Jan 31 - Feb 1
Escape from the crowds of the city when you visit Coquina Outcrop, where Mother Nature will take care of you.
You can find it in Wilmington, which is 130 miles (209 kilometers) out of the state capital, Raleigh.
Accommodation options are a bit sparse in the immediate vicinity of Coquina Outcrop, but you will find 9 candidates within 6 miles (10 kilometers). You can check out the Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach and Beacon House Inn Bed & Breakfast.
If you would prefer to put aside a bit of your hard-earned money for some of the more important things in life, you can spend a night or two at one of the budget-friendly solutions within easy driving distance. You can make inquiries at the Surfside Lodge Oceanfront and the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach.