stretch of America with Moon Coastal Carolinas. Inside you’ll find:
Strategic itineraries for every timeline and budget, from five days on the coast of North or South Carolina to a longer trip combining both, with advice for history buffs, honeymooners, beach bums, families, outdoor adventurers, and more
The best beaches for your trip, whether you’re looking for scenery, water sports, local character, or solitude
Unique activities and can’t-miss sights: Tour historic lighthouses, wander the charming streets of Charleston, or see the site of humankind’s first flight at Kittyhawk. Explore hundreds of windswept waterways by kayak, try hang-gliding, ride a dune buggy, or go bird-watching and enjoy nature’s stillness. Sample the catch of the day (fried, grilled, or boiled!), classic shrimp and grits, and juicy southern barbecue. Tee off at a world-class golf resort, or relax on the beach and breathe in the salty sea air from the comfort of your towel
Firsthand perspective from local author and born-and-bred southerner Jim Morekis
Honest advice on when to go, where to stay, and how to spend your time
Full-color photos and detailed maps for exploring on your own
In-depth coverage of The Outer Banks, North Carolina Central Coast, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand, Wilmington and Cape Fear, South Carolina Low Country
Detailed background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment
With Moon Coastal Carolinas’ practical tips, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
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