Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites has remodeled and opened its new doors directly on the Beaufort waterfront. This shop offers the leading selection of kites, wind art, toys, t-shirts and apparel, Hobie kayaks, and more. In addition, stop by and make your reservation for one of our new Beaufort adventures:

Shackleford Banks

Shackleford Banks

The Shackleford Banks is part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore, and is a barrier island system that is found just off the coast of Beaufort and Harkers Island, and which is a popular offshore beaching destination...

Picnic Park

Picnic Park

Hitting the seashore in Atlantic Beach is an easy venture, thanks to a number of local public beach accesses, including the sprawling Picnic Street Park. With a prime locale that straddles the borders of the Fort Macon...

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

The Cape Lookout Lighthouse is one of the most distinctive lighthouses along the Outer Banks coastline, due to its black and white diamond-patterned exterior, as well as its remote location along the Cape Lookout...

Cape Lookout National Seashore

Cape Lookout National Seashore

The Cape Lookout National Seashore is a 56-mile long stretch of the Southern Outer Banks barrier island terrain that runs from Ocracoke Inlet to the northeast side of Beaufort Inlet. Comprised of three separate islands...

Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail

Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail

An easy walk that is shaded year-round, and can be easily tackled by hikers of all abilities and in virtually any season, the Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail is a great way for newcomers to uncover the more secluded...

Crystal Coast Civic Center

Crystal Coast Civic Center

The Crystal Coast Civic Center serves a variety of needs for coastal North Carolina's visitors and residents. As a popular venue for private conventions, weddings and events, as well as a public "meeting space" for...

Crystal Coast Tourism Authority

Crystal Coast Tourism Authority

The Crystal Coast Tourism Authority has been instrumental in introducing newcomers to this picturesque stretch of barrier island beaches and barely-inland maritime communities, and serves as an essential tool for...

Oceanana Fishing Pier

Oceanana Fishing Pier

A stop at the Oceanana Fishing Pier, and a stay at the adjacent Oceanana Resort, has been an Atlantic Beach family tradition for more than 60 years. A local icon for anglers and beach-goers alike, Oceanana Fishing Pier...

Morehead City Marlins Baseball

Morehead City Marlins Baseball

The Morehead City Marlins may be a relatively new North Carolina minor league baseball addition, but nevertheless, this local favorite team is making waves in a big way along the Crystal Coast. With an expansive and...

Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier

Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier

The Bogue Island Fishing Pier is a legendary landmark for long time Emerald Isle vacationers. Built in the late 1950s, and operated by the same family for well over 40 years, the fishing pier is a paradise for anglers...

MCAS Cherry Point

MCAS Cherry Point

The Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point located in Havelock is a local institution that was founded in July of 1941, just months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and which celebrates an honorable tradition as a...

History Place

History Place

Resembling a cross between a train depot and a mariner's port, The History Place is certainly an excellent first stop for anyone who wants to learn a little more about the fascinating inland and barrier island history...

AB Watersport Adventures

There are literally endless ways to enjoy the water along the Crystal Coast, and AB Watersport Adventures has explorers of all varieties covered with a suite of rental equipment and gear to make an on-the-water...

Ahoy Boat Rentals

Set sail on your own self-guided adventure and explore the miles of desolate barrier islands that are found just offshore with your own vessel from Ahoy Boat Rentals. This Beaufort-based rental provider is found just a...

Anchorage Marina

From visitors who want to launch on a deep sea or Bogue Sound fishing adventure, to mariners who want to enjoy an on-shore break exploring the sites and attractions of the Crystal Coast, the Anchorage Marina has a lot...

Arendell Room

Morehead City visitors can enjoy a decadently elite and intimate bar atmosphere without ever venturing outside the downtown area with a visit to the Arendell Room. This posh little bar that’s found just off of...

