- TripBuzz found 65 things to do with kids in or near Swansboro, North Carolina, including 55 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Jacksonville, Atlantic Beach, Morehead City and Emerald Isle.
- From Paddle NC to Barrier Island Kayaks, the Swansboro area offers 51 different types of family activities, including: Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Beaches and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- Located along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean is the city of Swansboro. Along with it's seaside views, dining selections, music venues and historic district, the city hosts many annual festivals, making it a popular tourist destination. Events include the annual Mullet Festival, one of the states first coastal seafood festivals.
Visitors can enjoy island hopping adventures, sunset cruises and fishing charters with Lookout Adventures. They also offer dolphin watching tours and boat rentals, and their fishing trips target a variety of species including tuna, mackerel, and sharks.
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714 S Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach, NC 28445 MoreLess Info
The Topsail Skating Rink on Topsail Beach is a roller skating rink. It is located above the post office, and has hardwood floors, 45-RPM music, and a record player, along with sodas and snacks.
The Missiles and More Museum contains a detailed history of naval and military activities in the Topsail Island region. The museum has several displays and a variety of pictures, films, and local artifacts available for viewing.
Featuring four outdoor pools, West Water Park Inc has family oriented attractions such as water slides, swing ropes, and beach volleyball. The park has a roped off area for babies and parents in a 2 ft. deep pool.
Managed by the USDA Forest Service, the Island Creek Trail is a lovely half-mile hiking trail. It is fairly flat and suitable for novice hikers, and affords breathtaking views of native and transplanted vegetation. The trail is free to use.
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100 N. Queen Street, Kinston, NC MoreLess Info
Featuring a rebuild of a Confederate Navy boat, Css Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center offers visitors displays of historical artifacts from that time. While touring the center, visitors will learn about the destruction of the ship.
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118 S Queen Street, Kinston, NC 28501 MoreLess Info
The Fire Station Museum-Caswell No 1 is a firefighter museum that displays a collection of helmets, nozzles, ladders, and fire extinguishers that span a 100-year time period. The museum is open on Saturdays from 10am-5pm.