Crystal Coast, NC, Guide and Information

Offering the best of Eastern 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!

Contact Info

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252-649-0284

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A 2-acre site that depicts 18th & 19th century life in coastal Carolina. Located in Beaufort's Historic District, offers tours, visitor info and more.

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  • (252) 728-5225
  • 130 Turner Street
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Join the revolution and liberate your senses. If you drink beer, you are in the Beer Army!

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  • (252) 288-5814
  • 313 Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560
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With each spoonful you'll quickly taste the talent and passion of the Twisted Spoon team! Grab a spoon and prepare to enjoy! 

LIVE, LAUGH, SPOON!

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  • (252) 240-0080
  • 5000 Hwy 70 W. Morehead City NC
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With 24 lanes of bowling, the area’s largest arcade, and a sports bar restaurant, Mac Daddy’s in Cape Carteret, NC is a destination for fun for all…

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  • (252) 393-6565
  • 130 Golfin Dolphin Dr Cape Carteret, NC
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Trinity Center provides a variety of modern facilities and comfortable accommodations to meet the needs and desires of conference groups, youth camps…

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The Village Market is a locally owned gourmet deli and sandwich shop that has grown to be an inviting breakfast and lunch destination for the Emerald…

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  • (252) 354-6592
  • 7802 Emerald Isle Drive
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Inspiring appreciation and conservation of North Carolina's aquatic environments.

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  • (252) 247-4003
  • 1 Roosevelt Blvd Pine Knoll Shores, NC
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the cottage offers a great selection of unique, hand picked, nautically inspired merchandise. Great for decorating and gifts.

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  • (910) 708-1166
  • 108 N Front St Swansboro, NC
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New Bern Tours was founded in 1994 to provide visitors the opportunity to experience the charm and beauty of Historic New Bern. With a full fleet of…

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Beaufort's newest & largest cruise vessel - Book now at (252) 728-TOUR or (252) 728-7827 www.crystalcoastlady.com

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Coastal Carolina Regional Airport has served eastern North Carolina’s Crystal Coast region for over 80 years – offering flights to…

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LARGEST OPERATING FERRY SERVICE ON THE CRYSTAL COAST Pristine Waters & Sandy Beaches - Best Shelling in NC Wild Horses - Hiking - Fishing

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Surf, Wind and Fire is a surf inspired outdoor lifestyle store located in beautiful downtown New Bern, NC. We are committed to integrating our love…

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  • 252 288 5823
  • 230 Middle St New Bern NC
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Book your stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern - Riverfront, where a friendly staff member is waiting to greet you with a freshly baked…

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Fine Art & Hand Crafted Gift Gallery - Celebrating 26 years in Downtown New Bern!Website - www.carolinacreations.com

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  • (252) 633-4369
  • 317 Pollock St New Bern, NC 28560
  • View Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Gallery location on the Map

Carteret County's finest in hospitality!

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  • (252) 247-2344
  • 718 Atlantic Beach Cswy Atlantic Beach NC
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Ocean inspired jewelry and clothing.

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  • (252) 723-3493
  • 126 Turner Street Beaufort NC
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The Crab's Claw in Atlantic Beach, an oceanfront fine dinning resturant with a casual caribbean atmosphere. The Crab's Claw features the freshest…

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  • (252) 726-8222
  • 201 W Atlantic Blvd Atlantic Beach NC 28512
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Welcome to the Hanna House Bed and Breakfast. Recently renovated and furnished in the finest antiques and oriental carpets, the Rudolph Ulrich House…

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This was our first location and we opened in June 2005.

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  • (252) 354-8448
  • 8204 Emerald Dr, Unit 2 Emerald Isle, North Carolina
  • View Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream location on the Map
  • View Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream location on the Map

We are the premier oceanfront hotel on the Crystal Coast that accepts pets in most of our units.
Most of our units are suites with efficiency kitchens…

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  • (252) 726-5168
  • 123 Salter Path Rd Pine Knoll Shores NC 28512
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A Christian Book Store and Gift Shop with knowledgeable staff to help you select the perfect item.

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  • (252) 726-7370
  • 4737 Arendell Street Morehead City NC
  • View Knowledge of Christ Books & Gifts location on the Map

Organic, Fair Trade Coffee Shop. Home baked pastry and bagels. Gluten free options available. Featuring local art work for sale.

