History

Fort Macon State Park, Atlantic Beach, NC

    After the War of 1812 with Great Britain, the US decided that it would be wise to strengthen our coastal defenses. Because of this, in 1826 Fort Macon was constructed. Its’ purpose was simple but vital, to guard […]

Was Blackbeard a Real Person?

Pirating was never a job that came with a lot of job security. You could disappear off the plank without a trace. Come across a foe and end up buried to sea. Annoy the wrong shipmate from a rival crew […]

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 […]

Cape Lookout Moonrise Video

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

New Beaufort Bridge

Everyone wants to know what the new Beaufort Bridge will look like when it is complete.  Here is the rendering provided by the North Carolina DOT.  As you can see, they will take out the current swing bridge and all […]