...Historic Beaufort has the distinction of being one of the Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns in North Carolina. This small coastal town is the third oldest in the state of North Carolina. Located in the 'inner banks' Beaufort is still fairly close to the beach. Beaufort even has it's own Blackbeard history...Blackbeard ran his ship, Queen Anne's Revenge, aground near the present day inlet.
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Beaufort NC & Crystal Coast Fun Things To Do
Play a round of golf at excellent Crystal Coast golf courses and resorts including the North River Club in Beaufort, Brandywine Bay in Morehead City, Carolina Pines in New Bern, The Country Club Crystal Coast in Pine Knoll Shores, Minnesott in Arapahoe, Silver Creek in Swansboro and Star Hill in Cape Carteret. Many offer amenities such as par 3, par 72, 18 hole championship golf courses, driving ranges, pro golf shops, lessons, PGA instructors, club rentals, discount afternoon rates, rental clubs, put put, tennis courts, bent grass greens, fishing ponds, boat ramps, seasonal discounts and active military discounted rates.
Central North Carolina Coast and Southern Outer Banks area scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and windsurfing are a few of the watersport excursions that can be arranged at the downtown Beaufort Beaufort Docks Marina. Romantic, sunset dinner cruises, scenic boat tours, coastal ecology or dolphin sighting sails, and adventure speed boat rides to the southern Outer Banks including Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks, the Back Sound and Carrot Island are also available.
Enjoy fine dining at excellent Beaufort restaurants (many on the waterfront). Wander by the lovely homes or through the fascinating "Old Burying Ground" in the Historic District. Browse the quaint shops for unique gifts, art, pottery or antiques on downtown Front Street and historic Turner Street. Visit the free and fascinating Beaufort Maritime Museum or take double decker bus and historic site tours.
Take a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk to view the ever changing flotilla of cruise ships, luxury yachts, sailing ships, fishing boats and pleasure craft. Play tennis or launch your own boat at the nearby free town-owned facilities. All these fun activities are within easy walking or biking distance of 97 & 99 Sunset Lane Duplex.
Drive a short distance over the waterway bridges to Morehead City for Crystal Coast deep sea fishing, horse back riding, waterfront dining and shopping. Cross the breathtaking Intracoastal Waterway bridge to visit Crystal Coast beaches for pier and surf fishing, shelling, surfing or just relaxing while taking in coastal views.
Tour nearby Fort Macon, visit the renovated NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores or go a little further to historic New Bern and famous Tryon Palace. Catch ferries to Cape Lookout, Harker Island, Ocracoke and then on to Cape Hatteras to enjoy day trips on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Take a stroll along the waterway or relax on the front porch catching refreshing coastal breezes or enjoying a fabulous Beaufort sunset. Though there are many North Carolina coast rental homes and beach rentals, we invite you to come experience the finest coastal vacation lodging in the Outer Banks, Beaufort and Crystal Coast areas, truly "A Piece of Heaven"!