Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast

Sunset on Bogue Sound Emerald Isle North Carolina

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If you are planning a trip to the beach, this collection of scenes from beaches along the Southeastern United States coast offers a preview of some of the beautiful areas you might like to consider. If you wish you were at the beach right now, you can enjoy a virtual tour while you remember your last visit or begin to plan a new one.

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On Golden Bogue Sound

The late afternoon sun casts a shimmering golden glow across Bogue Sound.
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Shackelford Banks Wild Pony

A wild pony stands on a grassy ridge surrounded by sea oats on Shackelford Banks
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
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A Winter Visit to Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

The winter sun creates crisp shadows on the sand and brilliant sparkles on the crest of a wave.
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A North Carolina Sunrise at the Beach

The sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean on the North Carolina coast.
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
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Driftwood on Jekyll Island Beach

The elements of nature create a stunning driftwood sculpture on Jekyll Island Beach in Georgia.
Photo courtesy of The Georgia Department of Economic Development
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Solitary Fisherman Catches a Brilliant Sunrise

A solitary fisherman enjoys a brilliant sunrise at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development

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Shorebirds at Cape Lookout National Seashore

Terns gather on the quiet beach at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina.
Photo by Keith Rittmaster, courtesy of the North Carolina Maritime Museum
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Cape Lookout Lighthouse

Cape Lookout Lighthouse at Cape Lookout National Seashore
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
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Rainbow Over the Ocean

Rainbow Over the Ocean at Pine Knoll Shores on Bogue Banks in North Carolina
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Windsurfers at the Outer Banks of North Carolina

A spectacular day for windsurfing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development

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Virginia Beach Neptune Fest Fish Sand Sculpture

Virginia Beach Neptune Fest Fish Sand Sculpture
Photo courtesy of Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Sunset on the Intracoastal Waterway at Wrightsville Beach

Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast
Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development
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