By Emerald Isle Realty
May 3, 2023
Situated on a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Bogue Sound on the other, Atlantic Beach offers miles of pristine beaches for vacationers to enjoy a nearly endless list of activities.
From fun-filled adventures on the water to countless family attractions, discover the top 10 things to do in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina to make the most out of your beach vacation.
With miles of pristine beaches, Atlantic Beach is an outdoor recreation paradise with activities such as swimming, surfing, fishing, boating, kayaking, shelling and more.
Go for a stroll along the Atlantic Beach Boardwalk, lined with beach shops and eateries, benches and picnic tables, volleyball courts and a swing set for the kids.
Watch history come to life at Fort Macon State Park. Tour the fort, learn about life on the battlefield, then head for the beaches to go fishing or shelling.
Whether you’re looking to reel in a great catch or simply take in the panoramic ocean views, Oceanana Fishing Pier is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.
From deep-sea fishing for red snapper and amberjack to sport fishing for blue marlin, tuna and mahi-mahi, hop aboard one of our fishing charters for a fun fishing excursion.
Enjoy an array of tasty seafood dishes at Amos Mosquitos. Take in the picturesque views of Bogue Sound from its quaint bayou-style setting.
Hike the Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail through maritime forest that leads to views of a salt marsh and the estuary where Hoop Pool Creek flows into Bogue Sound.
Atlantic Beach Town Park is a popular spot for fun family entertainment with a skatepark, mini-golf, splash pad, playground and basketball court.
Eco-tours can be fully customized to include the activities your family enjoys most such as seeing the wild horses, looking for seashells, fishing and more.
The Crystal Coast is home to a wide array of vacation rentals loaded with amenities that make for the perfect retreat after long days filled with fun and adventure.
Filled with incredible history, pristine beaches, gorgeous views and the nearly endless list of things to do, Atlantic Beach, NC offers a touch of coastal charm that you will not find elsewhere.