Crystal Coast Hospitality Association Blog

Crystal Coast Restaurant Highlight
Tuesday, February 06, 2018

If you've spent any amount of time here on the Crystal Coast, you know that our area is fortunate to be full of some really great locally owned restaurants that serve fresh, local food. Who doesn't love a good meal that is prepared with love using seafood from the ocean that was caught earlier that day or with vegetables grown just down the road? Food and gathering around a table to enjoy a delicious meal can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone no matter what your tastes or preferences are. Today, we're going to highlight just a few of some of our favorite and the most popular restaurants on the Crystal Coast where you are sure to find a great meal. +

Date Night Ideas For Your Valentine's Day On The Crystal Coast
Friday, January 19, 2018

Is there ever a bad time to celebrate love? We don't think so! Whether you're celebrating love with a spouse, friend, child or just by yourself, we believe that you should celebrate love anywhere and at any time that you feel like it! Here on the Crystal Coast, there are some beautiful and romantic ways to celebrate the love you have and we're going to give you a couple of ideas for dates and Valentine's Day celebrations. +

Why You Should Visit The Crystal Coast In February
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Did you know that the average high temperature in February here on the Crystal Coast is 59 degrees? This is perfect weather to enjoy all that our lovely area has to offer. From strolling on the beach, to setting out to catch a few fish in the sound, packing a pic-nic to enjoy at Fort Macon, we couldn't ask for better weather!  +

Ring In The New Year On The Crystal Coast
Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The new year is right around the corner and we're so excited for a fresh start and all of the fun activities here on the Crystal Coast to help ring in 2018. We can feel it that this year is going to be one of the best yet. Check out some of the New Year's events happening! +

Holiday Happenings on The Crystal Coast
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Although it's the beach, the Crystal Coast is a festive place to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season. There are still some local holiday events and festivities to join in on the cheerful fun! Check out these happenings below.  +

Celebrate Thanksgiving on The Crystal Coast
Monday, November 20, 2017

It's Thanksgiving week and we are so excited for all of the festivities, family, food and fun that is to come! Whether you're sticking around the Crystal Coast or heading out of town with family, we hope you have a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving! Check out these events happening in our area to celebrate Thanksgiving and kick off Christmas! +

Holiday Happenings on The Crystal Coast
Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is starting up here on the Crystal Coast! We're so excited for Thanskgiving, Christmas and all of the events and fun activities in our area to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Check out some of the family friendly happenings below that are certain to get you and your loved ones in the holiday spirit! Click on the blue links to view more information or purchase tickets to events that may require them. +

Plan Your Family's Thanksgiving At The Beach
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

No matter where you live, celebrating Thanksgiving at the beach is never a bad idea! November on the Crystal Coast is a beautiful time of year. We're going to give you a couple of reason (as if you needed any more!) why having your family's Thanksgiving celebration on the coast is a great idea! +

Gearing Up For The 31st North Carolina Seafood Festival
Tuesday, October 03, 2017

If you're local around the Crystal Coast, you've probably noticed all of the commotion downtown Morehead City! The town is transforming into a festival that will be celebrating its 31st year! The North Carolina Seafood Festival will kick off this Friday, October 6th, at noon when the festival and vendors open!  +

Renting a Beach House in the "Off-Season"
Monday, September 18, 2017

Although each year the off-season here on the Crystal Coast becomes shorter and shorter and more and more busy, there is still a time period here at the beach where you can enjoy a little less traffic and even lower vacation rental rates. The fall here on the Crystal Coast is absolutely beautiful and if you've never spent a long weekend here in the months of September, October or November, you're surely missing out! +