Lodging in the Beaufort NC Area

The Inlet Inn, located right on Front Street in the heart of the historic downtown, is an ideal place to stay for a superlative Beaufort experience. Claiming the best view in all of Beaufort, the Inlet Inn overlooks Taylor’s Creek and neighboring Carrot Island, providing a beautiful view of the harbor and the island’s wild horses. Continental breakfasts and newspapers are delivered directly to each guest’s room, and the inn is within a short walking distance of much of Beaufort’s historic shops and restaurants. Building on a tradition of hospitality over 100 years old, one could not hope for a more authentic and relaxing stay.
At the western end of Ann Street lies the Beaufort Inn. The Inn awards its guests with a luxurious atmosphere of private suites, each with its own private balcony and complete with rocking chairs for a relaxing survey of Gallants Channel. Each morning, their staff prepares a complimentary breakfast for the guests, arguably among the best in town. Evenings at the Beaufort Inn are best-spent in their extravagant outdoor spa facility, taking in the gentle breeze and watching the local vessels float across the water. Minutes from shops and attractions, make your reservations today!
For a true immersion into historic Beaufort, check into the Ann Street Inn Bed & Breakfast. Located just one block from the Beaufort waterfront, the small and peaceful inn champions its three intimate guest rooms, complete with private baths, Jacuzzi spas, and covered patios complete with rockers. The communal area contains an elaborate sitting room (perfect for reading or playing chess) and a dining area, where guests are served a delectable New Orleans-style breakfast each morning, on the house. Guests are also invited to enjoy the water garden on the property’s back lot. Listen to the soothing flow of the fountains and view the beauteous flora that surrounds this unforgettable retreat!

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One of the few boats permitted by the Cape Lookout National Seashore to take you to any part of the National Park, charter a trip with Lookout Adventures and spend a day exploring one of the most beautiful parts of NC’s coast. The best SHELLING beaches in North Carolina are inside the Park & Shackleford Banks is home to roughly 120 WILD HORSES with a history dating back nearly 400 years!

Shark Fishing
Are you ready for a wild afternoon of fighting with the ocean’s top predator? Some of the best fighting fish in the ocean, sharks can be quite a challenge to bring to the boat, and it’s definitely a thrill to know there’s a big predator on the other end of that line. We may catch many species of sharks: black tips, hammerheads, sand sharks, lemons, bonnet heads, spiny dogfish, and more…

VISIT-PCTC--Tours-Dolphin-Watch-1 This private trip is available from November to May, and is about as good as it gets for “off-season” fun & relaxation. The Lookout Adventures vessel is perfect for a relaxing and intimate cruise in the winter months because the pilothouse helps protect you from any wind or cold. Just dress warmly and you’ll be perfectly comfortable. Max # of 6 guests.

This trip is available year round, and is perfect for those wanting a peaceful & memorable cruise of the local waterfronts, islands and landmarks. Step on the boat and get to relaxin’ while our friendly & professional captain takes you on a beautiful cruise through these panoramic and historic waterways. Serenity is the goal as we glide over the water towards our rendezvous with the setting sun.



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