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Greenville, N.C., is located in the northern-central region of the eastern coast of the state, approximately 85 miles from the state's capital city, Raleigh, and 87 miles to the west of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors to Greenville are still able to enjoy the sandy beaches of the coastal shores of North Carolina that are a short ride away from the city of Greenville.
Travelers to Greenville interested in spending some time in the sun and sand can visit Atlantic Beach, located within the town of Atlantic Beach along the Bogue Banks of North Carolina's Crystal Coast. The beach has on-site lifeguards patrolling the area and hosts many recreational activities. Atlantic Beach is also known as a primary destination for scuba divers with internationally recognized reefs and dive zones.
Indian Beach is located along the Crystal Coast of North Carolina and is within 80 miles of the city of Greenville. The Indian Beach is open for swimmers year-round and is the perfect place to take in some of the wildlife of North Carolina. Whether enjoying the waters during the warm months, or overlooking the dolphin-sighting zones and turtle-egg-hatching that are regular occurrences on the beach, Indian Beach is a great choice for travelers to visit.
The Wrightsville Beach of the town of Wrightsville, N.C., is further away from Greenville, but well worth the drive. Wrightsville is a primary attraction for tourists throughout the state, and the beach has many activities and amenities for travelers to enjoy. In addition to boating zones and marinas, the Wrightsville Beach has fishing areas as well as swimming zones, and water sport rental shops along the boardwalk cater to those interested in surfing, wake boarding, or just playing on the sand.
Kure Beach is located along North Carolina's Cape Fear Coast less than two hours away from Greensville. The Kure Beach bills itself as a family-oriented coastal town that is a great destination for travelers visiting alone, with significant others, or with families. Many beach activities are available including a fishing pier and boardwalk that are open year-round.
Carolina Beach is located on the northern area of Pleasure Island, N.C., and is a great beach for Greenville visitors to enjoy. The beach is located in nearby Kure Beach and has an active boardwalk and tourist industry, as well as lifeguards on-site.
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