Attractions in Atlantic Beach, NC

 

Atlantic Beach, NC, attractions include white sandy beaches, a state park, an aquarium, museums, boat tours and historic sites.  You will not lack for things to see and do in Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Indian Beach and Salter Path, NC.

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North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Atlantic Beach AttractionsNorth Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll ShoresPLAY VIDEO1 Roosevelt Dr.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-0580 • map(252) 247-4003
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Experience the thrill of exploring sunken ships — without getting wet — at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Three shipwreck exhibits re-create the adventure of recreational diving off the North Carolina coast. Visitors also can feel the spray from a mountain waterfall, hold a crab, touch a stingray,...more about North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
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Tours

Crystal Coast EcotoursMorehead City, NC 28557 • map(252) 241-6909

Step aboard the Lucky Dog or Che Lei Mar with Captain Jess Hawkins for a full-day or half-day excursion to secluded barrier islands, sea-grass meadows, backwater sounds, marshes, near-ocean waters and the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Capt. Hawkins, who is a USCG Master Captain/Insured with 30 years experience as a professional marine biologist, will gladly...more about Crystal Coast Ecotours

State and National Parks

Cape Lookout National Seashore131 Charles St.
Harkers Island, NC • map(252) 728-2250

Cape Lookout National Seashore is one of America's few remaining undeveloped coastal barrier island systems. It encompasses about 29,000 acres of islands, most of which run roughly parallel to the eastern shores of Carteret County. The system is bounded on the north by Ocracoke Inlet and on the south by Beaufort...more about Cape Lookout National Seashore

Fort Macon State ParkNC Hwy. 58
Atlantic Beach, NC 28520 • map(252) 726-3775

Fort Macon State Park highlights Fort Macon, one of the most complete forts of the Civil War era in the United States. The fort was taken over by Confederates on April 14, 1861, attacked from land and sea by Union forces in an eleven-hour bombardment on April 25, 1862, and surrendered...more about Fort Macon State Park

Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area1 Roosevelt Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC • map(252) 247-4003

This little gem of woods surrounds the North Carolina Aquarium on Roosevelt Drive in Pine Knoll Shores and borders N.C. Highway 58 as it winds through Bogue Banks. Maintained by the aquarium staff and North Carolina State Parks, the 300 acres have extensive maritime forests ponds. The forest attracts naturalists, birders...more about Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area

 
 
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