Things to do in Emerald Isle

Beaufort Historic Site
100 Block Turner Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
Take a trip back in time, have fun with history, and become immersed in North Carolina’s rich culture in the third oldest town in the state. This depiction of life in the 18th and 19th century includes nine authentically restored buildings open for tours all year. This coastal city is rich with heritage, demonstrated through numerous educational programs, guided tours, and events which depict the lifestyle during this time in history.
Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
405 Evans Street, Suite A, Morehead City, NC 28557
Venture to the premier spot for marlin fishing on the East Coast for the “Super Bowl” of fishing tournaments and battle with past champions. For the past 13 years, the total winnings have topped 1 million dollars and have been on the rise since 1974. Register today for your shot at the big prize and take home the biggest marlin!
Fish Tales Town Creek
232-A W. Beaufort Rd. Beaufort, NC 28516
Located on the water in Beaufort, Fish Tales is the perfect place to find a variety of seafood, chicken, and many other dishes, providing something for everyone. Bring the whole family and enjoy the scene while enjoying your fresh seafood. Or, stop by a little later to see the sunset from the Tiki Bar and indulge in a few drinks while listening to live music.
Emerald Isle - Insider Info
Plan your entire vacation on the gorgeous Emerald Isle using all insider information and tips from locals. Find advice from moving to the area to fun-filled family activities to planning your perfect wedding. Visitors just staying the day can also find assistance in planning the perfect activities and outings. If you’re feeling brave, venture outside of the island and discover the many other destinations along North Carolina’s Southern and Central coasts.