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Nice base

If you are authorized military privleges, this is a nice little base complete with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
Richmond, Virginia
ELizabeth City

By Coast Guard Standards, a very nice facility. Not much of an urban environment but that's close... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Brandon, Florida
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
6 Aug 2018
“work area”
3 Mar 2018
“Need to have a military ID to get on the base”
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1664 Weeksville Rd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-6701
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

uscg day wonderful plenty of good eats even though rainy wonderful time for the kids, rides slides and pones and who wouldn't love a shaved ice

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Need to be with someone or have your own military ID to get on base. If you're accompanied by a military ID then you need a driver's license or a passport to get on. Good Exchange, nice beach for kids.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank John4444444
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This Coast Guard Base on the outskirts of Elizabeth City is called the "Largest Coast Guard Operating Base in the World". Wow That's a mouthful for a base that in my US Navy experience Would be called "really small". If you are an Active Duty...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MannySEAL
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I called the base at the request of family members that are visiting and would like to take a tour. Turns out there are no public tours available and only Active or Retired Military are permitted on the base.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Followed signs and drove to area. From road, we could see some airplanes but area had not been mowed and looked overgrown. Went down road to guard station and was asked for military identification. Husband presented Veteran of US Army Identification and was told they...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ryansgrammie
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I'm biased, as I am currently the Base Commander but this is a great base w/lots of history, celebrated our 75th Anniversary last year with a series of very special events. Come see why Elizabeth City was named as an official "Coast Guard City". For...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank GGWD
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stayed in a trailer - which we don't recommend. Try the cabins. They have a nice but small base exchange.

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank sunnysideup70
Reviewed 14 March 2016

If you are authorized military privleges, this is a nice little base complete with a lot of facilities normally associated with a larger base. In addition to food & fuel, there is a nice small beach, some trailer rentals, credit unions, gym, and so forth....More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank va_yankee23
Reviewed 17 September 2015

By Coast Guard Standards, a very nice facility. Not much of an urban environment but that's close enough in Chesapeake VA to the North. Reasonably cheap housing and plenty of outdoor activities, particularly hunting, freah water and saltwater fishing, and the beaches of the Outer...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank jrtravers
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We love the CG base, but that's not surprising considering we are Coasties ourselves! Our family enjoys everything the base has to offer and we have done pretty much everything there is to do there. This base has a nice little gym, beach with a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank mommiesonvacation
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