Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Cape Carteret

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cape Carteret. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its golfing, dolphin watching and kayaking. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Cape Carteret

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cape Carteret a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Star Hill Golf Club (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Water Boggan Water Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Silver Creek Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Lake Road Winery (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Brandywine Bay Country Club (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cape Carteret

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cape Carteret. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emerald Isle Woods Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hammocks Beach State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Croatan National Forest (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cape Carteret

The nearest airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), located 26.5 mi (42.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 32.5 mi (52.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Cape Carteret?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 863 holiday lettings near Cape Carteret. From 398 Houses to 309 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cape Carteret is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cape Carteret?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cape Carteret. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Star Hill Golf Club: 668 holiday lettings
  • Emerald Plantation: 691 holiday lettings
  • Hammocks Beach State Park: 702 holiday lettings
  • Country Club of the Crystal Coast: 894 holiday lettings
  • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area: 896 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Carteret listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cape Carteret?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 398 Houses in Cape Carteret. Our other popular types of Cape Carteret holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 309 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 80 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cape Carteret?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 395 holiday homes with pool available in Cape Carteret. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.