Morehead City is nestled in the central part of North Carolina's Crystal Coast. As the highest populated town within the Crystal Coast, it's a great area for people of all ages and backgrounds. There's so much to love about Morehead City and the Crystal Coast. We've compiled a few of our favorite things including events and activities to help highlight our great town of Morehead City!
• Alive @ 5 Summer Concert Series | Begins May 26th, 2017
• Crystal Coast Music Festival | June 3rd, 2017
• Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament | June 9th-17th, 2017
• Tri For Fun Junior Triathlon | June 10th, 2017
• NC Seafood Festival | October 6th-8th, 2017
Fishing is one of the most popular activities to do in Morehead City! Whether you’re looking to spend a couple hours casting lines inshore or wanting to head to the deep blue in search of billfish, we’ve got you covered. Charter boats are available for booking any type of fishing trip you’re looking for.
Boating & Eco-Tours
Boating is another activity enjoyed by locals and visitors alike! Don’t have your own boat? Hope on a ferry from the Morehead City waterfront and visit Shackleford Banks or other barrier islands. The beautiful waters of Bogue Sound that line Morehead City are full of wildlife. Local boats offer eco-tours where you can see the natural habitats of coastal wildlife.
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Cape Lookout National Seashore is home to the historic Cape Lookout Lighthouse that was originally constructed to warn seafarers of the dangerous shoals as they approached shore. Today, you can explore the islands and even climb the lighthouse.
Local Restaurants & Eateries
There’s no doubt that Morehead City is full of locally owned and operated restaurants that serve fresh seafood straight from the ocean and bars where you can get hand crafted cocktails from fresh ingredients. Check out some of our favorites which include Floyd’s 1921, Red Fish Grill, Promise Land Market, Full Circle Café and Arendell Room.
If you are considering a move to the Crystal Coast, Morehead City may be the place for you. Morehead City provides the luxury of a small town full of locally owned businesses with the convenience of a larger town. Come and enjoy all that Morehead City can offer you and your family. To get started on your home search on the Crystal Coast, give us a call today!