Vacation rentals in Morehead City

Vacation rentals in Morehead City

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Highlights Morehead City

  • Beach vacation
  • Fishing
  • Antique Shops
  • Seafood

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Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Morehead City, Carteret County
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Morehead City, Carteret County
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
9.6
(50 reviews)
Fish Tails Cottage is located in downtown Morehead City, just a short walk to the waterfront resturants, bars, and shopping. Only 5 minute drive to the beach ad Historic Beaufort.This 2 bedroom cottage was built in 1939 and is renovated and has all you need for a relaxed stay in the heart of Morehead City. Enjoy the coffee bar, or an evening grilling and relaxing on the screened in porch.Three night minimum stay.Ask about Fall weekly pricing. Perfect for working remotely and families with children doing remote schooling to enjoy a trip to the coast.Fall/winter monthly all included $1450… deal
from $172 / night
Vacation Rental for 5 Guests in Morehead City, Carteret County
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Morehead City, Carteret County
Vacation Rental • 1163 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
9.6
(17 reviews)
Beautifully appointed house in downtown Morehead City, walking distance to the waterfront and Big Rock Landing and pet friendly! This property is perfect for entertaining, imagine a ladies weekend getaway... or if you like to fish, it's close to public boat ramps and the inlet. With easy access to everything MHC has to walkable, this property is conveniently located with easy access to restaurants, shopping, hospital, water, playgrounds and minutes from Beaufort and Atlantic Beach. Minutes to the ocean, sound access and playgrounds! Don't forget the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Fort Ma...
from $222 / night
Vacation Rental for 7 Guests in Morehead City, Carteret County
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Morehead City, Carteret County
Vacation Rental • 7 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
9.9
(27 reviews)
Located on Radio Island between Morehead City, NC and Historic Beaufort, NC, Olde Towne Yacht Club overlooks the Beaufort Waterfront, Carrot Island, Shackleford Banks, Beaufort Inlet, Intracoastal Waterway and Newport River.Olde Towne Yacht Club is intended for the serious boater who appreciates the amenities of a world class marina. Olde Towne is ideally located less than one mile from both the Intracoastal Waterway or Beaufort Inlet and the Atlantic Ocean. Within a few minutes, the boater can be at Shackleford Banks, Cape Lookout or the fertile fishing grounds of the Gulf Stream.Amenities...
from $303 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Morehead City

$324for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
$281 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Morehead City

22%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
40% annual average
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Vacation rentals in Morehead City

An idyllic North Carolina getaway

Morehead City is a quaint town located on the famous Crystal Coast of North Carolina. The town’s laid-back, friendly attitude, quirky and fun shops, and beautiful waterfront attract visitors year-round. If you’re interested in tranquil waters and sandy beaches, this is the perfect destination for you. This town is also popular among fishing enthusiasts, with charters offered regularly– where you can catch your own dinner! Morehead City is a perfect vacation option for families, beach goers, fishing enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a peaceful coastal getaway.

Finding your perfect vacation rental in Morehead Cİty

Morehead City rentals come in all shapes and sizes, with something for every type of traveler. Many of the rentals boast a charming seaside aesthetic with pastel colored exteriors. The indoor design is breezy, bright, and usually furnished with light-colored comfortable furniture. Families and large groups can opt for an oversized rental. If you’re a couple or a solo traveler, there are several smaller vacation rental options. You can even opt for a rental with uninterrupted sea views to fully enjoy the coastal surroundings.

Vacations in Morehead City

The area and getting around

Arriving in Morehead City

The closest airport to Morehead City is New Bern Airport. The airport is around 33 miles away from the town, and it takes about 45 minutes to get there by taxi. Car rentals are available at the airport. If you’re driving to Morehead City, you can enter the town via US-70. Another option to get to Morehead City is by driving on Hwy-24.

Getting around Morehead City

Downtown Morehead City is very walkable and pedestrian-friendly. You can stroll around and explore the area best when you’re walking. But you’ll need a car to get around anywhere outside of the town limits. If you prefer not to drive, you can get a taxi from various taxi companies in Morehead City. If you’d like to visit neighboring areas, there’s a bus station where you can take buses to different towns. It’s best to reserve your spot early if you’re planning to use these buses since they often fill up quickly in the summer months.

Travelers and activities

Morehead City for families

Morehead City offers a wealth of activities for families. Go to Big Rock Stadium to catch a game with your family for a fun day outdoors. Watch a college baseball game and enjoy the delicious food, beverages, and the passion of the supporters. For another fun family day, go to Game On Escape Rooms to try a thrilling and fun escape room adventure. The staff is helpful and attentive and the games are just challenging enough to make sure everybody is having fun.

Morehead City for antique lovers

Morehead City is a perfect place for antique lovers with its quaint and unique antique shops. Seaport Antiques not only offer real vintage items that will elevate your home, but they are also found here in pristine condition. You can find nautical items, dishes, and furniture that are clean and well cared for. Stop by Trash & Treasures Antique Mall which houses a vast number of antiques showcased in an organized fashion. You may want to set aside quite a bit of time to hunt through the maze of vintage items.

Morehead City’s name comes from John Motley Morehead, who is considered to be “the father of modern North Carolina.”

Top 5 travel tips in Morehead City

1. Stroll around downtown

Downtown Morehead City is a charming area filled with unique shops and beautiful architecture. Walk along the waterfront to enjoy the idyllic atmosphere of the town. Go to Silver Line to browse jewelry made by local artists. Find fresh produce at the Friendly Market. Sip coffee at one of the many cozy downtown cafés as you do some people-watching.

2. Try the seafood

The seafood in Morehead City is on another level and the people of this town are proud of this, rightfully so. Try delicious and fresh seafood dishes at one of the many seafood restaurants in town. Amos Mosquito’s Restaurant & Bar is a great place for dinner. The menu is extensive and the food is extremely delicious.

3. Relax at the beach

A vacation to Morehead City is incomplete without relaxing on the beach. Radio Island Public Beach has a nice sandy beach, clear waters, and a serene atmosphere. You won’t find a huge party crowd here. The clean water makes this a popular place for a peaceful swim.

4. Go on a fishing charter

There are several companies in Morehead City that offer charter services for fishing enthusiasts. You can choose from a variety of different packages. Be sure to book your charter in advance for an unforgettable day of fishing and catch your own dinner while you’re at it.

5. Visit the History Museum of Carteret County

History Museum of Carteret County packs numerous artifacts into a small space. One of the unique sections showcases a variety of historical church hats. You can see a variety of fascinating, colorful hats in this section. Visit the onsite café after your tour to taste the unique tea flavors and eat a tasty meal.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Morehead City

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Morehead City?

Based on last year, Morehead City had an average price of $263 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Morehead City?

If it is your aim to save as much as possible during your visit to Morehead City, travel in February ($149 per night on average), January ($184), or December ($216), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Morehead City?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Morehead City, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, August, June and July, with average prices per night of $361, $344, and $342, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Morehead City?

When visiting Morehead City, we recommend you to plan ahead as 74% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The most available months are, on average, November (with an availability of 52%), January (48%), and December (45%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

Are there many vacation rentals in Morehead City?

In Morehead City we work with 2 different providers to give you a choice of 620 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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