Exploring Carteret County
Takes place every Saturday at the courthouse until around 1 pm. This is a great attraction to learn about and meet local artist, farmers, and other food producers.
If you have an interest in any of the articles and destinations on this website, please use the discussion form at the bottom of each to ask questions.
Carteret County is a world-renowned fishing destination for people looking for the best in offshore fishing. Check this article out and plan your next trip.
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Local Area Public Interest
What other types of information can we add to this website so that it will be more useful in your efforts to learn more about the communities in this area? Is the addition of a social network something that adds to or takes away from this site? Would you like to see us open up submitted articles to outside authors who write about their interests and events in the community? What more can we do to influence tourism in to destinations within the area? What more can we do to work with local businesses? Contact Us.
While Carteret County Project NC is focused on local area things to do and attractions in the county, in this section we will maintain a live blog of significant events in Carteret County NC as it relates to visitor travel, local news, new business openings, local government announcements, and other places to see.
Additionally, as we receive emails from readers asking questions who are considering a vacation to our local area, we will post those emails along with our answers here so that others with similar questions can see them.
Popular Attractions: NC Seafood Festival, Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, Beaufort Pirate Invasion, Beaufort Music Festival, Cape Lookout, Shackleford Banks, and the Maritime Museum.
Popular Things To Do: Walk the Beaufort boardwalk at night, walk any of the Bogue Banks beaches at night, Visit downtown Morehead City on a weekend night, visit Fort Macon, Take the ferry to Shackleford Banks and Cape Lookout, explore Down East, tour the historical homes in Beaufort, and go to the NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores.
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Carteret County Project NC Site Comments
Great website offering readers the opportunity to learn about attractions, destinations, and public interest for those vacationing or traveling to the area. We used this site months before our visit to the community to plan things to do for our kids and family. Thank you! - Kim and John
This county is a great vacation area for those not wanting a whole lot of commercialization. We look forward to the next visit. - Karen
A great site covering almost any topic you can think of in the local communities, be it county information and events, or historical information. - Jacob
We used this site to plan our family vacation and travel, and found a huge amount of things to do in the local area just by spending 30 minutes on this site. Great county to visit! - Tammy and Bruce
Great website to plan a weekend getaway, we visit in May of 2021 and spent to weekends there an loved it!