North Carolina A half-hour drive from Myrtle Beach’s high rises brings you to a little beach town full of rambling rental houses. Sunset Beach proudly preserves its undeveloped beachfront with wide setbacks―that means a spacious beach. Lofty sand dunes stretch 3 miles south to the inlet connecting the Carolinas on Bird Island state nature preserve. sunsetbeachnc.gov
North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands - Explore six separate beach communities spread out on five barrier islands – Sunset Beach, Caswell Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island and Bald Head Island – offer 45 miles of wide, uncrowded, stunning beaches.