hi, sorry this is so last minute. i am going to drive to nc - leave sunday morning early and need to be back by thurs night. we are looking for places to retire to in 5 years. i have a week off and thought i'd check out some palces including: greenville, nc; some nice beaches near greenville, nc - maybe atlantic beach?? or are others better? we were thinking about living in a university town like grenville, nc or at the beach and be able to drive back between either. also want to check out wilmington, nc and nearby nice beaches. any recommendations? and any recommendations on first place to visit if coming down from maryland area. any places to check out in each town. we do not have children, interested in athletic and cultural events, sitting and walking the beach etc. would like rec on areas of greenvile and wilming to visit and also which beaches. thanks for any recommendations.