The coastal region consists of the Outer Banks and beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is one of ten lighthouses in NC, located on the outer banks, and is the tallest in America. On the Outer Banks, you will find the location where the Wright Brothers had their first successful powered flight.
In addition, you’ll find the tallest sand dune at Nags Head, which stands 140 feet depending on the wind. The coastal region is home to three aquariums. Some of the best fishing spots, and scuba divers love to explore the shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Also, there is a wildlife refuge where they have restored red wolves into the area. And Pepsi-Cola’s birthplace is here in New Bern. Now let’s get out and Explore More NC!