New Bern, North Carolina is a city on the Inner Banks and is located in Craven County. It was settled in 1710 under the direction of Christoph von Graffenried, the 1st Baron of Bernberg. The colonists named the settlement after Berne, Switzerland, which was the home state of the Baron.
Atlantic Beach is located on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. It is a beautiful barrier island that is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound. Coastal Living Magazine has rated Atlantic Beach as one of the “Best Beaches” with many accommodations and dining options to choose from, as well as a plethora of activities.
Blacksburg, Virginia is best known for being home of Virginia Tech – though it is so much more than just a college town.