• 46°
  • 44°
  • 55°
  • 56°
  • 42°

Local Resources

Whether you come to spend a weekend or a lifetime, our goal is to provide visitors, vacationers and residents with all the information they need to enjoy North Carolina's Crystal Coast. If you need more information, please contact us by phone or by email.

3409 Arendell Street, Morehead City , NC
Phone: 252.726.8148, 800.786.6962

Cedar Point/Cape Carteret, NC
(just before crossing the bridge to Emerald Isle, NC)
Phone: 252.393.3100

Email: b[email protected]


Town of Emerald Isle- www.emeraldisle-nc.org  
Town of Cedar Point- http://www.cedarpointnc.org/
Town of Peletier- http://www.townofpeletiernc.com/
Town of Cape Carteret- http://www.townofcapecarteret.org/
Town of Indian Beach- http://www.indianbeach.org/
Town of Pine Knoll Shores- http://www.townofpks.com/
Town of Atlantic Beach- www.atlanticbeach-nc.com
Town of Morehead City- https://moreheadcity.nc.gov/
Town Of Beaufort- http://www.beaufortnc.org/

Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association- http://www.downtownmoreheadcity.com/
Carteret County Chamber of Commerce- http://www.nccoastchamber.com/
Carteret County Economic Development Council- http://carteretedc.com/
Arts Council of Carteret County- http://artscouncilcarteret.org/
Crystal Coast Hospitality Association- http://www.ncbeach.com/
Carteret County Board of Realtors- http://ccrealtors.org/

TDA Grant Guidelines for 2014-2015


A-1 Yellow Cab

Po Box 1081
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 240-2700

Arendell Animal Hospital

Going on vacation or visiting the Crystal Coast? Let Arendell Animal Hospital be your pet's home away from home! We have a full-service boarding kennel, with a full separate feline boarding area and many different sizes of runs or cages. We make sure that all of your pets needs are taken care of, and we also offer bathing while boarding so your friend goes home looking good and smelling great! Plus, all boarders qualify for a half-price deluxe bath during their stay with us! Please call anytime for prices or more information on our boarding services.

View Website 213 Commerce Ave.
Morehead City, 28557

(866) 539-2443

Atlantic Beach Taxi

Never be stranded again. With Atlantic Beach Taxi, a safe, courteous and on time ride is always just a phone call away. We're a locally owned and operated taxicab company serving Atlantic Beach, Morehead City and Beafort, North Carolina. We offer 24-hour service and we're open 365 days a year. We pick up and deliver anywhere in North Carolina—that's right, we said anywhere.

View Website 117 E Fort Macon Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 240-3555

Beach Paws Pet Resort

We are pleased to offer to residents and visitors at the Crystal Coast a new concept in pet boarding and day care. More than just a kennel, Beach Paws provides an environment designed to promote exercise and socialization in a comfortable and secure setting.

View Website 5209 Narron Business Dr.
Morehead City, 28570

(252) 726-0077

Best Friend Pet Sitting Service

We offer quality care for your pet in the comfort of your home. For over fifteen years, we have watched over your pets with love and affection. Best Friend Pet Sitting proudly serves Beaufort, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Newport, and Pine Knoll Shores. We are fully insured and references are available upon request. We offer visitations and overnight stays. Give us a call today.

View Website
(252) 726-9135

Brigadoon Animal Hospital

We offer pet boarding services that allows your cat or dog to stay with us for either a short term or long term visit.

View Website 1074 Cedar Point Blvd.
Cedar Point, 28584

(252) 393-6581

Cape Lookout Cabins & Camps Ferry Service

Offering vehicle ferry service to South Core Banks and Cape Lookout. 4WD Trucks also available for rent so that you can take as many supplies, coolers, chairs and friends as you like!

View Website 125 Grady Davis Lane
Davis, NC 28524

(252) 729-9751

Carol's Critter Care

Pet sitting service

Emerald Isle
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Carteret Cab

Locally owned and serving the Morehead City area for over seven years, the drivers of Carteret Cab will get you where you need to go with fast and friendly service. Whether you’re heading to Atlantic Beach for a party or need to provide your employees with transportation for a corporate event, Carteret Cab will get you there.

View Website 2401 Bridges St
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-4600

Crystal Coast Ferry Service

Located on the Morehead City waterfront between Jack's & the Carolina Princess.  Plenty of All-Day FREE parking just steps away!

Hourly trips to & Sand Dollar Islands

View Website 201 S. 6th Street
Morehead City, NC 28557


Crystal Coast Yellow Cab

3121 Tootle Rd
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 223-4155

Crystal Coast Yellow Cab

317 Cedar Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5365

Davis Shore Ferry Service

Davis Shore Ferry Service is proud to offer vehicle and passenger service to Cape Lookout National Seashore. Our Ferries leave from Davis, NC to South Core Banks (Great Island) and return. Ferry Service, Ice, Bait, Tackle, and other supplies are available through Davis Shore Ferry Service.

View Website 148 Willis Road
Davis, NC 28524

(252) 729-3474

Gourmet By The C.


