- TripBuzz discovered 50 different types of activities for couples in the Beaufort area, including Boat Tours (like Island Ferry Adventures), Nature & Wildlife Areas (like Rachel Carson Reserve), Specialty Museums (like North Carolina Maritime Museum) and Historic Sites (like Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 47 date ideas in or near Beaufort, North Carolina, including 32 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach and Havelock.
The most thrilling way to explore the coastline of Ocracoke Island is a parasailing adventure with Ocracoke Parasail Inc. The company launches two excursions per hour, with a maximum of six guests per boat. Call for reservations if you do not wish to spend hours on the waiting list.
The Schooner Windfall II offers 1.5-hour sunset cruises aboard the 32-foot sailing vessel in Pamlico Sound where Blackbeard took his bounty. The company also offers 6-passenger and 12-passenger charter boats, along with wedding cruises.
All tours provided by Portsmouth Island ATV Excursions begin with a 20 minute boat ride from the Silver Lake Harbor to reach the secluded island. Once on site, visitors can enjoy ATV riding through a town that was deserted in 1860 but has been left undisturbed.
Located on tiny Ocracoke Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Springer's Point Preserve is a bastion of undeveloped wilderness and an important wildife habitat. The Preserve relies on sponsorships and does not charge admission fees. It is open year-round.
Starting in 1753, Portsmouth grew to be a thriving community on the Outer Banks and within 100 years, 1,400 vessels and two-thirds of all goods entering North Carolina passed through its port each year. Now, a ghost town, visitors can see a 250-acre historic district.
Attracting visitors for their shelling opportunities, Porstmouth ATV Tours provides them with their own personal ATV to explore the secluded beaches of the island. The beaches contain a variety of large and small shells that can be collected.
Daily sightseeing cruises are conducted through the Portsmouth Island Boat Tour. It leaves from the community docks of Ocracoke Harbor before taking a scenic route to Portsmouth Island where guests can actually view the historic village with a self-guided tour.