• Aerial views of Salter Path

Salter Path

Salter Path is home to many beautiful beach vacation rentals and is a prime real estate and vacation area on the Crystal Coast. Shrimping and fishing here are lucrative professions, and you can see the boats off the coast with their nets low in the water bringing in fresh fruit of the sea. For a quiet peaceful vacation, Salter Path is a great place to choose for your next trip to the North Carolina Beaches.


Fishing marina with boats

HOMER’S POINT MARINA AND SEAFOOD: Homer’s Point Marina is a full-service marina in Salter Path that’s a short drive from Emerald Isle and Atlantic Beach, NC. Homer’s offers marina services, boat gas, boating supplies, boat rental, boat slips, and just about everything you’ll need to have a great fishing experience.

Putt Putt golf course and amusement park

PROFESSOR HACKER’S LOST TREASURE GOLF AND RACEWAY: Putt your way through an adventurous expedition to find gold and diamonds. Be sure to check out the go-karts, bumper boats, kiddie rides, and arcade that the professor discovered on his expedition. The whole family will surely enjoy this Salter Path mini golf course!


Shrimp burger platter at Big Oak Drive In

BIG OAK DRIVE-IN AND BBQ: Listed as one of Coastal Living Magazine’s best South Atlantic Seafood Dives, the Big Oak Drive-In and BBQ offers mouth-watering shrimpburgers, hamburgers, hot dogs, and the best BBQ you can find on the beach! This is one hot spot you won’t want to miss when you’re in Salter Path. 

Exterior photo of the yellow Crab Shack restaurant

THE CRAB SHACK: Enjoy waterfront dining and fresh local seafood at the Crab Shack. Family-owned and operated by commercial fishermen delivering the freshest seafood in town. Stop in and have your seafood your way –  fried, grilled, steamed, or broiled. Don’t like seafood? Not a problem! They offer burgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders, wings, steaks, and much more.

Colorful volkswagen us outside Scoops Ice Cream shop in Indian Beach

SCOOPS ICE CREAM: Home of the fancy milkshake! A sweet treat not to be missed here on the Crystal Coast! Scoops serves Hershey’s Ice Cream and Italian Ice. Be sure to try their frosted coffee and bring your furbabies and get a free pup cup.  While you’re there, take a fun photo inside their funky, VW bus. That’s a fun photo you’ll want to share on social media.

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