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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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Swansboro (6.29 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.
Jacksonville (15.73 mile)
December 7 , December 12
It's Jacksonville's holiday tradition with the symphony, chorus and guest vocalists.
Emerald Isle (11.89 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 (5.43 mile)
Michaelangelo's Pizza is your source for authentic New York Style pizza in Eastern NC. offering delicious pizza, subs, pastas, and appetizers in the area.
Nice family atmosphere serving breakfast and lunch
Located in Cape Carteret near the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle, each steak is served with an endless salad bar, choice of sweet or regular baked potato, and texas toast.
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Stella (0.60 mile)
Located on the Crystal Coast surrounded by the tranquil waters of White Oak River. offering guests peaceful surroundings and a perfect "base camp" for exploring the many attractions!
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Situated on a spectacular peninsula on Bogue Sound, the Harborlight Guest House offers luxury suites that take full advantage of surrounding views....
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The Parkerton Inn is near Emerald Isle ocean beaches, golf courses and restaurants. Groups are greeted with an arrival reception and enjoy a compli...
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