Top 10 Attractions in Beaufort, NC

Beaufort is a community where history and coastal charm is found around every downtown corner, and where top Crystal Coast restaurants are found side-by-side with historic residences and museums. As a result, it's an easy task for sightseers to spend an afternoon, a day, or even a full week exploring the collection of sites that are situated in the immediate area, or located just a water taxi ride away.Visitors who are new to town, and who aren't sure where to start first, will want to begin their Beaufort odyssey by ensuring that these top destination are on the list. Overflowing…... read more »


What You'll Find in Downtown Beaufort

Beaufort is more than just a dot on the map, it's a lifestyle. From culinary experiences in one of its many fine-dining restaurants to strolling the boardwalk during sunset, the town offers unparalleled simplicity complemented by a beautiful waterfront.ANTIQUESIn a town as old a Beaufort is, just about everyone has antiques of one sort or another. There are three antique shops in the downtown area, each with its own character. Furniture, bottles, jewelry, ship models, decoys, paintings...all these and more can be found in Beaufort.ARTSMany artists make their homes in Beaufort. We have several galleries and stores devoted to local…... read more »


Cape Lookout and the Core Banks

CAPE LOOKOUTExplore the Undeveloped Islands of Cape LookoutA boat ride three miles off-shore brings you to the barrier islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Horse watching, shelling, fishing, birding, camping, lighthouse climbing, and touring historic villages-there's something for everyone at Cape Lookout. Be sure to bring all the food, water, and supplies you need (and carry your trash out of the park) when visiting these remote beaches.CORE BANKSCore Banks are divided into North and South by Ophelia Inlet. South Core Banks is a short ferry-ride from the down-east town of Davis, and North Core Banks can be reached by ferry…... read more »