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10 Safe Family Fun Things to Do at NC’s Central Coast

Is a safe family getaway to the beach sounding good about now?  Never was there a better time to enjoy being outdoors with friends and family at the central coast of North Carolina in Onslow County! Check out our list of 10 safe and fun things to do that your family will love!   All of […]

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12 Great Spots to Grab a Coffee

If you’re a coffee-lover like us, one of the first things you want to know when traveling to a new town is, “where’s a place to get a good coffee,” right?  To kick off 2022, here are several of our favorites spots in this roundup!  See a complete list of coffee shops in our area […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate the 4th Of July Weekend

🇺🇲 Happy 4th of July, y’all!  There’s a great weekend ahead and we’re excited about all the local events and happenings to see fireworks, celebrate your patriotic spirit and have some good old-fashioned fun.  Here are 5 celebrations happening this weekend. 🏖️ Check out more Summer Fun Things to Do #OnlyinOnslow. We look forward to […]

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Celebrate African American History In Onslow County

Onslow County is rich in history.  We have many historical sites, memorials, and museums across the county that reflect our sense of pride and patriotism.   For those looking to learn more about the impressive history and lasting difference the African American community has made, past and present, we encourage you to discover the African American […]

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Get Cozy at the Southern Coast of North Carolina

The cooler weather of fall at North Carolina’s central coast in Onslow County brings with it a cozy vibe as well as a quiet and relaxing alternative to the busier spring and summer tourist months.  Being out on the water is nearly a year-round opportunity, whether for some fishing or to enjoy a specialty cruise […]

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Get Hooked on Onslow’s Great Outdoors

Spring is an ideal time of year to enjoy  Onslow Great Outdoors at the southern coast of North Carolina for a last-minute getaway as well as a family vacation! Families get hooked easily on our beautiful waterways and beaches, ripe with a host of all kinds of water recreation.  Combine a day of fun while taking in natural […]

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Golf Getaways at the NC Coast in Sneads Ferry

Golfing is nearly a year-round sport in North Carolina.  And while here, at the central coast of NC in Onslow’s Great Outdoors, enjoying being out on the water or at the beach for half a day and playing a round of golf for the other half is a huge part of our appeal.  You’ll marvel […]

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Hammocks Beach State Park Named One of Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites

One of the North Carolina central coast’s best-kept secrets is Hammocks Beach State Park, in Swansboro.  But we’re pretty sure that the secret is out! Outside Magazine has selected this gem of a park as one of the 6 Best Uncrowded Beach Camping Sites in the US! From Outside Magazine, by Megan Michelson, August 3, […]

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Holiday Happenings at NC’s Southern Coast

✨ The holiday spirit in Onslow County is here! ✨ Our locals and small business owners are what make it so much fun to visit our area. Check out this round-up of 21 Fun Things to Do in Onslow County throughout the month of December.  We hope you join us at our local festivities and […]

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Local Netflix Star Brings Legacy BBQ Food Truck to Jacksonville

As delicious as the barbecue is, the inspiring story behind Legacy Barbecue in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and its owner, Ashley Thompson will touch your heart.  It’s about two friends with a passion for the pit that eventually landed Thompson on Netflix’s show, American Barbecue Showdown. See the Full Story Here of Legacy Barbecue | Jacksonville […]

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Monthly Live Music Line up

🎸🔥 The heat of the summer is on and so is our August 2022 live music line-up #OnlyinOnslow! Come on out and enjoy the warm nights at North Carolina’s southern coast! As most are scheduled outdoors and at local restaurants, be sure to check out their Facebook Pages to confirm dates and times. Arrive a […]

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Onslow County, NC Is The Future of Travel

National Travel and Tourism Week 2022 (May 1-7) spotlights the collective strength of the U.S. travel industry as well as right here in our local communities, #OnlyinOnslow! The 39th annual #NTTW, taking place May 1-7, recognizes the Future of Travel and the critical role that the tourism industry plays in our national and local economies […]

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Reconnect to Nature at NC’s Southern Coast

Winter’s crisp air at North Carolina’s southern coast offers a quieter and relaxing alternative to the busier spring and summer tourist months and could be the perfect time for a getaway.  Being out on the water is both refreshing and soul-soothing,  whether for a specialty cruise out of the historic and quaint waterfront town of […]

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Spooky Family Fun Things to Do This Fall

We’ve got some spooktacular fun things to do this fall in Onslow County, for all ages!  From pumpkin carving, hayrides, haunted corn mazes, costume contests, car races, and more!  We look forward to seeing you this October, #OnlyinOnslow! 👻🎃 Monster Bash @ Onslow Pines Park Monster Bash-Trunk or Treat event is just around the corner! […]

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Spring is Here at NC’s Southern Coast

Spring is here!  Relaxation is just a short drive away at the southern coast of North Carolina, #OnlyinOnslow. Here you can discover the communities of Richlands, Jacksonville, Sneads Ferry, North Topsail Beach, Holly Ridge, Hubert and Swansboro! Chill out at the beach! Our quiet little community of North Topsail Beach is a wonderful place to […]

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Swansboro One of Coolest Towns in America

The quaint and historic waterfront Town of Swansboro has been long thought of as one of the best-kept secrets at North Carolina’s southern coast.  And with so much to see and do both on and off the water, our little gem of a town is getting some attention and word is getting out!  Travel planning […]

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Travel + Leisure Ranks Bear Island in Top 10 NC Beaches

We are super excited to have Hammocks Beach State Park’s Bear Island make Travel + Leisure’s Top 10 Beaches in North Carolina list!  And of course, we couldn’t agree more.  For an adventurous beach experience, many consider it one of coastal North Carolina’s best-kept secrets! From Travel + Leisure’s 10 Best Beaches in North Carolina […]

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Travel Confidently at the Southern Coast of NC

Are you ready to plan your next getaway?  You can feel safe immediately at the southern coast of North Carolina in Onslow County, whether driving in with your friends and family in tow or when you land at Albert J. Ellis Airport, conveniently offering nonstop flights from both Charlotte and Atlanta. All you have to […]

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