Beaufort Pirate Invasion 2022

Mark your calendars and get ready for the annual Beaufort Pirate Invasion at Gallants Channel! For three full days, you can step back in time with the sights and sounds of the 17th century as Beaufort comes alive with over a hundred pirate and militia re-enactors as they overrun the town.

Outside view of the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort

Enjoy the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort for Free

Did you know you could visit the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort for free? The NC Museum is the official repository for artifacts from the Queen Anne’s Revenge, Blackbeard the Pirate’s ship, which ran aground close to Beaufort in 1718.

An NC antique with a collection of beautiful items in Beaufort.

3 Must-Stop Antique Stores in Beaufort, NC

Antique shopping is about more than just going store to store in search of relics of the past. Don’t miss these 3 must-stop antique stores in Beaufort, NC

A first-person point of view from the seat of a kayak in the Crystal Coast.

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:

North Carolina Historical Sites

A History Lover’s Guide to North Carolina Historical Sites

The Crystal Coast may be known for beach getaways and epic fishing adventures, but the coast also boasts a fascinating history. Visit these North Carolina historical sites during your Crystal Coast vacation and travel back in time.

How to Spend Your 93 Days of Summer on the Crystal Coast

Summer on the Crystal Coast is finally here and it is time to celebrate – from the various water sports in Emerald Isle, to conquering Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach the things to do are limitless!

the best of beaufort vacation rental

The Best of Beaufort, Beaufort NC

Have you taken a look at the Best of Beaufort yet? This new colorful waterfront community, Beau Coast offers the use of a modern community swimming pool, clubhouse, and private kayak launch. The community clubhouse includes a full kitchen, games such as shuffleboard, ping pong, and cornhole.

banner image for the blog post on rainy days on the coast

How to Have a Great Vacation Despite Rainy Days on the Crystal Coast

It’s bound to happen sooner or later, rain while you’re on your vacation! But a rainy day doesn’t have to ruin your vacation.

Beaufort's Gallants Point Community

Gallants Point: A Beaufort Waterfront Community

Nestled in the Gallants Channel sits Gallants Point, a community that combines luxury with a cozy waterfront environment.