THINGS TO SEE WHILE VISITING EMERALD ISLE
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO THE VIRUS PANDEMIC, THERE MAY BE RESTRICTIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE VENUES. PLEASE CONTACT THE VENUES DIRECTLY.
SEA TURTLES NEST ON EMERALD ISLE – May 1st thru October 31st is Sea Turtle Nesting & Hatching Season in Emerald Isle
Every year Emerald Isle is visited by loggerhead sea turtles between May 1 and August 31. The Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Protection Program, with about 80 volunteers, tries to locate and protect the nest sites and help hatchlings return to the surf.
FORT MACON STATE PARK –Perfectly restored Civil War-era fort-2303 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach
Fort Macon, Atlantic Beach, NC
CAPE LOOKOUT NATIONAL SEASHORE AND LIGHTHOUSE – Cape Lookout
131 Charles St, Harkers Island, NC 28531 Phone:(252) 728-2250
NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM IN PINE KNOLL SHORES– Interactive spot featuring touch pools, a submarine tank, and local creatures from Otters to Sharks on Roosevelt Blvd, Pine Knoll Shores Visit… NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores
BUTTERFLY GARDEN – Water Tower Park adjacent to Emerald Isle Police Station, Emerald Isle, NC
THE HISTORY PLACE – The history museum of Carteret County,1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 252-247-7533