As in any coastal region, the lifestyle on the Crystal Coast is laidback. But while local residents may take a casual approach to recreation and what they wear, they take their family life and community quite seriously. Atlantic Beach, Salter Path, Pine Knoll Shores and Indian Beach, N.C., may be vacation-oriented communities, but they’re also caring and conscientious communities with year-round residents who take pride in their hometowns.
In this section we provide information on serious stuff like public and private schools, child care, caring for pets, hospitals, medical centers, alternative healthcare, volunteering, colleges and community colleges, research facilities, green and eco-friendly living, and more.
We also tell you how to have fun. Our Kidstuff section provides the best information for entertaining children and teens, including summer camps, toy stores, the North Carolina Aquarium at Knoll Shores, Fort Macon State Park and so much more.
For bringing families from all around the world together in Atlantic Beach, we provide our Weddings section, chock full of all the information you’ll need for planning a beach wedding ceremony and reception here. The area is a very popular destination-wedding location, and all the vendors you need can be found here.