Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast

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    On Golden Bogue Sound

    The late afternoon sun casts a shimmering golden glow across Bogue Sound.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast The late afternoon sun casts a shimmering golden glow across Bogue Sound in Morehead City, North Carolina. © 2006 Sheridan Alexander, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    A Southeastern United States Travel Guide Gallery

    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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    Shackelford Banks Wild Pony

    A wild pony stands on a grassy ridge surrounded by sea oats on Shackelford Banks
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast A wild pony stands on a grassy ridge surrounded by sea oats on Shackelford Banks along North Carolina's Crystal Coast. 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.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast The winter sun creates crisp shadows on the sand and brilliant sparkles on the crest of a wave. © 2006 Sheridan Alexander, licensed to About.com, Inc.
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    A North Carolina Sunrise at the Beach

    The sun rises over the Atlantic Ocean on the North Carolina coast.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast 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.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast 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.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast A solitary fisherman catches a brilliant sunrise at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development

    Additional Information:

    Outer Banks Driving Tour
    Ocracoke Island Scenic Photos
    Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Climbing Tours
    Outer Banks Driving Directions and Ferry Information

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    Shorebirds at Cape Lookout National Seashore

    Terns gather on the quiet beach at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina.
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast 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
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast A striking image of 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
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast A break in the clouds on a stormy summer day paints a brilliant rainbow across the sky at Pine Knoll Shores on North Carolina's Bogue Banks. © 2006 Sheridan Alexander, licensed to About.com, Inc.
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    Windsurfers at the Outer Banks of North Carolina

    A spectacular day for windsurfing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast A spectacular day for windsurfing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development

    Additional Information:

    Outer Banks Driving Tour
    Ocracoke Island Scenic Photos
    Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Climbing Tours
    Outer Banks Driving Directions and Ferry Information

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    Virginia Beach Neptune Fest Fish Sand Sculpture

    Virginia Beach Neptune Fest Fish Sand Sculpture
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast The Fish Sand Sculpture rocked the crowd as one of the many sand sculptures presented during Virginia Beach's Neptune Festival North American Sand Sculpting Championship. 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
    Beautiful Beaches of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast The vibrant sunset casts a magical pink hue across the Intracoastal Waterway at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Photo courtesy of NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development