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Emerald Isle overview

Emerald Isle is a friendly locale known for its beaches, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and islands. You'll enjoy the ample seafood and dining choices, along with activities like shark viewing and kitesurfing. Spend a relaxing day at Emerald Isle Woods Park and Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area when the weather is nice. Be sure stop by Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier and Emerald Plantation while you're here. Emerald Isle is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Emerald Isle

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Emerald Isle has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Emerald Isle with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Emerald Isle hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Emerald Isle hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Emerald Isle

Fly in to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from downtown Emerald Isle. Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) is the next closest major airport, 35.8 mi (57.6 km) away.

What to see around Emerald Isle

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Water Boggan Water Park
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
  • • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery
It's notable for its beaches, shark viewing, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Emerald Isle Woods Park
  • • Hammocks Beach State Park
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area
  • • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail
  • • Fort Macon State Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier
  • • Emerald Plantation
  • • Star Hill Golf Club
  • • Salty Air Open Market
  • • Silver Creek Golf Club

When to visit Emerald Isle

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 67°F day, 35°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 49°F night
  • July-September: 86°F day, 61°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 35°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.32 inches
  • April-June: 12.20 inches
  • July-September: 20.39 inches
  • October-December: 12.24 inches