Your search for an oceanfront house, nestled among the dunes is over. Back in 1958 on Sunset Beach, the boardwalk to the beach was a mere 150 feet long. Today, you have more like a 750-foot walk to the beach. Because of its unique position relative to the wave action, Sunset Beach is bucking the trend of neighboring beaches. Instead of losing ground to the ocean, Sunset Beach is actually adding to its shoreline. This natural and unique situation makes for one beautiful setting for a vacation at the beach.
Leave your family’s hectic schedule behind, come on down to Oak Island, and discover a place where a slower pace is the norm. Settle in a large beach house, a cozy cottage or a convenient condo, whatever is best for your family. Oak Island is a family-friendly destination with miles of beaches, ample fishing, mini golf, restaurants, and ice cream shops. It’s close in proximity to Southport, Wilmington, and the historic Battleship USS North Carolina. [Read more…]
This Christmas season, indulge your family with a trip to see America’s largest home, The Biltmore Estate, beautifully decked out for the holidays. The Biltmore House is an impressive 250-room French Renaissance chateau tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains. When Christmas comes around, Biltmore gets ready in a grand way. Dozens of decorated trees, thousands of ornaments, and endless evergreen garlands grace the interiors of this national treasure. A day trip to this magnificent place will not disappoint your family.
Do you have any ACC fans in your family? Need that annual photo with Santa Claus? Want to see some beautiful Christmas lights? How about pleasing your ACC fans and checking off the Santa photo all in one fabulous Christmas outing? Done! Just head to Uptown Charlotte on Thursday, December 4th at 5:30 PM for the annual Uptown Tree Lighting. It’s a perfect family outing to add to your holiday festivities.
If it’s a big adventure you’re after, look no further than the US National Whitewater Center. It’s the official Olympic Training Center for whitewater slalom racing and right in Charlotte’s own backyard. Don’t let their name mislead you. Rafting is a major draw, but it’s way more than just rafting. Rock climbing, mountain biking and aerial sports including zip lining and rope courses are other big hits at this place of pure awesomeness.