Arts & Things

From framing your favorite paintings, to checking out the local works of Crystal Coast artists, to being inspired to sign up for a workshop or class, there’s a lots of ways to fuel your creative side with a visit...

Atlantic Beach Diving Services

Explore some of the remarkable sites that the Graveyard of the Atlantic is known for through this local diving company that allows Morehead City and Crystal Coast scuba divers access to one of the most infamous...

Atlantic Beach Surf Shop

Trust the expertise of one of the oldest surf shops on the Crystal Coast, and head to Atlantic Beach Surf Shop for all your required beach gear. From surfboard and stand-up paddle board rentals to literally cool attire...

Atlantis Charters

Both divers and anglers can get onboard for a wild adventure on the water through Atlantis Charters – a local Atlantic Beach charter company that’s distinctive for its pink fishing vessel, the...

Backstreet Pub

History and good times combine at the Backstreet Pub – a cool and almost hidden little pub in the heart of Downtown Beaufort that’s tucked away behind the equally iconic Clawson’s Restaurant...

Beach Wheels Bike Rentals

From beach umbrellas to beach-worthy bicycles, visitors can load up on everything they need with a quick visit to Beach Wheels Bike Rentals. Boasting a catchy motto of “Different Spokes for Different Folks,&rdquo...

Beachside Bikes

Cruise through the Crystal Coast shoreline in style with a stop at Beachside Bikes. Offering a wealth of scooters and bike rides for the beach, this all-encompassing bike shop is the perfect destination to pick up a...

Beaufort Ghost Walk

With more than 300 years of history, the small town of Beaufort certainly has more than its fair share of ghost stories, and visitors can explore these legends in-depth with the Beaufort Ghost Walk. Spearheaded by the...

Beaufort Historic Site Double-Decker Bus Tour

Beaufort has distinctly regal roots, so it should come as no surprise that one of its most popular local tours is the English-style Double-Decker Bus Tour. Operated in conjunction with the Beaufort Historic Site, these...

Beaufort Inlet Watersports

Dive into a new sport or a new adventure with a professional lesson or guided expedition provided by the homegrown Beaufort Inlet Watersports. Conveniently based along Front Street in the heart of the downtown area, and...

Beaufort Old Burying Ground

Regardless of whether visitors are exploring the Beaufort Old Burying Ground via one of the area’s in-depth and fascinating tours, or simply passing by on a self-guided expedition of the historic Downtown area...

Beaufort Paddle

Beaufort is a community that’s best explored from the water, and paddlers of all skill levels can find an adventure or two in store through Beaufort Paddle. Located in between the towns of Beaufort and Morehead...

Beaufort Pirate Adventures

Swashbucklers of all ages can get into the fun and spirit of Beaufort’s reputation as a former pirate haven with an on-the-water expedition that’s commandeered by Beaufort Pirates Revenge. These boat tours...

Beaufort Pirate Walk

Take a walk on the wild side with a downtown adventure that’s commandeered by the fantastically fascinating Beaufort Pirate Walk. This tour company leads visitors through the streets of “American’s...

Bicentennial Park

Swansboro's Bicentennial Park may not be the grandest of most extensive park along the Crystal Coast's Inner Banks, but it is certainly one of its most scenic. Surrounded by the deep waters of the White Oak River and...

Big Rock Stadium

Spring and summertime visitors can take in a ballgame without ever leaving the Crystal Coast with a visit to the Big Rock Stadium. Also known as O’Neal Field, this stadium is home to the Morehead City Marlins...

Bill Collector Sportfishing

Anglers can embark on a full-steam ahead adventure with a ride onboard the Bill Collector - an inshore and offshore charter boat service that launches from Morehead City. Commandeered by Capt. Stephen Draughon, a local...

Blown Kiteboarding

Dive into a new sport that will get the blood pumping, or relax your worries away, with a rental or lesson provided by Blown Kiteboarding. This all-encompassing watersports company that’s based out of the small...

