Parks

11 Things Everyone Should Do on the Crystal Coast

1. Eat a shrimp burger from El’s Drive In A delicious classic with fried shrimp, cole slaw, and ketchup. 2. Hike one of Fort Macon’s nature trails Beautiful scenery and a great workout. 3. Visit Shackleford Banks and see the […]

Are You “Alive at 5”?

Alive at 5 2018 What is it? Alive at 5 is a free summer concert series featuring six family-friendly acts the first and third Friday’s of each month from 5pm to 8pm during the summertime season. Free to the public, […]

Family Fun at AB’s Local Park

Atlantic Beach Town Park After a six year planning process, and with the help of local leaders and businesses, the town of Atlantic Beach opened it’s new town park on June 17, 2017. Located at 915 West Fort Macon Rd, […]

Island Ferry Adventures!

Looking to take a boat ride out to see the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and tour the Shackleford Banks? Check out Island Ferry Adventures! Owned by Capt. Barrowcuda, Island Ferry Adventures Ferry Service has operated in Beaufort, NC since 1989. Located […]

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 […]

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 […]