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Be Inspired at the NC Coast in Onslow County

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 The off-season is a great time to be at North Carolina’s Southern Coast in Onslow County!  Breathe in the crisp cooler air, explore nature and enjoy an adventure all to yourself!  Find what inspires you!

  1. Take a long walk along the quiet shores of North Topsail Beach.
  2. Rent a beach bike and go for a long ride at sunrise.
  3. Kayak or enjoy stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) along Swansboro’s Intracoastal Waterway.
  4. Enjoy dining al fresco in one of our coastal waterfront towns and watch the sun go down.
  5. Find sea treasures on a private shelling cruise to Bear Island with Pogie’s or Marsh Cruises.
  6. Go bird watching and learn about local history on a sunset cruise with Lady Swan Boat Tours in Swansboro.
  7. Take the kids for a seasonal hayride, enjoy a southern-style meal and visit the NC Products Barn at Mike’s Farm.
  8. Hit the links and play a round of golf.
  9. Do some fishing – on a pier, on the beach, on a kayak, or charter your own private fishing excursion.
  10. Explore the over 40 unique restaurants and shops in Historic Downtown Swansboro.