local-services on the Crystal Coast

We’re not joking when we say, “Live like a local.” Take advantage of area resources for information on transportation, pet needs, rentals and more.

24 Results Found

  • Grid
  • List
  • Map

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.

Cabin rentals/reservations are controlled by and made with the National Park Service on Core Banks South. Cabins and Gas will be paid for on the Island and not at Davis Shore Ferry Service. (Payment on the island can be made by cash, check, or credit card)

Reservations available online through http://recreation.gov
For those without web access, please call 1-877-444-6777 to make your reservation.
For more info visit http://www.nps.gov/calo/planyourvisit/lodging.htm

148 Willis Road, Davis, NC 28524, United States

(252) 729-3474|(252) 729-3474


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

210 Campen Rd. , Beaufort, NC 28516, United States

(252) 504-2097


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.

1000 Morris Marina Road, Atlantic, NC 28511, United States

(252) 225-4261


Island Ferry Adventures

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

326 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516, United States



NC Division of Marine Fisheries

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is responsible for the stewardship of the state’s marine and estuarine resources. The DMF’s jurisdiction encompasses all coastal waters and extends to 3 miles offshore.

3441 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-7021


Imagination Playce

Our Mission is to provide a playce where dreams come alive, where kids can explore freely, where love is the language and learning is fun!  We provide a center where you can stay and play with your children, drop them off for up to 4 hours, or sign them up for art, science, or yoga classes or celebrate with private parties. We offer Parents Nights Out and Parents Mornings Out as well.

518 Cedar Point Blvd Cedar Point, NC 28584

(252) 424-8172


Cape Pointe Marina & Ferry Service

Cape Pointe Marina is your one stop shop for all fishing, boating and camping needs! Located on Harkers Island in Carteret County, we offer everything you need for the best fishing trip around. We offer monthly and annual boat slip rentals, a boat ramp, ships store, live bait, gas and oil, annual RV site rentals, boat engine repairs, boat and RV storage, and souvenirs.

1390 Island Road Harkers Island, NC 28531

(252) 728-6181


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.

5209 Narron Business Dr, Newport, NC 28570, United States

(252) 726-0077


Mitchell Village Animal Hospital

We offer a wide variety of services
Wellness Exams, Vaccinations, Heart worm testing, Senior wellness exams, Senior lab work. Hospital care for sick pets, dentistry
Spaying and neutering
We have a full pharmacy
Boarding, baths, shave downs, nail trims
We offer many options for flea, tick, and heartworm control.
Science diet and prescription diet

5015 Executive Dr. , Morehead City, 28557, United States

(252) 726-4033


Morehead City Ferry Service

Collect Sand Dollars!

Step aboard our new 49 passenger catamaran = no crowding with a comfortable ride. Morehead City Ferry Service offers Daily Sand Dollar Island Tours on the largest boat to Sand Dollar Island. “When The Tide Is Low It’s Time To Go.” Our local, experienced captains know talk about the history and mystery of the beautiful Crystal Coast. Watch for possible Dolphin sightings. Reservations are required. Trips sell out fast. Call for times. $16.00 Adults, $10.00 Children (3-11) Infants (0-2) FREE

Dolphin Watch!

Morehead City Ferry Service has daily Dolphin Watch Sunset Scenic Cruises from Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30pm-9:00pm. Explore the beauty, grace and tranquility of the Crystal Coast. Sit back and relax on the narrated cruise. $25.00 Adults, $15.00 Children (3-11) Infants (0-2)-FREE This is a very popular cruise, so reservations are required.

709 Shepard Street, Morehead City, NC, USA

(252) 504-2488


Nancy’s Nannies, Inc.

Nancy’s Nannies, Inc. has offered quality babysitting for vacationing families, bridal parties, churches, military and corporate events along the Crystal Coast for 25 years. Sitters come to you and can provide care for 1 infant or a group of all ages. We offer peace of mind for parents and nurturing for children.

Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 726-6575


Hugs & Kisses Grooming Palace

Your pet is not just an animal but a family member so why not give them the best treatment too? Well you found it. Where your pet is treated like ROYALITY!


262 Howard Blvd, Newport, NC 28570, United States

(252) 223-3344


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!

