Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Morehead City

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Morehead City. Renowned for its fishing, boating and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Morehead City

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Morehead City has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Country Club of the Crystal Coast (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • North River Golf Course (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Brandywine Bay Country Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lake Road Winery (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Morehead City

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Morehead City

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Morehead City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Fort Macon State Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Old Burying Ground Historic Cemetery (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Rachel Carson Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Freedom Park (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Morehead City

The nearest airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), located 30.7 mi (49.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 51.2 mi (82.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Morehead City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 799 holiday lettings around Morehead City. From 353 houses to 304 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Morehead City? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Morehead City. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Arts and Things Gallery: 821 holiday lettings
  • Morehead City Port: 742 holiday lettings
  • Morehead City Yacht Basin: 812 holiday lettings
  • Morehead Plaza Shopping Center: 907 holiday lettings
  • Carteret Community College: 978 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Morehead City listed on 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 Morehead City?

Yes, of course. offers 353 Houses in Morehead City. Our other popular types of Morehead City holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 304 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 71 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Morehead City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 360 holiday homes with pool available in Morehead City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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