Painting by Mary Warshaw


Beaufort is an historic seaside town located on North Carolina's Crystal Coast at the southern tip of the Outer Banks. Visitors will delight in all the area has to offer, from fishing and golf to beaches and boating. In addition to the Pirate Invasion, with a host of restaurants, shops, and quaint accommodations, you're sure to thoroughly enjoy your time in Beaufort.

Visit the official website for North Carolina's Crystal Coast for a complete listing of local accommodations, businesses, and attractions.

Come Stay at Some of Our Favorite Places on the Crystal Coast and Play Pirate With Us


Palm Suites - Atlantic Beach

Stay, play and explore the waterway at Palm Suites - located in Atlantic Beach on the Bogue Sound. Palm Suites isthe perfect location for your trip to the Crystal Coast. Convenient to fishing, shopping, kayaking and some of Carteret Counties best restaurants. Palm Suites gives you hotel-style affordability with beach cottage conveniences – each suite including a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Each suite is individually owned, furnished and decorated – some offering a living space separated from your sleeping area, while others focus on your sleeping needs.
602 West Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach  (855) 414-7256


pecann_tree_2Pecan Tree Inn - Beaufort

Built around 1866, the stately Pecan Tree Inn is located in the heart of the beautiful Beaufort Historic District and is known throughout the Southeast as the place to stay for shoreside accommodations in Beaufort. Relax in one of our seven elegant, handsomely furnished and decorated private guest rooms, with it's own private bath.
116 Queen St., Beaufort, (252) 728-6733

beaufortinnBeaufort Inn - Beaufort

Beaufort Inn is a first class Beaufort, NC hotel with 44 well appointed rooms and suites, meeting rooms, exercise room, a large outdoor hot tub spa,and wireless internet.  Upscale two-room suites are also available. Easy walk to all Invasion venues!
101 Ann St. - Beaufort, 252-728-2600


hampton_smaillHampton Inn - Morehead City

The Hampton Inn offers 118 guest rooms and suites, waterviews, and a large pool and patio. Ammenities include free high-speed internet, hot breakfast, and use of the fitness center. A short drive to the Invasion as well as to the beaches along the Crystal Coast!
4035 Arendell St. - Morehead City, 252-240-2300



Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Morehead City

The Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Morehead City is located right off Highway 70 perfectly situated for a leisure or business stay. We are just a short drive to enjoy the beautiful Crystal Coast. Relax in our outdoor pool or work out in our fitness center and enjoy our complimentary, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar for a great beginning to your day with our signature cinnamon rolls.
5063 Executive Dr.; Morehead City, (252) 247-5001

inletinnInlet Inn - Beaufort

If you are looking for a quiet and comfortable Inn that offers the privacy of a hotel but with the amenities, charm and service of a bed and breakfast, and you want the best view in Beaufort, this is the place for you. Located in the center of all Invasion action!
601 Front St. - Beaufort, 252-728-3600


Atlantis Lodge - Pine Knoll Shores

The Atlantis is a premier oceanfront hotel located in the middle of a maritime forest directly on the Atlantic Ocean. We are a small, pet friendly, family oriented lodge that prides itself in preserving the environment around us.  We are not an ordinary motel in an ordinary place, but a very special place on the Crystal Coast.
123 Salter Path Road, Pine Knoll Shores,  252-726-5168



Beaufort Harbor Suites Inn 

Our suites feature fully equipped kitchens including a full-size refrigerator with ice make, dishwasher, microwave and stovetop. Each suite has a queen size bed, a pull out queen sleeper sofa, cable and internet services. We also offer three pet friendly rooms and one handicap room. We offer everything you need to enjoy your stay and relax in one of our 16 spacious suites. 
313 Cedar St, Beaufort,  252-728-3483



Stay, play and explore the waterway when you stay at Palm Suites Hotel!

Palm Suites, located in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina on the Bogue Sound is the perfect location for your trip to the Crystal Coast!

Palm Suites is your home away from home in Atlantic Beach. Located on beautiful Bogue Sound, Palm Suites is your perfect launching point for a day at the beach, boating, fishing, shopping, kayaking or just enjoying what the Crystal Coast has to offer with your family and friends. Centrally located in the popular beach town of Atlantic Beach NC, you will enjoy both the outdoors activities one can expect from a coastal town and local flair including unique shops, local restaurants and great places to grab a coffee or enjoy a drink or two.


Parking on the downtown waterfront is paid parking. Additional parking is available in various lots and on most streets throughout downtown.

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