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Known for its white sand beaches, gentle surf, and fishing pier, Atlantic Beach has an adventure in store for you. Part of the Crystal Coast, this inviting beach town has a lot in store for you and your family.

History, Fishing, Fun in Atlantic Beach

If you’re a history buff

Atlantic Beach is home to Fort Macon State Park, the site of a restored fort from the Civil War era. Also, the park has an educational center, so visitors may learn a bit about the coast and fort’s history. If that isn’t enough to convince the kids, remind them that there is also a pristine section of coastline at the park for their swimming pleasure!

If sunrise fishing is more your style…

Boasting a great fishing pier, Atlantic Beach is a wonderful place to cast your line and reel in some dinner. Keep up to date on your fishing weather and prospects with this in-depth guide to the area. Deep sea fishing is also available from a number of local marinas if you prefer to push off from the shore and cast your luck in deeper waters.

For a little fun below the waves…

There are a few notable dive shops in and around Atlantic Beach for all your sub-aquatic exploring needs. Catch sight of beautiful schools of salt water fish while snorkeling the coast. Or, if you’re a bit more experienced with life beneath the waves, consider a dive to one of the wreck sites near Atlantic Beach and other nearby shores.

Whatever sites and experiences draw you towards the Crystal Coast and Atlantic Beach, remember that there’s always more to explore. There are so many unsung treasures along the coast, both above and below the water. Finally, check out a few other articles and let us help you achieve your perfect beach vacation!