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Morehead City overview

Morehead City is a friendly locale distinct for its beaches and known for its marina and shops. You'll enjoy the ample seafood and dining choices, along with activities like boating and fishing. 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 Morehead City Yacht Basin. A family-friendly area, Morehead City also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Morehead City

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

How to get to Morehead City

Fly in to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), 30.7 mi (49.3 km) from downtown Morehead City. Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) is the next closest major airport, 51.2 mi (82.4 km) away.

What to see around Morehead City

Fun activities such as baseball, boating, and strolling the marina are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Morehead City Yacht Basin
  • • Morehead City Port
  • • Triple S Marina
  • • Big Rock Stadium
  • • Anchorage Marina
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
  • • Water Boggan Water Park
It's well known for its beaches and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail
  • • Fort Macon State Park
  • • Freedom Park
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area
  • • Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center
Here are some favorite shopping areas to window-shop or find souvenirs:
  • • Arts and Things Gallery
  • • Morehead Plaza Shopping Center
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Arts and Things Gallery
  • • Morehead Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Atlantic Beach Pier
  • • Carteret Community College
  • • North Carolina Maritime Museum

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: 12.99 inches
  • April-June: 12.01 inches
  • July-September: 20.87 inches
  • October-December: 13.31 inches