What began as a fledgling resort in the 1920s has continued to increase in popularity, complete with amusement parks and beach clubs mingling with hotels and condominiums. Thousands of sun-seekers flock to the area each summer.
Nearby the other resort villages of Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, Indian Beach, and Emerald Isle give way, one into another.
Historic Fort Macon, now one of the most popular state parks in the United States, guards Beaufort Inlet. .........(continued)