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10 North Carolina Beaches Worth Visiting In The Offseason

Many people don’t realize one of the best-kept secrets of our state: visiting the beach in the offseason is almost better than the summer. The crowds have diminished, views are still beautiful, the air a perfect coolness and the water still fairly warm. While locals have known this for years (and honestly, love when tourist season ends) if you didn’t have time to hit the beach this summer or even just want to get away for a day or two, these ten beaches are the perfect place to do so.

Honestly, I think ALL North Carolina beaches are worth visiting in the offseason, but these ten are indeed some of my favorites for a quick fall getaway. What are your favorite North Carolina beaches for the offseason?

The beach might not be the most fall-centric activity you can do, but these 8 charming apple orchards will really make it feel like autumn.

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 emoryrakestraw.com