- 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.
A multi-faceted facility for all ages, the Neuseway Nature Park features a health and science museum, planetarium, wildlife exhibits, nature trails, fishing and full-service campground. The center is welcome to groups and is open year-round, six days a week.
The mission of the Grainger Hill Performing Arts Cntr is to bring the best performing arts opportunities for the people of Eastern North Carolina. The center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Galaxy Sports offers all things entertainment with a bowling facility, skate rink, and health club. Other features include summer camps, birthday parties, putt-putt, a hair salon, aerobics classes, racquetball and much more.
A water park featuring attractions suitable for all ages, Lion's Water Adventure features a lazy river, a kiddie lagoon, and three different water slides. The park offers a variety of party packages, as well.
With the region's history stretching from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, CSS Neuse & Gov. Caswell Memorial features the remains of a Confederate naval vessel. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the remnants from a staff member.