Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites has remodeled and opened its new doors directly on the Beaufort waterfront. This shop offers the leading selection of kites, wind art, toys, t-shirts and apparel, Hobie kayaks, and more. In addition, stop by and make your reservation for one of our new Beaufort adventures:

Shackleford Banks

Shackleford Banks

The Shackleford Banks is part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore, and is a barrier island system that is found just off the coast of Beaufort and Harkers Island, and which is a popular offshore beaching destination...

Ahoy Boat Rentals

Set sail on your own self-guided adventure and explore the miles of desolate barrier islands that are found just offshore with your own vessel from Ahoy Boat Rentals. This Beaufort-based rental provider is found just a...

Atlantis Charters

Both divers and anglers can get onboard for a wild adventure on the water through Atlantis Charters – a local Atlantic Beach charter company that’s distinctive for its pink fishing vessel, the...

Backstreet Pub

History and good times combine at the Backstreet Pub – a cool and almost hidden little pub in the heart of Downtown Beaufort that’s tucked away behind the equally iconic Clawson’s Restaurant...

Beaufort Ghost Walk

With more than 300 years of history, the small town of Beaufort certainly has more than its fair share of ghost stories, and visitors can explore these legends in-depth with the Beaufort Ghost Walk. Spearheaded by the...

Beaufort Historic Site Double-Decker Bus Tour

Beaufort has distinctly regal roots, so it should come as no surprise that one of its most popular local tours is the English-style Double-Decker Bus Tour. Operated in conjunction with the Beaufort Historic Site, these...

Beaufort Inlet Watersports

Beaufort Inlet Watersports offers parasailing adventures above the Crystal Coast. See the shoreline of Shackleford Banks and Carrot Island, aerial views of historic landmarks like Cape Lookout lighthouse and Fort Macon...

Beaufort Old Burying Ground

Regardless of whether visitors are exploring the Beaufort Old Burying Ground via one of the area’s in-depth and fascinating tours, or simply passing by on a self-guided expedition of the historic Downtown area...

Beaufort Paddle

Beaufort is a community that’s best explored from the water, and paddlers of all skill levels can find an adventure or two in store through Beaufort Paddle. Located in between the towns of Beaufort and Morehead...

Beaufort Pirate Adventures

Swashbucklers of all ages can get into the fun and spirit of Beaufort’s reputation as a former pirate haven with an on-the-water expedition that’s commandeered by Beaufort Pirates Revenge. These boat tours...

Beaufort Pirate Walk

Take a walk on the wild side with a downtown adventure that’s commandeered by the fantastically fascinating Beaufort Pirate Walk. This tour company leads visitors through the streets of “American’s...

Carolina Traditions Charters

Fishing isn’t just a fun way to past the time in these parts. On the Crystal Coast, it’s a Carolina Tradition, and visitors who want to fully explore the inshore waters for a wealth of tasty and locally...

Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant

As the name would suggest, Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant has more than a century of history as a local grocery store, (and then a restaurant), in one of the oldest buildings in Downtown Beaufort. The effortlessly...

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises features one of the largest fleets of cruise ships along the Crystal Coast, and as a result, can effortlessly provide a number of family-friendly expeditions to vacationers who want to enjoy...

Curtis Perry Public Park

The Curtis Perry Public Park, which is also referred to as the Taylor’s Creek Boat Ramp, is one of the most popular launching areas for local and visiting Beaufort mariners. Located on the edge of Lennoxville Road...

Derwood’s Landing

Water lovers who are on the hunt for a central and picturesque destination to launch a small vessel or kayak can head to Derwood’s Landing – a public park that’s known for its instant access to the...

Discovery Diving

From learning the basics of scuba diving and getting certified, to exploring some of the incredible sites that are found within the outlying Graveyard of the Atlantic, there are a lot of adventures that are waiting...

Fishermen's Park

Take a breather from an exploration of busy historic Beaufort and enjoy some stunning views of the local waterfront with a visit to Fishermen’s Park. This small park that is a popular launching point for easy...

Gibbs House

The Gibbs House is a picturesque home in the heart of Beaufort that has deep roots and a fascinating background. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, this eye-catching home is a popular destination...

Good Fortune Sail Charters

For breezy explorations of the Crystal Coast area’s most beloved sites and miles of open water, count on Good Fortune Sails. This sailing charter business has the unbeatable combination of an experienced captain...