Blu Sail Gallery

Artists and art aficionados can happily combine and celebrate the local arts scene at Blu Sail Gallery, Artists' School & Pottery Studio. This all-encompassing stop for creative minds offers a wealth of classes...

Brandywine Bay Golf Club

Visitors can enjoy a decadent taste of the North Carolina golfing scene without venturing too far from the Crystal Coast shoreline or the historic communities of Beaufort and Morehead City with a visit to the slightly...

Bridges Street Pottery

Explore the works of a locally acclaimed artist, or sign up for a class to get your own creative juices flowing, with a stop at Morehead City’s own Bridges Street Pottery. Located just off of Arendell Street in a...

Cape Lookout Ferry Terminal

Visitors who want to experience the Outer Banks of centuries ago, or get an up-close view of the distinctive black and white diamond patterned Cape Lookout Lighthouse can simply hop aboard a ferry from Harkers Island to...

Capt. Joe Schute’s Charters

Embark on a professional guided fishing expedition with Capt. Joe Schute’s Charters, and discover how local knowledge goes a long way in finding those big catches. Based out of Atlantic Beach, and conveniently...

Capt. Stacy Fishing Center

The Capt. Stacy Fishing Center provides a fun fishing experience from the moment passengers step off the docks and onto the 83’ ft. long head boat, the “Capt. Stacy IV.” Equipped with some of the most...

Carolina Artist Gallery

From incredible gallery shows that highlight the talents of a local artist or two, to fun classes that are appropriate for creative students of all ages and skill levels, there are lots of fun ways to explore the...

Carolina Kitesurfing

Emerald Isle visitors who want to dive into the region’s hot paddle boarding and kiteboarding scene can book a rental, tour or lesson through the homegrown Carolina Kitesurfing. Based in the heart of the town of...

Carolina Princess

Crystal Coast vacationers can venture off the coast where the big catches are waiting with a fishing trip that’s commandeered by the Carolina Princess. Launching out of Downtown Morehead City, and easy to reach...

Carolina Traditions Charters

Fishing isn’t just a fun way to past the time in these parts. On the Crystal Coast, it’s a Carolina Tradition, and visitors who want to fully explore the inshore waters for a wealth of tasty and locally...

Carteret Community Theatre

The Carteret Community Theatre is a talented local theater troupe that performs top-notch dramas, comedies, and musicals for a longstanding crowd of adoring local and visiting fans. With productions staged at the...

Carteret County Speedway

Carteret County Speedway, opened in September 2015, is the vision of track owner Bobby Watson.  Watson was a renowned Go-Kart promoter and a racer before that. With a lot of help, which included consultation with...

Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge

The Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge is a Mecca for coastal fishermen, hunters, birdwatchers, and everyday explorers, thanks to miles of undeveloped terrain in a uniquely coastal location. Found just northeast of...

Cedar Street Park

Emerald Isle vacationers who want to explore the wide waters of the Bogue Sound via a kayak, paddle board, or kiteboard rig can head to Cedar Street Park. This soundside park that’s almost hidden among the...

Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant

As the name would suggest, Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant has more than a century of history as a local grocery store, (and then a restaurant), in one of the oldest buildings in Downtown Beaufort. The effortlessly...

Continental Shelf

Visitors can embark on a big fishing expedition with the larger-than-life Voyager Deep Sea Fishing and Dolphin Cruises. Stationed along the Downtown Morehead City docks, this impressive boat fleet takes visitors on a...

Country Carriage Stables & Tours

Country Carriage Stables & Tours gives Crystal Coast visitors an in-depth look at the fringes of the Croatan National Forest through leisurely horseback rides that present the wild inland scenery at its natural...

Crystal Coast Country Club

Crystal Coast vacationers don’t ever have to venture off the island to enjoy a great game of golf, thanks to the local Country Club of Crystal Coast. Located in the center of the island in the small town of Pine...

