One of the last old-school fish houses in Onslow County stands sentry on the White Oak River. Clyde Phillips Seafood Market has served up seafood and stories since 1954 — an icon of the coast, persevering in pink.
Year of the Trail: 3 Coastal Trails
Each month, we’re celebrating North Carolina’s official Year of the Trail by exploring amazing places to hike, bike, walk, and play across the state.
A Pirate’s Life
In North Carolina, the Atlantic’s most notorious buccaneers — from the fearsome Blackbeard to the “gentleman pirate” Stede Bonnet — left behind an aura of mystery and a spirit of daring and adventure.
Cool weather, autumn harvests, and colorful leaves: In North Carolina, there are plenty of reasons — and opportunities — to celebrate this time of year.
5 Sunset Sails to Take This Summer
From the deck of a boat, a sunset over the water is even more spectacular. With gentle waves as the stage, charismatic captains as the cast, and an orange glow as the backdrop, these evening cruises put on a show that’s sure to impress.
10 Dock & Dine Restaurants on the Carolina Coast
After a day on the water, boaters step off the dock and into these waterfront restaurants for savory seafood, ice-cold drinks, and some of the best views on the coast.
A Taste of the Sea at Boro Low Country Kitchen
This restaurant’s signature dish — complete with house seasoning and butter sauce — provides ultimate Low-Country comfort.
Lucky Pennies of the Sea: Winter Shelling on Bear Island
Swansboro boat captain Darryl Marsh ferries intrepid shell seekers to the quietest slips of beach, where a bonanza of sand dollars and other treasure awaits.
In this quaint, laid-back town in Onslow County, every turn leads you back to the water.