Discover the must-order menu items at 16 delicious restaurants in Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, and Harkers Island.
Road Trip: 10 Stops Along the Crystal Coast
From serene sea-kayaking to local shopping and dining, plan a diverse route through the state’s southern Outer Banks.
Made in the (Shibumi) Shade
Three friends made the cumbersome chore of setting up beach covers a breeze with their lightweight seaside invention.
Books for the Beach
Before you lay out a towel and kick off your flip-flops, a stop at this Carteret County bookstore is a must.
When a beachgoer on the Crystal Coast loses a beloved bauble to the sea — say, a class ring or an heirloom necklace — one local comes to the rescue.
How Emerald Isle Became the Quintessential Beach Town
One of the most popular vacation destinations on the Crystal Coast began with a family’s cottage and love of the place that would become Emerald Isle.