North Carolina’s Crystal Coast spans 85 miles of gorgeous beaches, and historical landmarks. There are so many options for your nuptials from a beach wedding at Emerald Isle or Atlantic Beach, or a charming ceremony in Historic Beaufort.
Morehead City is the largest seaside town on the Crystal Coast. The waterfront area is quaint and is a fisherman’s paradise with offshore fishing boats and charters at every dock.
Beaufort boasts many charming historic neighborhoods with beautiful restored churches. Front Street’s waterfront property has picturesque views of Carrot Island’s wild horses. Front Street Village’s Boathouse is a popular wedding venue with beautiful rooms overlooking the Southern Outer Banks and gorgeous expansive area by the creek for outdoor weddings.
Atlantic Beach’s pier is a popular place for pictures with over 5 miles of beautiful beach. It is home to Fort Macon, which served as a hideout during the Civil War. This historic landmark is a must do for wedding portraits. This sacred ground has a rich history with stunning original brick structures, detailed metalwork and swinging wood doors.
Emerald Isle is known for gorgeous beach weddings, with the natural beauty of the expansive ocean and blue skies. Emerald Isle has a fun-loving surfing atmosphere with a sidewalk that is nearly the entire length of the island.
Down East is the perfect place for a wedding that is centered around nature. It is comprised of 15 communities, including Bettie, Otway, Straits, Harker’s Island, Gloucester, Marshallberg, Tusk, Smyrna, Williston, Davis, Stacy, Masontown, Sealevel, Atlantic, and Cedar Island. These beautiful places are filled with amazing views of farms, forests, wetlands, and marshes.