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River Dunes, North Carolina

The Village: The Setting

The area around River Dunes is steeped in the waterman's tradition - fishing, oystering, and sailcraft are still a vital part of the local economy. In a town where boats outnumber people 3 to 1 and breath-taking natural vistas wait around the next bend in the creek, you'll find out why the residents use the word "retreat" and "safe harbor".

  • • Oriental, NC is a fishing village on the intracoastal waterway - it's the nearest town to River Dunes, about 7 minutes away. Their annual Croakerfest on the Fourth of July is a classic small town celebration. Garden & Gun Magazine recently named Oriental a "Southern Dream Town." Read "A Southern Dream Town"

  • • Beaufort, NC is a historic seaport near the Atlantic Beaches and Cape Lookout lighthouse.
  • • Ocracoke, NC is about 21 miles across the Pamlico Sound - it's a quirky bike-friendly beach town that can only be reached by boat. It's home to the oldest working lighthouse in the states, and the #1 beach in the nation, according to Dr. Beach and the Today Show.



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