Brunswick Islands, N.C. – Five quaint islands for family beach fun

North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands – five barrier islands featuring six quaint island towns - make for a sweet Atlantic Coast beach escape that you’ll want to return to with your family time and again. This sliver of North Carolina coastline offers plenty of space to relax, explore and enjoy time with family – whether you are visiting for a weekend or a week. Plan to hop between the islands to enjoy 45-miles of south-facing beaches along this historic Atlantic coastline. I visited North Carolina's Brunswick Islands in October – here [...]

April 16th, 2017|Categories: By the Sea, North Carolina|Tags: |

Sliding Rock, N.C. – Natural Water Slide Thrills

Sliding Rock is a 60-foot natural water slide located near Brevard, N.C. (Photo: RomanticAsheville.com) Sliding Rock is a natural water slide long-used by adventurous tourists looking for a fun way to cool off during the hot summer months. Located on Looking Glass Creek in the Pisgah National Forest near the quaint college town of Brevard, North Carolina, this water feature is a popular place to cool off and enjoy outdoor family fun during the South’s sweltering summer months. This slab of rock offers a 60-foot-long gentle slide, landing swimmers into large pool [...]

September 11th, 2015|Categories: Mountains, North Carolina, Rivers|Tags: , |