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The Crystal Coast: Paradise Found

`Like many others, the beach is my happy place. I have traveled to beaches across the world, but nothing can compare to the sand and sea of the Crystal Coast in North Carolina. The Crystal Coast is an 85-mile stretch of beautiful coastline where stress is lost and relaxation is found. There is a…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at The Crystal Coast

You’ve worked hard this summer. Celebrate and take a break from the grind with these 5 things to do this weekend at the Crystal Coast. Check out #MyCrystalCoast this Labor Day Weekend. One Walk the Pier. Whether you’re enjoying the sun, or get your toes in the sand, check out the Oceanana Pier…

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What Makes Us the “Crystal Coast?”

The Crystal Coast of North Carolina has long been enjoyed by visitors, but what gives it such a glistening name? Perhaps more than you know. The most defining landmark in the area is Cape Lookout Lighthouse – known locally as the “Diamond Lady” based on its black and white daymark. Standing regally…

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The Wild Horses of The Crystal Coast

The wild horses that call the Crystal Coast home roam freely on their respective barrier islands and have long been of interest to the scientific community, wildlife organizations, visitors and locals. Both Shackleford Banks and the Rachel Carson Reserve are home to wild horses, but there are a few…

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