Explore the Rachel Carson Reserve

It’s easy to spend time on the North Carolina coast by Atlantic Beach or Beaufort without realizing there is an incredible and stunning island reserve out on the ocean, just within sight. The Rachel Carson Reserve is an isolated expanse […]

Visit Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach

The nine acres of Fort Macon State Park make up some of the finest outdoor exploration available on a Crystal Coast vacation getaway. The second most-visited park in the state at 1.3 million visitors annually, this protected area offers a […]

Top Things To Do in Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach is North Carolina’s tourism gem on the eastern end of Bogue Banks south of Morehead City. Atlantic Beach boasts vast stretches of sand, turquoise blue waters, plenty of activities and attractions, and beautiful vacation condo rentals. The perfect […]

Tour Coastal Towns Made Famous by Nicholas Sparks Novels

Famed author Nicholas Sparks has often used the Crystal Coast as the perfect romantic settings for his beloved novels. He has lived in the area for years, and uses the local charm and natural beauty as inspiration for the books […]

Fun Indoor Activities!

Rain or shine… check out these fun indoor activities! Interested in arts and crafts? Check out Wine and Design for a relaxing night of painting. There are even kid friendly art programs available! Wine and Design is located at 412 B […]

Looking for some fun?

Welcome to the Crystal Coast! Looking for some fun? Here are some family friendly activities available in our area.

Cape Lookout Moonrise Video

Watch this stunning video of a Cape Lookout moonrise lighthouse climb.