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Carteret County Kids Activities And Resources In NC For Families And Parents

Frequently updated Carteret County kids activities and resources articles on this website. If you are a parent in the county and you want to write about kids events and information in the community, please CONTACT US.

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  • Horses – Carteret County NC Information On Stables, Riding Trails, Veterinarian Care, And Lessons For Kids

Community maintained information on horseback riding, kids lessons, and riding trails in the community. This is a great resource to help kids learn about animals and how to care for them while parents and families spend time together.

  • Parks and Recreation In Carteret County NC, Information For The Kids

Information about area parks and recreation locations, events, summer camps, sports leagues, and other information for parents and guardians.

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  • Rotary Park In Morehead City NC. Soccer, Fitness And Fun For Kids And Families

Learn more about Rotary Park and it’s many Spring and Summer soccer leagues, playground, basketball court, grilling area, and exercise track for parents. Click here.

  • Things To Do In Atlantic Beach NC For Kids And Families – Parks, Shopping, Movies, Restaurants, And More

An article mostly meant for people visiting the community on vacation, but a great resource for local families and parents on things to do in Atlantic Beach NC. You ready?

  • Swinson Park in Morehead City NC – Soccer Fields, Tennis, Baseball, Kids Park And More

Swinson Park is a very popular area for softball and baseball, with a great inclusive playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, and pet walking area. Lets go there now!

  • Shevans Park Kids Playground in Morehead City NC – Tennis, Slides, Swings, & Picnic Area

Shevans Park is another wildly popular park in the community offering a fort like playground, tennis courts, picnic area with a covered area making it a great place for birthday parties that families can enjoy. This is also a great park to find 252 rocks. Learn more.

  • Atlantic Beach NC Splashpad in Carteret County – Kids And Family Fun

The Splashpad is located at the town park and is a great family outing place for kids to play in their giant water fountain. This area also has mini golf, skateboard park, concession stand, playground, picnic areas, and basketball courts. It’s mostly and Spring, Summer, and early Fall destination, but why not learn more.

  • Atlantic Beach NC Mini Golf in Carteret County – Kids And Family Activities

Who does not like mini golf? Lets play!

  • Atlantic Beach NC Skateboard Park

Very cool place and new addition to the town park in Atlantic Beach where families can enjoy skateboarding. Lets roll!

  • Radio Island Public Beach Access In Beaufort NC

Information on a very popular beach access area where families can go swimming with less ocean waves, less chance of rip currents, and calmer waters. Great area for parents to hang out in the sand and watch boats travel to and from Cape Lookout and Shackleford Banks.

  • The Wild Horses On Shackleford Island (Banks)

Great article to learn about the history and habitat of the wild horses on Shackleford Banks. This is a great day trip to take a ferry and enjoy the barrier islands near Cape Lookout.

  • Maritime Museum in Beaufort NC | Carteret County History And Coastal Information

What kid actually wants to go to a museum? Surprisingly, they love this place and it’s many educational opportunities to learn more about Blackbeard the pirate, coastal wildlife, boat building, and aquaculture. Lets do this!

  • Oceanana Fishing Pier in Atlantic Beach NC

Oceanana Fishing Pier is a great place for parents and families to spend the day fishing and enjoying the beach. This attractions offers food and a small arcade for family fun. Lets go!

Again, please use the comment form below to let us know about resources that we missed and if you are interested in becoming a Carteret County kids and parenting blogger, please make contact with us!

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Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

One thought on “Carteret County Kids Activities And Resources In NC For Families And Parents

  • January 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    Hoop Pole Creek nature trail and Elliott Coues nature trail on Atlantic Beach are great for exercise and exploration. Kids and families can also explore the vast Croatan National Forest in Newport. The Skateboad Park and mini golf are popular in the summertime. There are many public locations that kids can fish in Carteret County.


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