Corolla Ranked #5 Best Family Getaway in the South

March 24, 2022

Southern Living Readers Vote Corolla, NC as the #5 Best Family Getaway in its 2022 ‘South’s Best’ Awards Issue

The sixth annual Southern Living ‘South’s Best’ awards issue (April 2022) is out and Corolla, NC landed in the #5 spot for Best Family Getaway destination in the South, as voted by the publication’s readers.

This annual ‘South’s Best’ issue celebrates the people, places, and communities that make the South more vibrant than ever. Touted as its “most comprehensive list yet,” Southern Living introduced three new categories in 2022—including family getaways—that appeal to a wider variety of interests, at the suggestion of its readers. Corolla’s inclusion on this list marks the only North Carolina destination represented.

THE SOUTH’S BEST FAMILY GETAWAYSSouthern Living - 2022 South's Best - Corolla, NC
as voted by Southern Living readers 
1. Orlando, FL
2. Pigeon Forge, TN
3. Gulf Shores, AL
4. Myrtle Beach, SC
5. Corolla, NC
6. Pensacola, FL
7. Chattanooga, TN
8. San Antonio, TX
9. Virginia Beach, VA
10. South Padre Island, TX

The greater Outer Banks area, as well as regional North Carolina coastal neighbors, also landed in other Top 10 categories:
Top 10 Scenic Drives (#6 – Outer Banks Scenic Byway)
Top 20 Beach Towns (#7 – Wrightsville Beach, NC; #9 – Ocracoke, NC)

Enjoy more of The South’s Best – 2022