I know nothing about the NC coast but we have always vacationed on the Alabama coast and that looks like maybe it won't be happening. We want an affordable place to rent a house (able to rent in Alabama for $1000 a week) My husband wants to fish, the kids want to boogie and skim board and want to sit and relax on the beach. We don't like crowds-that's why we love the Fort Morgan area of Alabama! Is there anyplace that fits in NC? THANKS!