Popular North Carolina beaches like Cape Hatteras are just the start to the state's many great beaches. Discover the coastline's most overlooked beaches, neither too remote nor too crowded.
A woman takes a stroll along Carolina Beach. The beachside community is located in the southeastern portion of <a title="North Carolina" href=" http://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/north-carolina" target="_blank"><b> North Carolina</b></a>, and offers mild temperatures and warm waters (from mid-April through November) due to its location 30 miles from the Gulf Stream. The climate makes Carolina Beach a great location for water sports such as pier fishing, deep-sea fishing and body surfing.