Crystal Coast Ecotours

Start your Crystal Coast adventure with a scenic trip exploring some of the Southern Outer Banks’ best beaches, courtesy of an expedition provided by Crystal Coast Ecotours. This experienced, educational and...

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises features one of the largest fleets of cruise ships along the Crystal Coast, and as a result, can effortlessly provide a number of family-friendly expeditions to vacationers who want to enjoy...

Dancin’ Outlaw Charters

When you want to find the big catches off the Crystal Coast, turn to a captain who has been a winner in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, Duck's Unlimited Tournament, and the Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament, and...

Davis Shore Ferry Service

Davis Shore Ferry Service is one of the Southern Outer Banks’ few local ferry services that provides both passenger and vehicle transportation to the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Cruising across the Core Sound...

Discovery Diving

From learning the basics of scuba diving and getting certified, to exploring some of the incredible sites that are found within the outlying Graveyard of the Atlantic, there are a lot of adventures that are waiting...

Down East Guide Service

From the Roanoke River to the Cape Lookout National Seashore, there’s plenty of fishing to uncover with the help of Down East Guide Service. Based in Morehead City, this accommodating fishing charter provider...

Dragonfly Parasail

Lift-off for an incredible adventure that soars hundreds of feet above the Atlantic Beach shoreline with a parasailing trip that’s spearheaded by Dragonfly Parasail. This friendly and experienced parasailing...

Dudley's Marina

Mariners who are cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Newport River or the Bogue Sound will find a safe haven to call their “home port away from home” at the centrally located Dudley's Marina. Found...

Emerald Club Tropical Beach Bar

Crystal Coast vacationers who are looking for a cool Happy Hour hang-out or a night of fun can head to the Emerald Club Tropical Beach Bar for an always entertaining world of ice cold drinks, good music, and plenty of...

Emerald Isle Adventures

From enjoying a charter fishing trip that’s guided by an experienced captain and crew, to renting your own vessel to leisurely cruise the surrounding Crystal Coast waters, there’s a lot of on-the-water fun...

Emerald Isle Woods Park

Emerald Isle vacationers don’t have to venture too far to discover an entirely different coastal environment via the community’s newest park, Emerald Isle Woods Park. Located just off of Coast Guard Road...

Energizer Sportfishing

Embark on an exceptional inshore fishing or offshore charter fishing expedition with a trip that’s orchestrated by Energizer Sportfishing. Based out of Morehead City, this experienced charter fishing business...

Flatwaters Paddling

Riders of all styles, abilities, and tastes will find the board of their dreams at Flatwaters Paddling. This one-stop-shop for water adventures features a wealth of boards for sale and rent, as well as special guided...

Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park, located outside the eastern borders of Atlantic Beach, is one of the most visited and highly acclaimed destinations along the Crystal Coast, and for good reason. The expansive 389 acre park, which...

Frank and Clara’s Restaurant and Lounge

Frank and Clara’s Restaurant and Lounge is a relatively simple seafood restaurant that has a solid nightlife scene on the weekends, as well as a convenient location in the heart of Salter Path. Close to a number...

Golfin' Dolphin

For a lot of outdoor fun that’s found just slightly off the beaten path, head to the Golfin' Dolphin. This kid-friendly amusement park that’s located just inland of the Crystal Coast beaches has veritably...

Good Fortune Sail Charters

For breezy explorations of the Crystal Coast area’s most beloved sites and miles of open water, count on Good Fortune Sails. This sailing charter business has the unbeatable combination of an experienced captain...

Hammocks Beach State Park

Just west of the town of Emerald Isle, and across a maze of marshy terrain off the coast of mainland Swansboro, lies Hammocks Beach State Park, an incredible refuge for beach lovers who want to forego the crowds, and...

Highlander Charters

Discover the best of the inshore charter fishing scene with an adventure that’s guided by the wonderfully experienced Highlander Charters. Based out of Atlantic Beach and Morehead City, and easy to reach for both...

