- 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
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201 South 6th Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 MoreLess Info
Organizing excursions to Shackleford Bank, Crystal Coast Ferry Service provides a guided tour where visitors can see stingrays, sharks, and other marine life. The ferry takes visitors to Carrot Island, where visitors can see wild stallions.
93% 15 votes
208 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 MoreLess Info
With a focus on safety and accessibility, Tortuga Dive Charters offers instruction and guided tours or aspiring or experienced SCUBA divers. The company employs experienced, trained divers, and leads six-person diving expeditions with a variety of themes and destinations.
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209 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 MoreLess Info
Featuring docks for vessels up to 125 feet in length, the Portside Marina Miramar Boats Inc is a business offering a number of services for boat owners. Other amenities include dry stack storage, boat rentals, and a bait store.
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.
Run by owners Don and Nancy Murdoch for over 20 years, Havelock's Picture Perfect gallery offers various services, including cutting and custom framing of documents and pictures. The shop also carries prints by local artists.
Beautfort's North Carolina Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving maritime history and interpreting its various cultures. It also addresses issues related to the regional seafood industry. The museum's other locations are in Hatteras and Southport.
94% 72 votes
101 Pivers Island Road (admin office), Beaufort, NC 28516 MoreLess Info
Famous for its wild horses, the Rachel Carson Reserve is an island reserve located off of the coast of Beaufort, North Carolina. Ferry access is available for those who do not have private aquatic transportation.
Offering an array of bicycle-based sightseeing tours, Hungry Town Bike Tours takes visitors to see hidden sides of the city of Beaufort. Tours my emphasize history and local culture, or may focus on local foodways and restaurants.