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  • (252) 354-2643
  • 8700 Emerald Drive Emerald Isle NC
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International Flavors Chef Creations Daily Local Seafood Salads and Pasta’s Gluten free

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  • (910) 325-0502
  • 102 N Front St Swansboro, NC
  • View Boro Cafe location on the Map

Restaurant and mobile food truck serving chef inspired tacos and burritos.

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  • (252) 499-9677
  • 4135 Arendell Street Morehead City NC
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Born out of our love of all things Italian, Aperitivo was created to bring a taste of Italy to Eastern North Carolina.…

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  • (252) 637-9307
  • 529 South Front Street New Bern NC
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At Ribeyes Steakhouse, we keep it simple. The wait staff comes to the table to take your drink order and the cook comes to take your food order. The…

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Experience America's colonial past with the Governor's Palace, formal gardens, costumed guides, and interactive exhibits at the N.C. History Center.

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  • (252) 639-3500
  • 529 South Front Street
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We're Recreational Specialists who've logged countless hours in coastal and apline environments testing gear and finding adventure. Our pursuit of SUP…

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  • 252 638 3000
  • 244 Craven Street New Bern NC 28560
  • View Stand Up Outfitters location on the Map
  • View Stand Up Outfitters location on the Map

Our waterfront location in the middle of the historic district is perfect for a truly relaxing stay. Within easy walking distance…

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  • 252-728-3600
  • 601 Front Street Beaufort NC
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What better way to soak in all this history and excitement that Tryon Palace has to offer, than with a delicious meal…

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  • (252) 637-9307
  • 529 South Front Street New Bern NC
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5 Star Oceanfront Camping Resort Livin the Beach Life Emerald Isle, NC

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  • 252 354 2250
  • 9102 Coast Guard Rd Emerald Isle, NC
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The NC Maritime Museum at Beaufort collects, preserves, researches, documents and interprets the maritime history, culture and environment of coastal…

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  • 252 7287317
  • 315 Front Street Beaufort, NC
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The UPS Store Products & ServicesOcean Freight The UPS Store Products & Services

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We are located behind Carteret Crossing Shopping Center in Cape Carteret. www.thegolfindolphin.com

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  • (252) 393-8131
  • 134 Golfin Dolphin Dr Cape Carteret, NC
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At Ribeyes Steakhouse, we keep it simple. The wait staff comes to the table to take your drink order and the cook comes to take your food order. The…

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  • (252) 393-2509
  • 104 Golfin Dolphin Dr Cape Carteret, NC
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Welcome to Baker's Kitchen! We are a local, family owned Restaurant in historic downtown New Bern, North Carolina! Known for having the BEST French…

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  • 252-637-0304
  • 227 Middle Street New Bern NC
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The Crab Shack Restaurant is a family owned business serving patrons for the past 30 years.  Our menu consists of all types of seafood including fish…

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Stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlantic Beach Oceanfront hotel in North Carolina and experience a tranquil…

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If you are looking for a cozy, beach hotel in Atlantic Beach, with the best views of the Atlantic Ocean, we are the perfect location on the island…

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We specialize in extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, gourmet & flavored salts, in addition to numerous artisanal and local culinary…

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Pedal or walk through 300 years of history in Beaufort, NC. Open year-round. Walking, Bike, Culinary, and History Tours. Tour inspired by Nicholas…

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We specialize in extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, gourmet & flavored salts, in addition to numerous artisanal and local culinary…

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Fully appointed yoga studio. Kayak and SUP board rentals and guided tours. Licensed massage therapists and reflexologist available by appointment.

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The Morehead City Marlins are a member of the Coastal Plain League, the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th…

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Morehead City Ferry Service provides ferry trips and tours to Bird Shoal, Carrot Island, Sand Dollar Island, Party Island, and Sugarloaf Island.

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We are an Authorized YAMAHA Parts & Service/Warranty Center. In Alliance with Starling Marine.