937 Harkers Island Road, Harkers Island, NC 28516, United States

(252) 838-8814


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.

117 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-3555


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!

125 Grady Davis Lane, Davis, NC 28524, United States

(252) 729-9751


Island Express Ferry Service

The only ferry authorized by the NPS to drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse and Shackleford Banks. Departing from Beaufort and Harkers Island.

New fast, large and comfortable catamaran ferries-Local Experienced Captains-Finest pristine waters & sandy beaches-Best shelling in NC-Wild Horses-Hiking-Fishing-Photography. Leave your stress of the mainland behind. “An Experience to Last a Lifetime”. National Park Service Authorized Concessioner.

Beaufort to Shackleford Banks Round Trip

$17-Adults/Campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $10-Children (3-11), Infants (2-0)-Free, $7.00 Pets

Beaufort to Cape Lookout Round Trip

4 hour narrated trip departs from Beaufort. Look for various types of marine life while enjoying panoramic views of Shackleford Banks, Middle Marsh, Harkers Island and South Core Banks. We drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse giving you approximately 2 hours to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this island. While you are there take time to bird watch, swim, climb the lighthouse or look for some of the most beautiful shells in the world. Sailing twice daily on a 49 passenger stable, fast catamaran. Departs at 9:00am and 1:30pm. 4 Hour Trip, $35.00-Adults, $25.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2) FREE 

Special Trip

Departs from Beaufort. Sunset Shackleford Banks Wild Horse & Dolphin Cruise with 1 hour on Shackleford Banks. BEST TIME TO BE ON THE BEACH!                                                                               Tuesday-Saturday from 6:30-8:30pm, $20.00-Adults, $15.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2) FREE, Reservations recommended.

Harkers Island to Shackleford Banks Round Trip

$17.00-Adults/Campers (includes 2 carry-ons), $5.00 additional carry-ons or over-sized carry-on, $10.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2)-FREE, $7.00-Pets

Harkers Island to Cape Lookout Round Trip

$17.00-Adults/Campers (includes 2 carry-ons) $5.00 additional carry-ons or oversized carry-ons, $10.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2)-FREE

Harkers Island to Shackleford Banks/Cape Lookout Combo Trip

$28.00-Adults, $15.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2)-FREE, $7.00-Pets MOST POPULAR

Special Trip

Departs from Harkers Island-Sunset Cruise, Dolphin Watch and drop off at Cape Lookout Lighthouse for 1 hour to enjoy the sunset and possibly see the Shackleford horses.
$20.00-Adults, $15.00-Children (3-11), Infants (0-2)- FREE. Reservations recommended.

600 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, USA

(252) 728-7433|(252) 728-7433


Pet Docks Veterinary Hospital

Conveniently located in Morehead City, NC PetDocks has been providing full service companion animal pet care to the Crystal Coast since June 2000. PetDocks Veterinary Hospital, an AAHA accredited hospital is committed to providing all pets with the best possible care and services at a higher standard. Behind the scenes we maintain a wide range of sophisticated equipment to provide the highest quality of modern veterinary diagnostic, and surgical services including LASER surgery and ULTRA SOUND capabilities.

5307 Hwy 70 W, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 240-3885


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.

213 Commerce Ave., Morehead City, 28557, United States

(252) 726-4998


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.

1074 Cedar Point Blvd. , Cedar Point, 28584, United States

(252) 393-6581


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, United States

(252) 808-1729


A-1 Yellow Cab

A-1 Yellow Cab is located in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. A-1 Yellow Cab is working in Taxis activities.

Po Box 1081, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512, United States

(252) 240-2700


Old Town Taxi

Servicing Morehead City and Beaufort areas.

316 Marsh Street, Beaufort, NC, United States

(252) 838-1277


Austin Veterinary

Austin Veterinary Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital. The following is a list of frequently used services we offer, but is not a comprehensive list. Please contact us if you have more specialized needs for your pet than what you see listed here.

  • Dental Cleanings
  • Emergency Care
  • Grooming
  • Outreach
  • Radiology
  • Reproduction
  • Surgeries
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaccines


1550 Lennoxville Rd Beaufort, North Carolina

(252) 838-9028


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.

2401 Bridges St, Morehead City, NC 28557, United States

(252) 247-4600