The summer solstice occurred this morning at 12:24 a.m. While most in the Old North State have been celebrating summertime since Memorial Day or the last day of school, it’s now official. North Carolina lives up to its moniker “the variety vacation land” best during summer. From Lake Lure to Wrightsville Beach and Grandfather Mountain to Jockey’s Ridge, there is a place to “sit there in the sand” or “watch those golden tans” in every county in North Carolina. Happy Summer!
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