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A Water World of Possibilities

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Carteret County is the subject of this month's North Carolina magazine community profile. The county provides visitors with miles of beaches; historical sites, including Beaufort, the state's third-oldest town, and Fort Macon, a Civil War site; environmental attractions, including the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores; and water adventures, including diving, kayaking, and sailing. The county boasts a number of art galleries, fine restaurants, and shops. Tourism is a big driver of the economy as well as residential and commercial development that is fueled by high-end retirees and second-homeowners. Located just north of Beaufort, Open Grounds Farm, at 45,000 acres, is the largest farm east of the Mississippi River.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 64 Issue 4, Apr 2006, p29-30, 33-34, 37-39, 41-42, 44, il