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Featured Certified Retirement Community: Edenton
Spend a little time in Edenton, and you’ll quickly realize why Forbes.com named it one of America’s Prettiest Towns. This coastal community enables residents to enjoy the serenity of gorgeous sunsets and sparkling waters – unfettered by traffic or crowds. Edenton also has an historic downtown filled with a variety of retail, restaurants, coffee shops, hardware stores and interesting boutiques.
Featured Certified Retirement Community: Marion
The quaint city of Marion is framed by the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. Here, you’ll discover numerous outdoor recreation opportunities, from more than 20 trails to the stunning Lake James and the golf course at the lake. There’s also an active arts and crafts society, where residents preserve and share mountain heritage and culture. And Marion’s hospital and network of physicians are part of Western North Carolina’s largest healthcare organization.
7 North Carolina-Inspired Books for Your Reading List
If you’re winding along a quiet road in the Appalachian Mountains or walking down the boardwalk of a sun-kissed coastal town, you might feel as if you’ve fallen into a novel. And you’re not alone. North Carolina is often the setting for books of all genres, including several that have topped bestseller lists over the years. Many of them have also been adapted for the big screen. From A Walk in the Woods to Let It Snow, these titles make for ideal companions.