If you are anything like us, you are probably ready to get out of the house, so we have put together a fun little list of things to do in or around the Cape CarteretEmerald Isle, and Swansboro area. Most of these places some, or all of us, have been to, but other places, we have heard amazing things about and cannot wait to visit! Have you been to any of these? If so, let us know what you think! 



1.     Escapology Escape Rooms Crystal Coast|134 Golfin Dolphin Dr. Cape Carteret| (252) 393-8131  



The Crystal Coast's finest live escape game experience! 


2.     North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores| 1 Roosevelt Boulevard Pine Knoll Shores | (252247-4003 


From the mountains to the sea … feel the spray of a mountain waterfall. Watch river otters play. Touch a stingray. Look a shark in the eye. Explore shipwrecks — without getting wet. See a rare white sea turtle. 


3.     Hammocks Beach State Park|1572 Hammock Beach Rd. Swansboro | (910) 326-4881 



“A hidden gem along the coast of North Carolina.”  


4.  Bake Bottle & Brew|147 Front St. Swansboro | (910) 325-7550 

“A gathering place for the local community and tourists alike. Located in a charming, waterfront house, we have everything for all wine lovers, beer aficionados, sweets fans, and coffee enthusiasts.” 


5.     Sweet Edventures Dessert Bar |118 Front St. Swansboro | (910) 325-8964 



“Serving desserts from cakes & pies, to shakes and sundaes. Offering a full martini & coffee menu all in an upscale atmosphere you won’t want to leave.” 


6.     Island Water Sports|1960 Salter Path Rd. Salter Path | (252) 247-7303 



Island Water Sports Rentals is a water sports equipment rental service in Emerald Isle/Indian Beach. We offer rentals for jet skis, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, banana boat rides, kayaks, and a wade and play area. 

7.     Salty Pirate Waterpark|8915 Reed Dr. Emerald Isle | (252) 354-2609 



“Spend a fun filled day at the ultimate relaxation oasis with super affordable admission.” 

8.     Mac Daddys|130 Golfin Dolphin Dr. Cape Carteret | (252393-6565 



When you are looking for fun and a great family-friendly atmosphere in Cape Carteret, head to Mac Daddy’s! With 24 lanes of the coolest bowling around, the area’s largest arcade, and an awesome sports bar restaurant with big screen TVs, Mac Daddy’s is a destination for fun for all ages 



We hope you can check out some of these amazing locations around the Cape Carteret, Emerald Isle, and Swansboro area!! Keep your eyes out for more fun things to do in neighboring towns!