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Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Morehead City area
Whether you seek something secluded, active or just plain unspoiled, there are a number of beaches waiting for you and your family at the Crystal…
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Jacksonville (18.57 mile)
Join the city of Jacksonville as we honor true American heroes - our veterans and active-duty military.
Swansboro (3.44 mile)
Join us as we bring in the festive Holiday season with lighted boats glimerring along the Downtown Swansboro waterfront, hot chocolate, Santa greeting the kids, shopping.
Emerald Isle (4.59 mile)
Parade takes place at 3 pm on Hwy 58, Emerald Isle. Afterwards, the Christmas Tree Lighting at Merchant’s Park! Free refreshments & holiday caroling as Santa Claus visits with the children
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Cape Carteret (0.37 mile)
Conveniently located on hwy 70 in Beaufort serving breakfast and lunch
Emerald Isle (2.22 mile)
Mexican food at its finest.
Flipperz Family Bar & Grill is an Emerald Isle restaurant serving up delicious food & live music & entertainment along NC's stunning Crystal Coast.
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Newport (0.07 mile)
This RV resort is on a creek just off Bogue Sound on the beautiful Crystal Coast. We have 300 sites with full hookup and tent sites. It offers use of two boat ramps, pool, waterslide, and game room
Cape Carteret (0.07 mile)
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Located on NC’s Southern Outer Banks on the Crystal Coast.A centrally located hotel one mile from historic Swansboro, three miles from Emerald Isle...
Cedar Point (1.09 mile)
Forty camping units with hookups are available April through October in this coastal marsh and maritime forest portion of the Croatan National Forest.
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