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UNDERSTANDING DESTINATIONS. 5.02 Explain major travel destinations in North Carolina (Coastal Region). Major Destinations in the Coastal Region. Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Lighthouse Fort Macon State Park NC Aquariums Wright Brothers’ National Memorial

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UNDERSTANDING DESTINATIONS

5.02 Explain major travel destinations in North Carolina

(Coastal Region)


Major Destinations in the Coastal Region

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Lighthouse

  • Fort Macon State Park

  • NC Aquariums

  • Wright Brothers’ National Memorial

  • Tryon Palace Historic Site and Gardens

  • Historic Bath

  • Fort Raleigh National Park

  • Battleship USS North Carolina

  • “The Lost Colony”

  • “Worthy is the Lamb”


Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Lighthouse

  • Became nation’s first National Seashore in 1953

  • Beaches famous for surf fishing

  • Tallest lighthouse in North America

    • Built in 1870

    • 208 ft. high, 268 steps


Fort Macon State Park

  • Completed in 1834 to guard Beaufort Inlet

  • Located on 389 acres

  • Five-sided construction of brick and stone

  • Twenty-six rooms (casements) enclosed in 4.5 feet thick outer walls

  • Visitors can see a wide moat that served to protect the fort when waters from Bogue Sound flooded the area


  • Established in 1976

  • Promote education of North Carolina’s aquatic environment

  • Open year round

  • Roanoke Island

  • Pine Knoll Shores

  • Fort Fisher


Wright Brothers’ National Memorial

  • Near Kitty Hawk/Kill Devil Hills

  • First Flight Centennial Celebration, December 12-17, 2003

  • Tribute to Wilbur and Orville Wright from Ohio

  • First powered flight lasted 12 seconds and traveled 120 feet


  • New Bern—first capital of North Carolina

  • Mansion constructed between 1767 and 1770

  • 38 rooms

  • Residence of William Tryon, governor of the colony and state of NC

  • 14 acres of beautiful period gardens


  • North Carolina’s first town

  • Founded in 1705

  • First official port of entry

  • Home to Blackbeard the pirate

  • Location of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, the state’s oldest church


  • Established in 1941

  • 413 acre park

  • Commemorates the first English attempts at colonizing the New World

  • Manteo, NC


  • Wilmington, NC

  • Commissioned in 1941

  • Participated in every major campaign in WWII in the Pacific

  • Saved from scrapping in 1960 by a statewide fundraising campaign


  • Roanoke Island, NC

  • America’s first and longest outdoor drama

  • 400 year old mystery of first settlers in NC

  • Mysterious disappearance of 117 men, women, and children in 1587 while establishing the first English settlement


  • Swansboro, NC

  • North Carolina’s third largest outdoor drama

  • Passion play about the life of Christ


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