- TripBuzz found 53 things to do with kids in or near Beaufort, North Carolina, including 36 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle and Havelock.
- From Beaufort Pirate Adventures to Waterbug Tours, the Beaufort area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Boat Tours, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Visitor Centers and Military Museums.
- Located 104 miles northeast of Wilmington along the Atlantic coast, Beaufort is the third-oldest town in the state of North Carolina. The town has a population of under 4,100 and is part of the state's 'Inner Banks' region. A Nicholas Sparks novel,A Walk to Remember, was set in this town.
Part of the Carmike cinema chain, Havelock's Cinema 6 is a six-theater movie multiplex that shows primarily newly released Hollywood films. The theater offers a variety of refreshments, and hosts occasional special series and events.
MCAS Cherry Point, NC is a military base that oversees number of military aircraft for deployment. The air station contains over 29,000 acres of land and serves as an emergency landing site for space shuttles from Cape Canaveral.
Visitors looking for a bottom fishing or trolling experience on the scenic Crystal Coast can sign up for half or full day excursions through Reel Life Adventures. Bait and tackle, ice, coolers, and trip photos are all provided.
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For those who want to get out on the water, Emerald Isle Adventures provides ample opportunities to enjoy fishing and boating on Emerald Isle. In addition to boat rentals, families can also take portraits on the beach.
The Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier offers pier based fishing for all ages and relaxing views for visitors. A rental package for those without fishing equipment and free parking is available; no salt-water license needed. Daily, 3-day, and season passes are available.
Featuring a friendly staff and an ice cream shop, Emerald Forest Golf is a mini golf course for individuals of all ages. In addition to being well maintained, it features challenges that even experienced mini golfers will enjoy.
Located on the southern Outer Banks, the newly renovated Emerald Plantation Cinemas screens first-run films in a setting with a home-town atmosphere. The theater boasts Dolby 5.1 sound, digital screenings and upgraded seating for comfort.
At the Hot Wax Surf Shop, visitors can take surfing lessons, rent gear, and book kayaking and paddleboarding trips. Surf camps are also available for those who want to learn from friendly and experienced teachers.