Crystal Coast, NC, Guide and Information
Offering the best of Eastern North Carolina.
Explore the area with the illustrated printed maps you know and love
Beaufort Historic Site
Historic Beaufort, NC offers fun ways to uncover its history, both guided and on your own.
Tryon Palace and Gardens
Tryon Palace is known for being North Carolina's first permanent state capitol.
Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center
There's a long tradition of craftsmanship in custom boatbuilding in North Carolina.
About Crystal Coast
Discover the Crystal Coast, a 30-mile stretch of North Carolina coastline that begins at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and includes the barrier island communities of Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Salter Path, Indian Beach, and Emerald Isle. Let the Crystal Coast Discovery Map help you plan your trip and show the way to all the must-see destinations in the area, from historic sites to scuba diving. New Bern, Beaufort, Morehead City, and Swansboro offer history, museums, dining, beaches, shopping, fishing, lodging, and family fun!