NC Holiday Events Sure to Keep the Spirit Alive

Santa loves the coast.

NC Holiday Events Sure to Keep the Spirit Alive Complete the Holiday Season With Retire NC While every town and city pays homage to the holidays, some place more emphasis than others. If you’ve ever been to the historic Biltmore Mansion in December, for instance, watched the Holiday Flotilla near Wilmington, or visited Santa on…

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Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon Party on Bald Head Island! By JASON Frye | Photography by JACK UPTON AND MILLIE HOLLOMAN I’m an hour early when I show up for my first Howl at the Moon party. I’ve heard they’re popular and I don’t want to miss out on any of the action. A number of…

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Healthy Living: Enjoying the Ride in NC

Biking in NC | Enjoy the Ride | North Carolina cycling | ideal-LIVING Mag

Biking in NC. Enjoy the Ride. North Carolina cycling. With nine designated routes spanning 3,000 miles, the NC Bikeways system has NC covered. Biking in NC. By Jamie Penn. Previously published in the 2016 Fall Issue. North Carolina is one of those states in which it’s really hard to sit at home. Famous for having…

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Ideal Destinations 10 Walkable Towns 2016

Top 10 Walkable Towns | Southern Towns | ideal-LIVING Magazine

10 Walkable Towns – Explore These Southern Communities. Top 10 Walkable Southern Towns by Emily Colin. What does it mean for a town or city to be ‘walkable?’ Clearly, pedestrians need to be able to walk from one place to the next-there needs to be sidewalks and crosswalks, stoplights and signs. But walkability is about…

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Ideal Destinations Lake Norman

Serenity Found on Lake Norman

Ideal Destinations Lake Norman Serenity Found on Lake Norman If you ever took a design or painting class, you learned that horizontal compositions have a quieting effect on our cerebral activity. No wonder, then, that the families who live there, and visitors who gently pass through, fill their days at Lake Norman just north of…

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Visit Wilmington Travel Itinerary

Wilmington Communities

Discovery Travel Spotlight on Wilmington, NC Wilmington Communities. An easily accessible coastal destination, Wilmington is a port city bubbling with charm, history, culture, delicious restaurants and natural beauty, making it a highly desirable place to be. There are many planned communities in and around the Wilmington area. In between visits to the communities, take a…

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North Carolina Ultimate Excursions

North Carolina Ultimate Excursions PINEHURST AUTO PASSION Saturday, April 30 
| Concours d’Elegance
 | Concours d’Elegance, a French term meaning “competition of 
elegance,” dates back to 17th-century French aristocracy. Today’s Concours d’Elegance is staged on the lush fairways of the historic Pinehurst Resort. This stunning vintage car showcase features rare and pristine collector automobiles, which…

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Resort Style Community Offering Active Adult Living

Compass Pointe Resort Style Community Offering Active Adult Living RESORT STYLE COMMUNITY OFFERING ACTIVE ADULT LIVING Compass Pointe, together with Hagood Homes are proud to announce the opening The Pointe Club Cabanas, the first active adult community in the Wilmington area. Hagood Homes has successfully ventured into this residential segment with Chapelwood, an intimate retirement…

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Get to know Edenton and Marion

Trilogy at Vistancia – Arizona Resort Communities

Get to know Edenton and Marion Featured Certified Retirement Community: Edenton Spend a little time in Edenton, and you’ll quickly realize why named it one of America’s Prettiest Towns. This coastal community enables residents to enjoy the serenity of gorgeous sunsets and sparkling waters – unfettered by traffic or crowds. Edenton also has an…

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