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Best beach vacation with in 2 hours of Rocky Mont

Austin, Texas
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Best beach vacation with in 2 hours of Rocky Mont

We are interested in renting a place at the beach with our family- total of 6 adults, 1 infant. Love a good sandy beach, decent waves and nearby good restaurants. Not interested in any big nightlife. Suggestions? What can you share about Morehead, Beauford, Crystal Coast- Emerald Isle?

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1. Re: Best beach vacation with in 2 hours of Rocky Mont

All of them - UGH! Terrible! Stay away - go far away!

Just kidding:)

Trying to keep the competition for places to stay down.

The crystal coast is a wonderful beach area to stay. Wide uncrowded beaches. The water is warmer than further north on the outer banks, particularly in June. Staying in residental areas where there are not motels or condominiums provides the least crowed beach areas. There are many places to eat up and down the island. The island is actually several towns - from west to east: Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach. Atlantic Beach is the most commercial town on the island. Beaufort is a quaint small historic town at the east end of the island with houses from the 1700s including Blackbeard's home. Numerous things to do and many (some expensive) places to eat. Morehead City is actually on the mainland.

It's a very relaxing place that also offers a range of things to do other than the beach. Google Crystal Coast Rentals or Emerald Isle Rentals to find rental agencies to find accomodations the suit you. A hint - you can find second row rentals that have unobstructed ocean views because the ocean front lot is empty.

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I second Dave. Beaufort and Moorhead City are neat towns. Atlantic Beach would be a fun place for you to visit. Enjoy your visit.

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