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Play a round at Albemarle Plantation or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Drive roads that double as destinations from the Cherohala Skyway to the Outer Banks Byway.
Go wild at the North Carolina Zoo, coastal aquariums and other animal attractions.
Discover Chimney Rock, Lake Lure and other outdoor sights as well as the quirky charm of this region’s arts, dining and craft breweries.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
These south-facing beaches are home to America’s Coolest Small Town, Cape Lookout National Seashore and the nation’s best wreck diving.
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Beaufort (6.16 mile)
May 10 - 11
Bluegrass, country rock, folk, swing, surf rock, reggae, roots, indie and lots of other types of music on multiple stages!
Pine Knoll Shores (15.35 mile)
Tour a baker's dozen of some of the finest waterfront homes in Pine Knoll Shores. 3 PM till 7 PM
Beaufort (6.11 mile)
Beaufort Kayak and Paddleboard Race on Taylors Creek. Reg: $30 and includes T-Shirt, Race Book and Race Number. Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coastal Carolina. Call 252-222-3007 to register.
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Harkers Island (0.39 mile)
Located in the beautiful Down East town of Harkers Island on the Crystal Cost, the Captain's Choice buffet is an island favorite!
Harkers Island (0.87 mile)
A casual lunch spot located in Harkers Island on the Crystal Coast.
Beaufort (5.23 mile)
Take out only. Really good Eastern NC barbecue and seafood.
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Harkers Island (0.44 mile)
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Within sight of the Cape Lookout lighthouse, the Harkers Island Fishing Center offers accommodations as well as guided inshore and offshore fishing.
Harkers Island (1.40 mile)
This park offers 28 spaces and full hook-up for RVs only. The location on Harkers Island is perfect for anglers and boaters to enjoy Cape Lookout.
Harkers Island (1.45 mile)
Located in Harkers Island on NC’s Southern Outer Banks on the Crystal Coast.Cape Lookout Rentals offers 14 cottages on Harkers Island for weekly re...
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