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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 (16.08 mile)
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The Riverwalk Palooza festival is Jacksonville, NC’s most successful annual festival (now in our 13th year).
Pine Knoll Shores (18.99 mile)
Activities, exhibits and programs focus on sea turtles, including how beachgoers can help tiny turtle hatchlings make it from their sandy nests to the sea
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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!
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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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