At the edge of North Carolina, settlements began to spring up in the 1600s. This byways travels through several of North Carolina's earliest coastal communities and loops into the past with historic sites and villages.
Edenton, one of the towns the byway is named for, is a North Carolina State Historic Site. It offers many temptations to visitors-- especially those with an eye for history. As one of the earliest settlements in the state, Edenton claims a rich colonial heritage.
Windsor shares many of the same qualities that are found in Edenton. Travelers will find old plantation sites and a town with a history. In addition to a walking tour of historic buildings, visitors may also see the Sans Souci two car ferries and explore the Cashie Wetlands.
Visitors will be entranced with the coastal beauty and places of the past on the Edenton-Windsor Loop.