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10 Boardwalks In North Carolina That Will Make Your Summer Awesome

In movies, music and books, meeting down by the boardwalk has long been associated with nostalgic and quintessential summer experiences. There’s just something about strolling alongside the water, popping in to an ice cream shop or two, or even riding a few rides while the salty air rushes through your hair. Boardwalks make summer complete, but in North Carolina our boardwalks aren’t just limited to by the beach. We have some pretty amazing ones found throughout the state, like these ten.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on