- Our list of the best things to do in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, features the top 83 nearby activities — including 36 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Emerald Isle, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Emerald Isle, NC , followed by 72 popular activities in nearby cities, including Beaufort, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Swansboro, Havelock, Jacksonville and New Bern
Paddle NC offers guided kayak and paddle boat tours of North Carolina Coast's unique ecosystem. Patrons can learn about the salt march eco system and see wild life such as dolphins, ospreys, and the occasional bald eagle.
100% 2 votes
1572 Hammock Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 MoreLess Info
For a nearly private and relaxing beachfront experience, visitors can take a ferry to Hammock's Beach State Park. There are warm natural tide pools, sand dunes, and overnight camping is allowed by special permit.
Featuring tours that include shelling, fishing, swimming, clamming, sightseeing, and exploring, Reef Gander Tours - Private Tours is a sightseeing excursion company. Tours are carried out along the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.
The oldest federally bonded winery on the Crystal Coast, Somerset Cellars creates regionally authentic wines, including reds, whites, and specialty wines. The winery welcomes visitors, and hosts festivals and special events.
50% 2 votes
Atlantic Station Shopping Ctr, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 MoreLess Info
The sound system at the Atlantic Station Cinema is excellent, with four screens showing movies. The theatre is clean and the furnishings quaint, with draperies for a throwback look to times when theaters were plush.
58% 31 votes
Milepost 3.5, Highway 58, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 MoreLess Info
A wildlife sanctuary and preserve, Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail provides a great place for a leisurely stroll. While walking, visitors will enjoy views of numerous species of birds, trees and plants.