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Our Favorite Vacation Experiences

Must Do’s

Day trip to the Cape Lookout National Seashore Park
See the horses at Shackleford Banks
Kayak or paddle board the Rachel Carson Preserve

Rainy Day Ideas

NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores
Fort Macon State Park
NC Maritime Museum and Watercraft Center in Beaufort
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum in Harkers Island
Beaufort Historical Grounds in Beaufort
Cinema 4 at Atlantic Station in Atlantic Beach

Water Sports

Paddle boarding
Surf Fishing
Inshore and offshore fishing charters

Day Trips

Tryon Palace and New Bern

Quick and Easy Restaurants

Els Drive In Shrimp burgers and super cheese burger
Big Oak Drive in Salter Path
Royal James Café and Billiards
BoJangle Chicken and Biscuits
Smithfield’s BBQ and Chicken
Dank Burrito
Banks Grill

Restaurant Experiences

Sanitary Restaurant
Snapperz Grill & Steam Bar
Rudy Duck Tavern
Amos Mosquitos
Front Street Grill at Stillwater
Blue Moon Bistro
Bistro by the Sea
Parrotts on 11th
City Kitchen
The Red Fish Grill
Floyds 1921


Arendell Room
The Tackle Box
The Rhum Bar at Stillwater
The Cru Bar
Jacks Waterfront Bar
Chefs 105
Floyds 1921

Golf Courses

Brandywine Bay
North River Golf Club
Star Hill
Silver Creek
The Country Club of the Crystal Coast

Favorite Links

The Crystal Coast, North Carolina’s Gem
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Carteret County website