Lifestyles of Carteret County
The Top 5 Crystal Coast Towns for Your Vacation Home
Considering buying a home in the Crystal Coast but not sure which community is right for you? Explore some of the top waterfront communities of Carteret County to decide which one will best suit your needs. It's time to spend your summers by the sea!
Crystal Coast Homes for Sale in Top Vacation Spots
No matter what your perfect dream home looks like, you're sure to find something to love in the Crystal Coast! Take a look at some of our featured vacation homes for sale.
Top Vacation Towns of the Crystal Coast
Exciting & Entertaining
The most populous and happening town of the Crystal Coast, Morehead City is filled with quaint shops, authentic eateries, legendary fishing tournaments and events, and access to all the Crystal Coast.
Best for: Those seeking events, excitement, and entertainment, as well as boating and fishing and access to parks, beaches, and outdoor attractions.
Charming & Fun
A vibrant and charming seaside town, Beaufort offers a relaxed maritime lifestyle filled with opportunities for excitement.
Best for: Those seeking the perfect blend of historic small-town charm, fun events, and boating opportunities.
Convenient & Scenic
Indian Beach is a small Outer Banks town of beautiful beaches, plenty of boating opportunities, and even a few touristy attractions.
Best for: Those seeking beaches, waterfront real estate, Intracoastal access, and some small-town amenities.
Relaxing & Quiet
Pine Knoll Shores
This small, mostly residential town of exquisite beaches and waterfront living is located on the Southern Outer Banks just minutes from all the best of the Crystal Coast.
Best for: Those seeking plenty of beaches or boating, quiet residential areas, and easy access to nearby attractions, events, and amenities.
Tranquil & Secluded
A quiet seaside village that seems to have somehow escaped the passage of time, Harkers Island remains steeped in historic traditions.
Best for: Those seeking quiet, seclusion, and a true seaside village experience in a placid community rich in heritage and historic culture.
Ready to Have Some Fun on the Crystal Coast?
The time has come to find your ultimate vacation getaway! The many communities of the Crystal Coast—from Harkers Island to Morehead City to Emerald Isle—offer plenty of opportunities to explore undiscovered beaches and pristine waterways, as well as an enormous variety of charming, quaint, and luxurious vacation escapes. So whatever you're looking for in a vacation home, you will find what you seek on the Crystal Coast! Contact us today at Linda Rike Realty, and let's get started!