Nestled between the vast Atlantic Ocean and miles of evergreen forests, Jacksonville, North Carolina, is a fun summer destination for your entire family. When you traverse this coastal city in search of adventure, it’ll be a journey to remember.

Check out these destinations and activities around Jacksonville, NC, when you embark in a new Hyundai this summer.

The 3 Best Summer Destinations Around Jacksonville, NC

Croatan National Forest

Depart from Jacksonville and cruise an hour northeast for a fun hike or camping adventure at Croatan National Forest. This 160,000 acre forest encompasses beautiful pine-covered hillsides and saltwater estuaries and marshlands. Croatan National Forest is also home to a plethora of wildlife — from Venus fly-traps to alligators.

Easily pack all your gear in the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe, which offers 40.9 cu. ft. behind the second row. With available all-wheel drive (AWD), the Santa Fe can handle the off-road terrain of Croatan National Forest.

Lejeune Memorial Gardens

Get the family together in your 2018 Hyundai Elantra for a trip to Lejeune Memorial Gardens to honor and remember the brave men and women who have served in the United States military. Visit the 9/11 Memorial Beam, Beirut Memorial and Grove, Montford Point Marine Memorial, and the Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial as you walk along the Lejeune Greenway. Notice the beautiful flowers and woodlands that surround the memorials as you share a special visit with family.

Lynwood Park Zoo

Every family has an animal lover, so what better way to spend an afternoon than at Lynwood Park Zoo in Jacksonville? Check out a variety of unique animals, including zebras, snakes, and goats, and even get a chance to hold or pet some of the creatures. Stroll along nature trails and learn about the different animals from the park’s friendly zookeepers.

After a day of fun family time, mosey back to your 2018 Hyundai Sonata and relax into soft-touch seating. Check the time, play music, and navigate your drive home from the 7” color touchscreen display.

Find New Hyundai Models in Wilmington, NC

Any summer adventure calls for a reliable vehicle to get you there. Looking for Hyundai cars for sale near Jacksonville, NC? Stop by Parkway Hyundai in Wilmington, NC, to browse our inventory of new and used Hyundai vehicles. Call our sales desk to learn more.