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Visiting Atlantic Beach

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Stories and Tips Atlantic Beach


Written by Caarend on 27 May, 2003

If you enjoy history, you will enjoy the city of Beaufort. It's a quaint town that has historic homes that can be seen by taking the double deck bus tour. The bus is older too and made in England which adds to the aesthetics of…Read More

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Written by EPearl on 18 Aug, 2002

Just down the road a piece from Atlantic Beach is a state aquarium that is an interesting place for one of those rainy days, or non-beach days. North Carolina has a few of these aquariums scattered throughout the state. The other one was…Read More

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

Written by NOLEYTON187 on 30 Apr, 2003

Less than an hours drive away from Atlantic Beach is Cape Lookout Lighthouse. It sits 4 miles off the shore, and is only accessible by boat. There are boat tours to go out to this natural island. Unfortunately, we had rainy weather…Read More

Where to eat

Written by NOLEYTON187 on 30 Apr, 2003

In Atlantic Beach there are several local restaurants specializing in seafood. But over the causeway in Morehead City you will find your "chain" restaurants like Outback Steakhouse, Ruby Tuesdays, Applebee's, Golden Corral, and the fast food chains for those on a budget or with…Read More

Boat Trips to Outer Islands

Written by EPearl on 21 Jul, 2002

If we had more than an extended weekend to spend in this part of the world, I definitely would have taken some of their boat trips, leaving from Beaufort, NC. I was told it was a good area for shelling, and just enjoying the…Read More

Lovely dunes view

Written by redroses27 on 13 Jan, 2003

There's lots to do -- start at the office, where they have brochures on everything to see and do. Go on a nice boat cruise, see wild horses while dolphins play next to your boat -- kids loved it. Groceries are not far away and…Read More

Beach Bum

Written by redroses27 on 13 Jan, 2003

You name it, there's lots to do. Begin in the lobby at the resort, where you'll see brochures galore on everything to see and do. We went on a boat ride that was very informative, historic, and fun. We saw wild horses, dolphins by the…Read More

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