Visitor Information for Crystal Coast

VISITORS CENTERS
Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
3409 Arendell St., Morehead City,
800-SUNNY-NC,
www.crystalcoastnc.org

Cape Carteret Tourism Office
US-58 at Cameron Langston Bridge,
Cape Carteret,
252-393-3100

New Bern-Craven County Convention and Visitors Center
203 S. Front St., New Bern,
800-437-5767,
www.visitnewbern.com

IMPORTANT NUMBERS
Any Emergency    911
Fire and Rescue    252-639-2931
Coast Guard Search and Rescue    252-247-4545
NC Highway Patrol    252-726-5766
Weather    252-223-5327
Atlantic Beach Police Dept.    252-726-2523
Beaufort Police Dept.    252-728-4561
Emerald Isle Police Dept.    252-354-2021
Morehead City Police Dept    252-726-3131
New Bern Police Dept.    252-672-4100
Carteret County Humane Society    252-247-7744
American Red Cross    252-637-3405

TRANSPORTATION
Regional Airports
Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN)    252-638-8591
Albert Ellis Airport, Jacksonville (OAJ)    910-324-1100

Public Transportation
Carolina Trailways—New Bern
Bus Terminal    252-633-3100
Carteret County Community Transit    252-240-1043

Car Rental
Avis Rent A Car     252-637-2130
Hertz Rental Car     252-637-3021
Enterprise Rent-A-Car    252-240-0218, 800-736-8222

TAXIS
A-1 Yellow Cab    252-504-3680
Atlantic Beach Taxi    252-240-3555
Carteret Cab    252-247-4600
New Safeway Taxi Service    252-636-9000

LIMOUSINE SERVICE
Diamond Limousine Service    252-240-1680
Holloway Limousine    252-772-5478
Twilight Limousine Company    877-633-0027

FERRIES
Cedar Island—Ocracoke Ferry     800-BY-FERRY
Hammocks Beach State Park Ferry    910-326-4881
NC DOT—Ferries    800-BY-FERRY

HOSPITALS & URGENT CARE CENTERS
Carteret General Hospital
3500 Arendell St., Morehead City    252-808-6000

Carolina Quick Care
3722 Bridge St., Morehead City    252-808-6641

POST OFFICES
3500 Bridges St., Morehead City    252-726-0920
1516 W. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach    252-726-5630
1903 Live Oak St., Beaufort    252-728-1812
823 Island Rd., Harkers Island    252-728-2924
142 Eastview Dr., Emerald Isle     252-354-6677
664 W. Corbett Ave., Swansboro    910-326-5959
1620 Old Cherry Point Rd., New Bern    252-638-6418
233 Middle St., New Bern    252-638-6921

PLACES OF WORSHIP
OneHarborChurch.com    252-422-2899
702 Arendell Street, Morehead City
Sundays 9 and 11 AM

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Bogue Banks Library
320 Salter Path Rd.,
Pine Knoll Shores    252-247-4660

Carteret County Library
1702 Live Oak St., Beaufort    252-728-2050

Craven Pamlico Carteret Regional Library
400 Johnson St., New Bern    252-638-7800

Western Carteret Public Library
230 Taylor Notion Rd., Cape Carteret    252-393-6500

POPULATION
Morehead City    9,042
Beaufort    4,095
Emerald Isle    3,669
Atlantic Beach    1,493
Swansboro    2,695
Cape Carteret    1,440
Harkers Island    1,525

ALCOHOL POLICY
Most restaurants in Carteret County have ABC permits and are allowed to serve mixed drinks, as well as beer and wine. The exception is Down East and Newport, where only beer and wine are allowed. North Carolina law prohibits the sale of alcohol after 2 a.m. on Monday through Saturday, and from 2 a.m. until noon on Sundays. ABC stores are closed on Sundays.

SMOKING LAWS
There is no smoking in bars or restaurants.

TAXES
Sales tax—6.75%

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