The Ultimate Maritime Lifestyle
Explore quaint shops and authentic eateries, partake in legendary fishing tournaments, discover scenic wilderness areas, paddle secluded waters, or connect with your community through exciting events and programs… Morehead City offers something for anyone who loves the smell of salt air, the sight of boats bobbing serenely in calm Sound waters, or the taste of unbeatably fresh seafood. If you’ve ever dreamed of a maritime lifestyle, Morehead City, a bustling blend of sports, commercial fishing, shipping, vacationing, and a relaxed coastal lifestyle, is the place to find it.
A Wealth of Attractions & Events
A Connected Community
Meet your neighbors, get involved, give back, and enjoy your small and friendly community with programs, classes, clubs, and community events. Special events throughout the year include Easter Egg Hunts, family walks and runs, a July 4th Celebration, even a New Year's Countdown. Jaycee Park offers concert series for music lovers across all genres — rock, bluegrass, jazz, beach. Community programs offer everything from art classes to yoga lessons, zumba, tap dancing, line dancing, and tai chi classes. There are even sports leagues for adults and youth, athletic competitions, and art shows.
Morehead City Attractions
Morehead City offers a wide variety of attractions, starting with its quaint but bustling downtown, where a plethora of varied restaurants and eateries can be found — many boasting the ultimate freshness of locally-caught seafood. There are also many shops, boutiques, and local stores to be found, and no matter where you go, waterfront access is never far away. Morehead City is also a popular destination for scuba divers, with many intriguing dive locations, as well as fishing, kayaking, boating, and even scrambling along rocky shores. The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries and the Institute of Marine Sciences also make their home here.
Get Active, Get Out & Learn
Sports & Fitness
Get active! It’s easy in Morehead City. The Morehead City Recreaiton Center offers a gymnasium, fitness center, weight room, and fitness classes and programs, as well as basketball courts, a football field, a fishing pier, and a playground. The Morehead City Sports Complex offers Rotary Park soccer fields and the Puck O’Neal baseball field, as well as an exercise trail and picnic shelters.
Get outside! Head to a one of the many local beaches, or launch your boat at one of Morehead City’s ramps to explore by water. There are also many parks located in the city, offering amenities such as ponds, benches, gazebos, playgrounds, grills, public water access, tennis courts, and nature trails. Sugarloaf Island, located across from Downtown, is just a paddle away and offers secluded nature trails and serene water views.
Morehead City is served by Carteret County Schools, which offer an environment of learning focused on helping students achieve their highest level of performance and graduate prepared for successful professional careers or continued education. There are 17 total public schools in the district, including 10 elementary schools, six middle schools, and four high schools.
Morehead City Real Estate
Real estate in Morehead City offers a wide range of choices including waterfront homes, condos and home sites for building. New homes development in Morehead City include Mariner’s Pointe and The Shores, in the Spooner’s Creek area. The Blair Farm community offers neighborhoods of family homes, of patio homes or large homes.
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