Photo courtesy of the Crystal Coast Tourist Development Authority
New Bern, N.C.
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Preserved by the National Park Service, this 56-mile-long stretch of the
Crystal Coast comprises three undeveloped barrier islands: North Core
Banks, South Core Banks and Shackleford Banks. The Cape
Lookout Lighthouse is a popular stop for tourists; the distinctive
diamond-patterned tower is open for climbing mid-May through