If you're looking for something to do in Eastern North Carolina, a drive to Swansboro might be just what the doctor ordered. Swansboro is situated on the banks of the White Oak River. It has a beautiful downtown area with wonderful shops and restaurants.
If shopping and dining isn't your thing, then a stop at Hammock's Beach State Park might be.
There's not a lot as far as exhibits in the Visitor's Center, but little kids will be entertained.
For the outdoor enthusiast, there are kayaks and a ferry to carry you to Bear Island. Bear Island is perfect for exploring and enjoying nature at its best. If you like primitive camping, then this could be the place for you.
Go on! Get out there and explore Eastern North Carolina!