The Underrated North Carolina Islands You Absolutely Must Visit This Summer

North Carolina’s southern beaches are some of the most calm, idyllic, and unexplored in the state. From the remote Caswell Beach, to the more popular Ocean Isle, the Brunswick Islands feature six separate beach communities with their own flair spread out over five barrier islands. For a unique getaway this summer, head south.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

While the beaches are of course the main event, there’s so much more to the Brunswick Islands as well. How about visiting this incredible island where cars aren’t allowed? Or the charming coastal town that inspired author Nicholas Sparks? I’m ready for a quiet beach day…what about you?

Have you visited the Brunswick Islands before? What are your favorite beaches here?