Sea-to-Table with Carteret Catch


As home to the North Carolina Seafood Festival, Beaufort Wine & Food Festival, dozens of chef-owned restaurants and generations of fishermen, it’s no secret that we take seafood seriously at the Crystal Coast. With the help of Carteret Catch, we’re working to maintain that heritage and ensure that you’re experiencing fresh, quality seafood during your visit…. Read More

Fresh, Fun Food at Dank Burrito


What began as a funky food truck by the beach has evolved into yet another one of the Crystal Coast’s favorite foodie finds. Imagined into existence by local chef and restaurateur Clarke Merrell, Dank Burrito began serving their unique tacos and burritos in May 2014, driving throughout the Crystal Coast and gaining a quick and enthusiastic following…. Read More

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 differences between the herds. Shackleford Banks Shackleford Banks… Read More

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