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Morehead City overview

Morehead City is a relaxing place distinct for its beaches and oceanfront, and known for its marina and aquarium. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Spend a relaxing day at Fort Macon State Park and Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery when the weather is nice. Make some memories at Arts and Things Gallery and The History Place. A family-friendly area, Morehead City also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Morehead City

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Morehead City can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 43 hotels in the Morehead City area, some with discounts of up to 10%.
  • • 15 2-star hotels with an average price of $53 per night
  • • 23 3-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night
  • • 4 4-star hotels with an average price of $115 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 3736 user reviews of Morehead City hotels:
  • • Bask Hotel at Big Rock Landing, an Ascend Collection Member (Morehead City)
  • • Hampton Inn Morehead City (Morehead City)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Morehead Cty (Morehead City)
  • • Quality Inn Morehead City (Morehead City)
  • • Econo Lodge Crystal Coast (Morehead City)

How to get to Morehead City

Fly in to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), 28.3 mi (45.6 km) from downtown Morehead City. Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) is the next closest major airport, 48.6 mi (78.2 km) away.

What to see around Morehead City

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Anchorage Marina
  • • Morehead City Yacht Basin
  • • Atlantic Beach Pier
  • • Morehead City Port
  • • Triple S Marina
Highlights like its aquarium are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
  • • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery
  • • Water Boggan Water Park
It's well known for its beaches and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area
  • • Fort Macon State Park
  • • Freedom Park
  • • Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Morehead Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Coral Bay Shopping Center
  • • Arts and Things Gallery
  • • Emerald Plantation
  • • Salty Air Open Market
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Carteret Community College
  • • Big Rock Stadium
  • • The Morehead Center for Performing Arts & Events
  • • The History Place
  • • Country Club of the Crystal Coast

When to visit Morehead City

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 68°F day, 36°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 62°F night
  • • October-December: 80°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.9 inches
  • • April-June: 12.0 inches
  • • July-September: 20.9 inches
  • • October-December: 13.3 inches