Description - With Interstate 95 slicing through North Carolina's Coastal Region, visitors are given convenient access to a wealth of American history and exceptional cultural resources. The public lands in this region bring the past to life, enlighten citizens about our sensitive coastal environment and open a doorway for memorable vacations.
Recreation - Salt and freshwater fishing, swimming, sunbathing, hiking, tour biking, surfing, shell collecting, canoeing, hang gliding, visiting museums, oceanside camping, picnicking, and much more are available to visitors of all ages and abilities at North Carolina's many public recreation sites.
Climate - Winter daytime temperatures average above 44 degrees Fahrenheit (above 7 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures average above 80 degrees Fahrenheit (above 27 Celsius). The state has a fairly wet climate with an average precipitation for this area averaging above 52 inches (above 132 centimeters). Sunscreen and bug repellant are recommended during the warmer months.
Stretching from Virginia to South Carolina, North Carolina's Coastal Region falls east of Roanoke Rapids in the north and Lake Waccamaw in the south.