These are my favorites things to do and are just withing a few miles of Jacksonville:
1)1572 Hammocks Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 or http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/habe/main.phpVenture to Bear Island and reward yourself with vivid memories of one of the most unspoiled beaches on the Atlantic coast. Accessible only by passenger ferry or private boat, there's just one thing at Hammocks Beach that's crowded—the list of things to do.
2) Morehead City is centrally located on north carolina's crystal coast. the morehead city waterfront is home to 1 of 2 state ports and is well known for its hospitality, fishing, and of course seafood.
3) Situated along the beautiful South Carolina coastline, Myrtle Beach is a top family vacation destination. The area’s mild climate, endless entertainment options and variety of accommodations make it the perfect spot for a getaway.
4) Mike's Farm is a family oriented business and is open to the general public. "Agri-Tourism", which is our specialty, includes hayrides, Christmas trees, pumpkin picking and a variety of other crops. We also host different events throughout the year such as group cookouts, birthday parties, luncheons, etc.
5) Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America’s most visited national park. This Tht T