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Fishing on the Crystal Coast

If you love fishing, you’ll love fishing in Emerald Isle and all along the Crystal Coast! You’ll find it all – from charters to fishing on the beach and along with wide variety of fish.

Beacon Advertisers, Partners & Supporters for 2022

2022 Beacon Advertisers, Partners and Supporters

We can’t say enough good things about our 2022 Beacon advertisers, partners, and supporters. Supporting local businesses is an important part of keeping the hometown feel of our Crystal Coast alive.

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Coastal Angling | Emerald Isle Fishing Charters

Whether you’re seeking inshore or offshore experience, Emerald Isle is teeming with top-tier fishing charters to show you the ropes. To give you some ideas on who to hire, we put together a trio of services that are sure to impart their knowledge and help you create unforgettable memories on the water.

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What to Know About the Morehead City Ferry Service

Part of what makes a memorable vacation is “living like a local,” and hitching a ride on the Morehead City Ferry Service is your ticket to an immersive experience rife with gorgeous scenery and unwavering charm.

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Experience Nature: Kayaking the Crystal Coast

Go kayaking on the Crystal Coast and paddle through salt marshes and barrier islands as you spot local wildlife. Discover our crystal clear waters for yourself at one of these kayaking destinations on the North Carolina Coast:

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A Guide to the Best Things to Do in Swansboro, NC

The North Carolina coast is a unique place full of charming port towns, fascinating history, and gorgeous beaches. Located five miles from Emerald Isle, you’ll find the coastal town of Swansboro, also known as “The Friendly City by the Sea.”

Love on the Crystal Coast

Celebrate Love on the Crystal Coast

Looking for the perfect way to pamper your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Make this year extra special by celebrating love on the Crystal Coast! You and your partner will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy each other’s company while turning moments into memories.

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A Guide to Crystal Coast Activities and Attractions

There are endless Crystal Coast activities; that’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top attractions and restaurants to get you started.

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6 Crystal Coast Vacation Itinerary Options

Planning a vacation can be a bit of a daunting task. Here are six different Crystal Coast vacation itinerary options to get you started.