Homer’s Point Marina

Enjoy a sunny day of cruising along the open waters on your own speed, or enlist a local charter boat to show your party where all the good fishing holes are found, with a visit to the Homer’s Point Marina. This...

Hook’d Up Guide Service

Take a trip to small and friendly Harkers Island for an opportunity to enjoy a chartered fishing trip that’s as casual or as targeted as you’d like. Able to cater to the die-hard fishermen as well as the...

Hot Wax Surf Shop

There’s a whole host of ways to have fun on the Emerald Isle waters with the help of Hot Wax Surf Shop. Located just off of Emerald Drive along Mallard Dr., this centrally located surf shop offers a lot more than...

Hungry Town Tours

Though it’s a quiet coastal community, there’s a lot to love and discover within historic Beaufort, and Hungry Town Tours is happy to launch visitors on a fun-filled adventure of everything this incredible...

Hwy 58 Bicycles

From daily rentals to repairs, local and visiting cyclists alike can get moving with a visit to Hwy 58 Bicycles. Locally renowned as Emerald Isle's only complete bicycle shop, Hwy 58 Bicycles has been providing the...

Island Ferry Adventures

Dive into an exploration of some of the Southern Outer Banks’ most remote shorelines with an excursion that’s led by Island Ferry Adventures. Featuring both transport to the outlying islands as well as...

Island Girl Charters

Anglers who want an opportunity to reel in the big catches that the offshore Crystal Coast waters are famous for can count on Island Girl Charters. This Atlantic Beach fishing charter business takes fishermen of all...

Island Harbor Marina

Located in the heart of Emerald Isle, the Island Harbor Marina is a convenient resting spot for Intracoastal Waterway travelers who want to relax and explore the Crystal Coast shoreline without venturing too far from...

Jack’s Waterfront Bar

Take a break from strolling through the cool waterfront streets of Downtown Morehead City, and settle in for an ice cold drink and a remarkable view with a visit to Jack’s Waterfront Bar. Located in the heart of...

Jaycee Park

Morehead City's Jaycee Park is easily one of the most scenic parks along the Crystal Coast, and perhaps the region's busiest park in the summer season. Located adjacent to the waterfront, with wide open views of the...

Lady Faye Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Embark on an incredible fishing trip that skirts the waters off the Crystal Coast shoreline with an adventure that’s commandeered by Lady Faye Deep Sea Fishing Charters. Based out of Morehead City, and easy to...

Lady Swan Boat Tours

Launch on an extensive adventure that cruises the scenic waterfront borders of Downtown Swansboro and beyond via an expedition that’s hosted by the homegrown Lady Swan Boat Tours. Based in the heart of the...

Local Yokel Ferry and Tours

Experience the Core Sound waters and barrier island shorelines from an entirely new perspective with a tour or a trip to the Cape Lookout National Seashore that’s chartered by Local Yokel Ferry and Tours. This...

Lookout Adventures

Set sail on an incredible exploration of the Crystal Coast’s ample waters and abundant unspoiled shorelines with an expedition that’s launched via Lookout Adventures. This Morehead-City based tour company...

Lookout Cruises

Visitors can enjoy the Crystal Coast’s most coveted and hard-to-reach shorelines, or just embark on a breezy cruise of the open waters in search of dolphins and sunsets, with a trip that’s guided by Lookout...

Mermaid Express Harbour Tours

Launch on a wonderfully fun adventure exploring the local ports of Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, and beyond with an entertaining and friendly expedition with Mermaid Express Harbour Tours. This Atlantic Beach-based...

Morehead City Docks

One of Morehead City’s newest amenities for its ongoing mariner visitors is the installation of the Morehead City Docks, which are found in the heart of the downtown area along Arendell Street. An easy stop for...

Morehead City Ferry Service

The Crystal Coast is best explored from the water, and Morehead City Ferry Service will take explorers to some of the most remote and beautiful corners of this long stretch of Southern Outer Banks shoreline. Launching...

