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Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

The Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune offers award-winning health care and health care training by highly qualified primary care managers, specialty physicians, medical staff, and health care personnel. Strategically located in Onslow County, the community is surrounded with natural beauty which is enhanced by its parks, beaches, and coastal waterways. According to U.S. News and World Report, in 2023 NC ranked #17 overall as the best states to live in, offers a little bit of everything, which makes it a popular choice for many people to call home. The temperatures are mild, there is an abundance of scenic surroundings, and friendly faces. During your off time, you can enjoy NC’s southern hospitality and food, and can go in any direction and find something you are passionate about:


The Blue Ridge Parkway and numerous spectacular mountain ranges offer hiking, camping, and fishing opportunities. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which spans the Tennessee/North Carolina border, is the most visited national park in the country.


North Carolina's varied coastline caters to every beach lover's desires, whether you seek thrilling escapades or a serene retreat, you will find what’s perfect for you at one of our exceptional beaches: Atlantic, Emerald Isle, Wrightsville, Carolina, Holden, Kure, Corolla, Topsail, Bald Head Island, Ocracoke Island, Oak Island, Nags Head or Cape Hatteras National Seashore.


Whether it’s collegiate, national, or renowned, all NC sports fans are covered by true excellence in baseball, basketball, football, golf, hockey, NASCAR, and Soccer teams.

Arts & Entertainment

All across the state you will find a huge selection of A-list concerts, award winning theatre, museums, and a host of accolade worthy homegrown culinary and cultural festivities.


Throughout history, North Carolina has been rich in tradition and innovation, with world-changing events taking place within the state such as the Civil War, The Wright Brothers' First Flight at Kitty Hawk, and the Civil Rights Movement. North Carolina is also home to the Battleship USS North Carolina, the historic Biltmore Estate and Gardens, and the first Krispy Kreme Donut store was started in Winston-Salem (you’re welcome)!

Please visit view our local area information links for additional details and options on finding your happy place!

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