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    Check out the 54th Big Rock Tournament this week!

    This week, June 8-16th, along the Morehead City Waterfront, the 54th Big Rock Blue Marlin Annual Tournament is underway! A huge offshore bite and a perfect weather forecast have combined to push the purse for the 54th Big Rock over the $1 million mark for the 15th straight year. Monday morning, 120 boats were registered to [...]

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    Cape Lookout Lighthouse opening for tower climbs – News14.com

    SOUTH CORE BANKS, N.C .– Coastal visitors will soon be able to experience the breath-taking view from the top of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. Cape Lookout National Seashore is opening the lighthouse for tower climbs on Wednesday, May 16. There are 216 steps to climb before reaching the top of the lighthouse, which boasts a 360-degree [...]

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    Google Map of the North Carolina Lighthouses...

    Google Map of the North Carolina Lighthouses…

    We are asked by many of our readers where to find a map of all of the North Carolina Lighthouses.  We have on a Google Map that pinpoints the locations of each NC Lighthouse.  If you click on one of the lighthouse locations on the map, a popup window will appear with more information about [...]

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    Trick or Treat Under the Sea!

    Trick or Treat Under the Sea!

    The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is having their annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea. Come check out the thrills and gills, Oct. 26 and 27! Ticket sales at the door are from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This year, advance tickets are available online. Admission price is $6 per person, per night; no [...]

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    North Carolina Seafood Festival's 25th Anniversary!

    North Carolina Seafood Festival’s 25th Anniversary!

    This weekend, September 30 ~ October 2  in Morehead City, North Carolina  The North Carolina Seafood Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary!  They’ll have lots of great entertainment with with bands like The North Tower Band and Sister Hazel, just to name a few. They’ll be great rides, for kids of every age. Lots of [...]

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    NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Celebrates 35 Years!

    The North Carolina at Pine Knoll Shores is dishing up fond memories and cake on Sept.10 to celebrate its 35th anniversary. Photo exhibits and slideshows of the Aquarium’s history are featured throughout the day. Cake and cupcakes will be served beginning at 10 a.m. The Aquarium debuted on Sept. 10, 1976. It is now much [...]

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    Check out the 54th Big Rock Tournament this week!

    This week, June 8-16th, along the Morehead City Waterfront, the 54th Big Rock Blue Marlin Annual Tournament is underway!

    A huge offshore bite and a perfect weather forecast have combined to push the purse for the 54th Big Rock over the $1 million mark for the 15th straight year. Monday morning, 120 boats were registered to compete in the 54th Big Rock and the purse reached $1,252,950. As the competition got under way, the 54th Big Rock winner – if entered in all levels – would be poised to receive $690,850.

    It’s an amazing site to see the boats come in and check out their catch of the day. A must see if you are in the Carteret County area!!

    For more information check out www.thebigrock.com

    Cape Lookout Lighthouse opening for tower climbs – News14.com

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    SOUTH CORE BANKS, N.C .– Coastal visitors will soon be able to experience the breath-taking view from the top of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.

    Cape Lookout National Seashore is opening the lighthouse for tower climbs on Wednesday, May 16. There are 216 steps to climb before reaching the top of the lighthouse, which boasts a 360-degree panoramic view of the Crystal Coast.

    For more information check out Cape Lookout Lighthouse opening for tower climbs – News14.com.

    Google Map of the North Carolina Lighthouses…

    We are asked by many of our readers where to find a map of all of the North Carolina Lighthouses.  We have on a Google Map that pinpoints the locations of each NC Lighthouse.  If you click on one of the lighthouse locations on the map, a popup window will appear with more information about the lighthouse.   From the popup window, you can also obtain driving directions to the lighthouse. You can also determine the proximity of one lighthouse to another, which is very useful in planing your visits.

    Here is a link to the Google Map.

    Here is a screenshot:

    Hopefully this will be useful to you when planning your next trip to the North Carolina Coast.

    Trick or Treat Under the Sea!

    The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is having their annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea. Come check out the thrills and gills, Oct. 26 and 27! Ticket sales at the door are from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This year, advance tickets are available online. Admission price is $6 per person, per night; no charge for ages 2 and under.

    For more information check out the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores TOTUS!

    North Carolina Seafood Festival’s 25th Anniversary!

    This weekend, September 30 ~ October 2 
    in Morehead City, North Carolina 
    The North Carolina Seafood Festival is celebrating its 25th Anniversary! 

    They’ll have lots of great entertainment with with bands like The North Tower Band and Sister Hazel, just to name a few. They’ll be great rides, for kids of every age. Lots of excellent vendors, with anything you could think of, from wood carvings and prints to the best local wines you could ask for. Then there is always all the Amazing seafood as far as the eye can see! 
    You won’t want to miss it!

    For more information on the events a and goings on check out http://www.ncseafoodfestival.org


     

     

     

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