Things To Do

Favorite Parks

NC Aquarium – 1 Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores

  • Tons of exhibits
  • Playground
  • Hiking Trails

Shevans Park – 1501 Evans St, Morehead City

  • The Pirate Playground (our kids’ favorite)
  • Tennis Courts

AB Town Park – 915 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach

  • Playground
  • Basketball Court
  • Miniature Golf
  • Skate Park
  • Splash Pad

Fort Macon State Park – 2303 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach

  • Historic Fort
  • Beach Access
  • Hiking Trails

Cape Lookout National Seashore

  • Lighthouse
  • Boating
  • Secluded beaches
  • Hiking Trails
  • Camping

North Carolina Maritime Museum – 315 Front Street, Beaufort

Favorite Restaurants

Amos Mosquitos – Atlantic Beach

El Zarape – Atlantic Beach

Shark Shack – Atlantic Beach (walking distance!)

Sub-Tropics – Atlantic Beach (walking distance! & DoorDash)

Big Oak Drive-In (SHRIMP BURGERS!!!) – Salter Path

Ruddy Duck – Morehead City Waterfront

Clawson’s – Beaufort

Beaufort General Store (ice cream and fudge) – Beaufort

Roma’s Pizza and Subs – walking distance and delivers to Crystal Coast Brewing

Idle Hour Biergarten – walking distance in circle, firepits on cold nights

Other Favorite Things

AB Watersports – Rent a boat for the day to go out to Shackleford Banks or Cape Lookout

AB Surfshop – walking distance, great place to shop

Country Club of Crystal Coast – Golf

Crystal Coast Brewing – great taproom within walking distance, family friendly, games/arcades and trivia nights.

Kitty Hawk Kites – Atlantic Beach or Beaufort