Morehead City Yacht Basin

The Morehead City Yacht Basin was established on its prime locale more than a century ago, earning it the reputation of being one of the oldest marinas on the Crystal Coast. Today, that prime setting still attracts...

Mount Maker Charters

Crystal Coast vacationers who want to explore the surrounding waters in search of the big catches can sign up for a fishing charter through Mount Maker Charters. This local fishing charter business is spearheaded by...

Nancy Lee Fishing Charters

Emerald Isle visitors don’t have to venture too far to enjoy exceptional fishing opportunities, thanks to the island’s own Nancy Lee Fishing Charters. Located along the bridge to the beach, this experienced...

North River Golf Club

Discover a slice of play-worthy paradise in Beaufort with a visit to the enticing North River Golf Club found just a few miles north of the famed downtown area. Standing as the centerpiece of the surrounding North River...

Olympus Dive Center

The miles of water off the Crystal Coast are even more beautiful under the surface, and scuba divers can explore this rich region with a dive charter that’s orchestrated by the Olympus Dive Center. Conveniently...

Outer Banks Riding Stables

Take an engaging horseback ride along the pristine Southern Outer Banks shoreline with a trip to Cedar Island’s Outer Banks Riding Stables. This local horseback riding company may be a little out of the way for...

Patsy Pond Nature Trail

Emerald Isle vacationers can take a quick trip across the bridge to the beach to enjoy a scenic trek through a coastal component of the Croatan National Forest with a visit to the Patsy Pond Nature Trail. Located just...

Port City Tour Company

From cool off-shore shelling and wild horse adventures to close-to-home walking tours that encounter centuries of ghosts or pirates, there’s a lot of adventures waiting for explorers via the Port City Tour...

Portside Marina

Discover one of the “Best Kept Secrets” for Crystal Coast mariners and water lovers with a visit to the Portside Marina. Located just off of Arendell Street, and therefore close to veritably all regions of...

Riverview Park

Enjoy a gorgeous sunset, a little birdwatching, or just a leisurely and short hike that hovers above the White Oak River with a visit to the aptly-named Riverview Park. Located along NC Highway 24 / Corbett Avenue, in...

Sandbar Safari

Swansboro, Cape Carteret, and even Emerald Isle vacationers don’t have to venture too far to enjoy a fully-engaging fishing expedition or eco tour, thanks to the locally acclaimed Sandbar Safari. Located on the...

Seavisions Charters

Enjoy the Crystal Coast region from a while new perspective, thanks to the array of tours and expeditions that are provided by Seavisions Charters. With tons of on-the-water territory to explore, visitors will just be a...

Second Wind Eco Tours

From ultimate relaxation through a calming yoga class or deep massage, to leisurely explorations of the waters that surround Downtown Swansboro, the Crystal Coast is the perfect destination for catching a Second Wind...

Sensation Sportfishing Charters

Embark on an incredible exploration of the offshore waters of the Crystal Coast with a fishing trip that’s orchestrated by the well-named Sensation Sportfishing Charters. Based out of Morehead City, which is just...

Shackleford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari

Dive into an adventure that’s teeming with local wildlife and exceptional beachcombing finds with a family-friendly adventure that’s provided by the Shackleford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari. As the name...

Shevans Park

Let the kids enjoy a day off the beach while still having a blast with a visit to Morehead City’s Shevans Park. Found within a city block that’s just west of the heart of the downtown area, this kid-friendly...

Silver Creek Golf Club

Enjoy a hearty sample of the Crystal Coast golfing scene with a round or two at the Silver Creek Golf Club. Located in the inland community of Swansboro, and bordering the wide waters of the White Oak River, this scenic...

Somerset Cellars

Treat yourself to a local bottle of wine and celebrate the coastal life with a visit to the homegrown Somerset Cellars winery. Specializing in private labeled wines and producing roughly 20 different types of wine at...