Grayden Paul Park

Beaufort explorers who want an easy launching point in the heart of town, or just a scenic spot to enjoy a quick picnic lunch and an incredible view, can head to the centrally located Grayden Paul Park. Tucked away...

Harkers Island Beach and Boat Ramp

Harkers Island visitors who want to enjoy a waterfront expedition or just a little time on the sand can head to the Harkers Island Beach and Boat Ramp. Centrally located along the main road that heads to Harkers Island...

Hungry Town Tours

Though it’s a quiet coastal community, there’s a lot to love and discover within historic Beaufort, and Hungry Town Tours is happy to launch visitors on a fun-filled adventure of everything this incredible...

Island Ferry Adventures

Dive into an exploration of some of the Southern Outer Banks’ most remote shorelines with an excursion that’s led by Island Ferry Adventures. Featuring both transport to the outlying islands as well as...

Jacob Henry House

Visitors taking a historic walking tour through Downtown Beaufort will want to take a quick pause and a photo or two at the Jacob Henry House. Tucked away along Front Street, this 1790s home is one of the many historic...

Lookout Cruises

Visitors can enjoy the Crystal Coast’s most coveted and hard-to-reach shorelines, or just embark on a breezy cruise of the open waters in search of dolphins and sunsets, with a trip that’s guided by Lookout...

Mount Maker Charters

Crystal Coast vacationers who want to explore the surrounding waters in search of the big catches can sign up for a fishing charter through Mount Maker Charters. This local fishing charter business is spearheaded by...

Newport River Pier and Ramp

The waterfront world of Beaufort, Morehead City, the Shackleford Banks, and everything in between is at a mariner’s fingertips when they launch from the Newport River Pier and Ramp. Located directly on the water...

North River Golf Club

Discover a slice of play-worthy paradise in Beaufort with a visit to the enticing North River Golf Club found just a few miles north of the famed downtown area. Standing as the centerpiece of the surrounding North River...

Port City Tour Company

From cool off-shore shelling and wild horse adventures to close-to-home walking tours that encounter centuries of ghosts or pirates, there’s a lot of adventures waiting for explorers via the Port City Tour...

Radio Island Beach Access

Located on the edge of the Bulkhead Channel which leads to the Back Sound, the Radio Island Beach Access is a unique and wonderfully convenient beach destination for both Morehead City and Beaufort visitors.

Seavisions Charters

Enjoy the Crystal Coast region from a while new perspective, thanks to the array of tours and expeditions that are provided by Seavisions Charters. With tons of on-the-water territory to explore, visitors will just be a...

Shackleford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari

Dive into an adventure that’s teeming with local wildlife and exceptional beachcombing finds with a family-friendly adventure that’s provided by the Shackleford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari. As the name...

Southern Air at MRH

Experience a tour of the Crystal Coast shoreline unlike any other on land, literally, with an adventure through Southern Air Tours at MRH. This acclaimed tour company provides an aerial expedition that truly allows...

Topsail Marine Memorial Park

Take a quick pause along the Beaufort waterfront near the NC Maritime Museum and you’ll spot the small but scenic Topsail Marine Memorial Park. This tiny parcel of land is a fine spot to take a pause from a...

Town Creek Water Access

Fishermen, kayakers, and mariners will all find a reason to return to Town Creek Water Access. This Beaufort water access site that’s located just outside the heart of the Downtown area is a refreshing destination...

Waterbug Tours

Water lovers who can’t get enough of the amazing wildlife and scenery that the Southern Outer Banks coastal region has to offer can book a cruise or tour with the educational, engaging, and downright fun Waterbug...

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites Beaufort

Kitty Hawk Kites has remodeled and opened its new doors directly on the Beaufort waterfront. This shop offers the leading selection of kites, wind art, toys, t-shirts and apparel, Hobie kayaks, and more. In addition, stop by and make your reservation for one of our new Beaufort adventures:

Top 10 Things to Do in Beaufort, NC

Top 10 Things to Do in Beaufort, NC

With brilliant waterfront vistas, a collection of shops and restaurants, and enticing attractions, it can be hard to figure out what to discover first when vacationing in scenic Beaufort, NC. A small town with a lot of coastal charm, this waterfront destination is surprisingly packed with things to do that will appeal to visitors of all tastes, and all interests.