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Find locally inspired restaurants and shops, things to do, as well as featured attractions, events and more throughout Onslow County.  From the rural coastal plains community of Richlands to Jacksonville, as well as the coastal towns of Swansboro and Sneads Ferry, and beautiful North Topsail Beach, there is something unique to see, experience and do, #OnlyinOnslow.

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The Place Where Beauty and Pride Come Together

Located at the central coast of North Carolina, family fun adventures await in Onslow’s Great Outdoors. Our coastal location makes being out on the water nearly a year-round opportunity with a variety of adventures on tap. As home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, our area is steeped in military tradition and history that inspires our visitors to experience a unique and palpable sense of heartfelt patriotism that is all their own. From our rural coastal plains region, all the way out to North Topsail Beach, Sneads Ferry, and the quaint historic waterfront town of Swansboro, unforgettable family memories are made in Onslow.

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Kitty & Eva, Owners of Bamboo Asian House

Surely, Kitty and Eva are as busy as two co-owners can be at the beginning of lunchtime, in a town where their Asian menu has a strong word-of-mouth following, which brings along with it, repeat customers happy to eat at Bamboo several times a week. Sunny and with a relaxed demeanor, the two ladies work while they talk, but aren’t too busy to hug a longtime customer.
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“All we do is from our hearts,” Kitty says, smiling. “We don’t just have a business, and it’s not just customers, we make friends.”

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Awww! 🐶 It's National Love Your Pet Day! Dogs love the beach just as much as humans do! This furry guy always has his leash on while on the beach but needed it off just for us to take this cute photo! #OnlyinOnslow ...

Huffman Vineyards in Richlands is a great place for a glass of local wine in Onslow County! 🍷 Their wines are handcrafted in small batches. Enjoy muscadine, vinifera and fruit wines ranging from sweet to dry.
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Dolphins at Bear Island in Swansboro, NC! #onlyinonslow #ncparks #marshcruises #nccoast ...

Make your dreams come true with a romantic getaway to North Topsail Beach! Wishing everyone a Happy Valentines Day! 💗 ...

Doing a little fishing, hunting or paddling soon? Eastern Outfitters Jacksonville/Richlands supplies Onslow's outdoor enthusiasts with everything you'll need under one roof!

Hunting, shooting sports, kayaks, marine supplies, camping & more! 🦌🚣🏻‍♂️🎣
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Sunset on Saturday out in the water with @marshcruises 👍🏻 So beautiful! 🌞✨ #repost ...

Bring your sweetheart out for an evening of love songs and down-home southern cooking on Friday, February 14th for the Valentine’s Dinner Show at Mike's Farm. Enjoy the all you can eat buffet style menu followed by a special Valentine’s performance from Gaylon Pope and Sweetwater. ❤️ Get your tickets at mikes farm.com ...

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