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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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Morehead City (19.79 mile)
October 22 - 25
The tournament is the SKA's National Championship, and is the largest event of the year.
Newport (11.47 mile)
Come out to The Barnyard to experience a farm themed fall festival including a small pumpkin patch, the petting zoo, a mini hay ride, hay bale maze, scarecrow decorating, fall photo setup, and more!
November 27 - 28 , December 3 - 5
(4) dates in all …
Enjoy an evening farm tour petting the animals under hundreds of Christmas lights and decorations. Let the kids visit with Santa in his big red sleigh while sipping on hot chocolate.
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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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