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

View Website 5063 Executive Drive
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-465-4329

Hugs & Kisses Grooming Palace

Pet sitting. Second location at 1057 Suite E, Cedar Point, NC 28584. 252-393-1366

View Website 262 Howard Blvd
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 223-3344

Hungry Town Bike Tours

From the Hidden Beaufort Tour to Legends & Lore of the Sea, your professional local guide will entertain you with fascinating details, historical narratives and true stories that make up the rich history of Beaufort, North Carolina.  You'll get an insider’s perspective on where the locals go to eat and play.  Visitors will pedal through 300 years of Beaufort’s history on easy-going beach cruiser bikes.  It’s the coolest way to tour America’s coolest small town. 

A Ride to Remember takes visitors to several locations in Beaufort as described in Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novels A Walk to Remember and The Choice. Experience the Crystal Coast’s premier guided culinary and food tours.   We’ll stop at several of the best local culinary treasures.  You’ll nosh and sip on some of the most delicious flavors on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks.  From the Beaufort Culinary Tour to the North Carolina Shrimp Tour, you'll enjoy Southern culinary dishes from restaurants offering fresh, local products that support our local fisherman and farmers.

View Website 412 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 648-1011

Island Adventures

Offering service 7 days a week year-round to Bird Shoal, Sand Dollar Island and Carrot Island.

View Website 326 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516


Kindred Spirit Gifts & Accessories

The Kindred Spirit Gift Shop is chock full of estate costume jewelry, teas and accessories, silver, home décor items, local treasures and unusual gifts. You will find the perfect gift for any occasion or any person…birthdays, weddings, babies, holidays and more!

View Website 937 Harkers Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28516

(252) 838-8814

Lake Road Winery

Open Wednesday-Saturday. Come join us for a tasting of our outstanding North Carolina wines. We are located in the quaint town of Newport, North Carolina only 20 minutes from the beaches of the Southern Outer Banks. Our comfortable and charming space is the perfect to place to sample some of the best wines Coastal North Carolina has to offer. In addition to our wine tastings, we offer a selection of cheese and crackers for sale, as well as our own brand of specialty foods. Come see us and spend the afternoon at the winery.

View Website 1120 Lake Road
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 622-0930

Live Oak Veterinary Hospital

We are a small animal, full service, Veterinary Hospital that caters to the beautiful Crystal Coast in North Carolina. We speicialize in canines, felines, rabbits, rodents, reptiles and pigs. Vaccinations, Spay/Neuter, Dentals, Microchipping, Grooming, Boarding, Senior Care, On-Site Pharmacy, Limited On-Site Labratory, Weight Management, Dietary and Behavioral Counseling, On-Line Store

View Website 210 Campen Rd.
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 504-2097

Lookout Cruises

Lookout Cruises offers daily sailing excursions departing historic Beaufort for up to 42 passengers on a 45-foot catamaran with cushioned seating, plenty of shade and large clean restrooms on board. Tours to Cape Lookout National Seashore.

View Website Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516


Mitchell Village Animal Hospital

5015 Executive Dr.
Morehead City, 28557

(252) 726-4033

Morris Marina Ferry Service

Passenger and 4-wheel drive vehicle ferry service to North Core Banks and Portsmouth operates mid-March through early December. Pets on leash or in vehicles are accommodated.

View Website 1000 Morris Marina Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28511

(252) 225-4261

Nancy's Nannies

View Website 3407 Taylor Street
Morehead City, NC 28557


NC Division of Marine Fisheries

View Website 3441 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 726-7021
or (800) 682-2632

Nelson's Kennels

4415 Arendell St.
Morehead City, 28557

(252) 247-2026

Paradise Acres Boarding and Pet Sitting

At Paradise Acres Boarding, Inc. we believe that leaving your pet shouldn't be a stressful event for either of you. We strive to treat every pet in our care with the same care and love we would give to our own pets. We know your pets are not just animals - whether they are four-legged and furry, scaly, finned or feathered, they are members of your family and its our goal to keep them as safe, clean, and happy as possible while they are in our care. Paradise Acres Boarding has been operating for eleven years and is owned by Jeff and Christina Richardson. Your cat or dog will enjoy the peaceful surroundings at Paradise Acres. Our staff members have various levels of training in pet care, including Certified Pet Care Technician and Veterinary Technician.

View Website 358 Sam Garner Rd
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 223-3007

PAWS Bark Park

Hours: 6am - 8pm. PAWS Bark Park has a double gated entry, key card entry, large and small dog area, parking, restroom, seating, shade structure, waste stations, and a water fountain.

5042 Mattie St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 808-1729

Promise Land Market

909-B Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 732-0006

Somerset Cellars

The Crystal Coast's oldest federal bonded winery.

View Website 3906 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 727-4800

Taylor's Creek Grocery & Deli

View Website 525 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 838-1495

Wal-Mart SuperCenter

566 Hwy 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-0511

Waterfront Tour Services

Departs from Portside Marina, Morehead City. Pets may be accommodated, but call first.

209 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 726-7678

Visitor Guides

Visitorl’s Guide