From the mountains to the coast, North Carolina is filled with charming small towns in all kinds of scenery. From nestled in mountains to settled along the intracoastal waterway, things get extra pretty here. One small town that usually flies under the radar is located in one of the most beautiful settings.

Southport is such a charming town and a well-kept secret. Have you visited before? Do you live here now? What are some places or sights you’d recommend for tourists?

While you’re on the coast, make sure to visit the nearby Shackleford Banks – a hidden slice of paradise with crystal clear water.

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