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  • (252) 838-1524
  • 2400 Lennoxville Rd Beaufort NC
  • View The Boathouse at Front Street Village location on the Map

Island Inn is located in the heart of Atlantic Beach, near local restaurants and only two short blocks from the beach!Call (252)726-3780 to make your…

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  • (252) 726-3780
  • 215 West Fort Macon Rd
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With 24 lanes of bowling, the area’s largest arcade, and a sports bar restaurant, Mac Daddy’s in Cape Carteret, NC is a destination for fun for all…

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  • (252) 393-6565
  • 130 Golfin Dolphin Dr Cape Carteret, NC
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Gather, Eat, Enjoy

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  • (252) 648-8300
  • 4650 Arendell St Morehead City, NC
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Authentic Mexican Dining! Three Locations in Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle & Morehead City!

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  • (252) 354-1120
  • 8802 Reed Dr Emerald Isle, NC, 28594
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Here at Capt. Stacy Fishing Center, we love fishing and we love teaching people how to fish. Based out of Atlantic Beach, NC, we proudly offer deep…

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  • 252 726 4675
  • 416 Atlantic Beach Causeway Atlantic Beach NC
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Portside Marina is the Carolinas’ best kept secret with deep water slips and dockage for vessels up to 125 feet. We also offer…

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Mitchell's is an authentic "turn-of-the-last-century" hardware store, serving historic New Bern, NC and the surrounding areas since 1898.

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  • (252) 638-4261
  • 215 Craven Street New Bern NC
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Bring your own bottle of wine as you create a masterpiece in just 2 hours!

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  • (252) 646-7378
  • 412 Evans Street Morehead City NC
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MJ's offers a wide selection of seafood dishes all prepared with a touch of that tasty Maryland spice.  Our signature crabcakes…

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The Morehead City Marlins are a member of the Coastal Plain League, the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th…

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Handmade Furniture, Gifts, Historical & Nautical Artifacts.

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  • (252) 671-0020
  • 131 North Front Street Swansboro NC
  • View Poor Man's Hole location on the Map

A store full of randomly inspired fun for every age! A fun store for the whole family, filled with "wow's," "Oh's & Ah's," and "Ha-Ha's."

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  • (252) 635-1410
  • 246 Middle Street New Bern NC
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Serving New Bern for over twenty years, always striving to serve you with the best clothing and gifts for the best price.

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  • 252 636 3285
  • 250 Middle Street, New Bern NC
  • View The Four C's location on the Map

We are located in the Bear Plaza on Middle Street. Stop by for gourmet fudge, real ice cream, truffles, pralines and specialty drinks!

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  • (252) 636-1360
  • 236 Middle Street New Bern NC
  • View Bear City Fudge Company location on the Map

Wine Shop,Craft Beer, Ice Cream, Coffee Shop, Winemaking & Homebrew supplies

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  • (910) 325-7550
  • 147 N Front St Swansboro, NC
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The quilt cottage has a large assortment of quilts and so much more!

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  • (910) 325-1125
  • 147 N Front St Swansboro, NC
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Serving the finest in fresh local seafood, fresh local produce, pastas, all-natural chicken, all-natural certified black angus beef, all with genuine…

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  • (910) 325-0501
  • 103 Moore St Swansboro, NC
  • View The Icehouse Waterfront Restaurant location on the Map

Begun in 1938 as a 12-stool restaurant with a small 2-kerosene burner stove, the Sanitary Fish Market and Restaurant is today an East Coast…

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  • (252) 247-3111
  • 501 Evans St Morehead City, NC
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Located in historic downtown Swansboro, The Salty Sheep is a friendly haven for local and visiting knitters and crocheters. We are proud to offer…

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  • (910) 325-0018
  • 101-4 West Church Street Swansboro, NC
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The Birthplace of Pepsi, located in historic New Bern, North Carolina, is the actual site where Pepsi-Cola was first invented by Caleb Bradham in his…

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  • 252-636-5898
  • 256 Middle Street, New Bern, North Carolina
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Which Wich Superior Sandwiches is an American fast casual restaurant chain specializing in sandwiches and salads.

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  • (252) 354-2379
  • 801 Wb Mclean Dr Cape Carteret, NC, 28584
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At Saltwater Grill we feature the finest in waterfront dining with a view from every table either inside in a spacious dining area or on our second…

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  • 910 326 7300
  • 99 West Church Street Swansboro NC
  • View Saltwater Grill location on the Map

Positioned among charming beach communities and just moments from the beautiful Crystal Coast, our hotel's property is…

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