Southern Air at MRH

Experience a tour of the Crystal Coast shoreline unlike any other on land, literally, with an adventure through Southern Air Tours at MRH. This acclaimed tour company provides an aerial expedition that truly allows...

Star Hill Golf Club

The Star Hill Golf Club is found in the small community of Cape Carteret, just across the bridge to Emerald Isle, and is renowned as one of the oldest and most established golf courses along the Crystal Coast. Opened in...

Sunrise II Fishing Charters

Take off on an expedition that cruises to the deep waters where the big catches can be found with a fishing trip that’s guided by Sunrise II Fishing Charters. Owned and operated by Capt. Daniel Brisson – a...

Swansboro Paddle Boarding

The small town of Swansboro is surrounded by wide, calm waters, which makes it a perfect destination for tackling a new kayak, paddle boarding, or boating adventure through Swansboro Paddle Boarding. Conveniently...

Tackle Box Tavern

Take a break from the sun, or cure a case of late-night boredom, with a stop at one of the coolest dive bars in town, the Tackle Box Tavern. Located in the heart of Atlantic Beach along The Circle, this understated...

Teezher Charters

For an incredible offshore fishing trip that departs from the heart of Emerald Isle, turn to locally owned and operated Teezher Charters. This local charter business that specializes in light tackle live bait fishing...

The Point

Head to the very western edge of Emerald Isle to discover an iconic spot that’s been popular with longtime vacationers and locals alike – The Point. This informally named stretch of beach is where the...

Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area

Take a walk on Pine Knoll Shores' wild side with a visit to the pristine, undeveloped Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area, an expansive 265 acre nature preserve, conveniently located next to the town's most visited...

Tipsy Turtle Tavern

Visitors can start a vacation off with an ice cold drink in hand as soon as they hit the beach with a Happy Hour stop at Tipsy Turtle Tavern. Located on the southern terminus of the Atlantic Beach Causeway, and close to...

Tortuga Dive Charters

Discover some of the top wreck and dive sites off the North Carolina coastline under the professional guidance of experienced local divers with a charter provided by Tortuga Dive Charters. This local diving company that...

Town Creek Water Access

Fishermen, kayakers, and mariners will all find a reason to return to Town Creek Water Access. This Beaufort water access site that’s located just outside the heart of the Downtown area is a refreshing destination...

Water Boggan

Vacationers who want to enjoy a family-friendly day of watery entertainment off the beach can head to Emerald Isle’s own water-themed amusement park, Water Boggan. Located in the heart of town, just a hop, skip...

Water Sports Rentals

Indian Beach and Emerald Isle vacationers can enjoy hours of fun on the water at their own pace with a rental or excursion that launches from Water Sports Rentals. Easy to reach for island vacationers, this effortlessly...

Waterbug Tours

Water lovers who can’t get enough of the amazing wildlife and scenery that the Southern Outer Banks coastal region has to offer can book a cruise or tour with the educational, engaging, and downright fun Waterbug...

Yellowfin Sport Fishing

Embark on an incredible offshore fishing trip that targets the warm waters of the Gulf Stream with a fishing charter that’s commandeered by Yellowfin Sport Fishing. Based in Morehead City, and easy to reach for...

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites has remodeled and opened its new doors directly on the Beaufort waterfront. This shop offers the leading selection of kites, wind art, toys, t-shirts and apparel, Hobie kayaks, and more. In addition, stop by and make your reservation for one of our new Beaufort adventures:

Harkers Island

Harkers Island

Vacationers who want to experience a slice of authentic “Down East” culture will want to visit picturesque Harker’s Island. Located just east of the town of Beaufort and the Crystal Coast beaches, this small coastal community has retained its small-town charm throughout the centuries, and is a popular destination for fishermen, mariners, and anyone who appreciates a slower pace of life.