The quiet and quaint town of Caswell Beach appeals to families looking for a unique, quiet and peaceful vacation to simply enjoy loved ones and make memories. Named after nearby Fort Caswell, the area boast of a storied history nearly as rich as the sands. Visit the historic civil war fort, seized by the Confederate troops at the end of the 19th century and enjoy a fun day of exploring some of the Nation's history. Caswell Beach is also home to the brightest lighthouse in the United States and second brightest in the world, housed close by the Coast Guard station. Ships can see the lighthouse even when they're nearly 24 miles offshore. For more information on Caswell Beach, NC please visit http://caswellbeach.org .