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10 Little Known Swimming Spots In North Carolina That Will Make Your Summer Awesome

With summer (basically) here, who wouldn’t want to compile their seasonal list of the best swimming holes throughout the state. From a secret ‘Midnight Hole’ high up in the Smokies, pristine beaches with turquoise water and white sand, and even a crystal clear lake – it’s gearing up to be a fun, beautiful and relaxing summer.

Sounds like a pretty epic summer! Which one will you visit first? Any you want to add to the list?

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