Experience North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands with a Kayak Tour

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Is North Carolina's Brunswick Islands Calling My Name?

Paddling has become one of my favorite vacation activities and after learning about opens in a new windowkayak tours in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands, I’m guessing I’d dig what they have to offer. I haven’t visited the Brunswick Islands (yet) but they are supporting my travel habit in exchange for me sharing a little bit about their outdoor activities.

Beyond North Carolina’s Mountains

Honestly, when I think of North Carolina I think of mountains but people rave about seaside destinations, including the Brunswick Islands with its collection of five barrier islands. They’re located on the state’s southeast coast, just north of the South Carolina border and halfway between Myrtle Beach and Wilmington.

The area sounds adorable!  History of the Brunswick Islands spans more than three centuries with historic forts, pirate hideouts, an archeological dig site and lighthouses. This North Carolina community also has the ecotourism comforts I appreciate with salt marshes, birdwatching and uncrowded beaches ideal for opens in a new windowloggerhead sea turtle nesting (followed by hatchings)  Plus, there looks like great places to stay ranging from familiar brand names and independently owned resorts to cozy cottages and condos.

Paddling through Serenity

The backwater opens in a new windowkayak tours offered in the Brunswick Islands have me really excited. I’d love to paddle through a quiet salt marsh under the canopy of a bald cypress forest. Or, I’d really enjoy a sunset paddle and see birds heading to their roosts as the sun slips away while enjoying sea breezes.

Ahhh, sounds like paradise and the Brunswick Islands sounds like the ideal place to relax. I’ll be checking my schedule to see when I can schedule a visit to this slice of North Carolina paradise. Visit their opens in a new windowwebsite for additional information.

Have you been? If so, what did you think?

Image Source: opens in a new windowScreenshot of North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands


Author: Jenn

Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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