Davis is the perfect location for your next getaway. This quaint town has everything you need to relax and get away for the weekend, but is also close enough to some of the coast’s best attractions. Take a day and see all the exciting things to do around Davis and then retreat from the busyness to relax in a nice, quiet environment.
The Cape Lookout Ferry Service
Take a quick ride to Cape Lookout for a day full of family entertainment. Whether you rent kayaks or 4WDs, or take a fishing charter out in the Atlantic waters, visitors are sure to make plenty of memories with this day-trip. To learn more, please visit www.calocabins-campsinc.net.
Take a ferry over to Cape Lookout for the day! This national seashore is a sight to see on the Crystal Coast. Pack a picnic and make a day out of it, or pack your tents and camp out on the beach! For ferry schedules and rates, please visit www.davisferry.com.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center
At the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center, all visitors get the true experience of Down East. Through the stories, exhibits and the community night gatherings, anyone who visits will leave with a better understanding of the unique heritage. For more information, please log on to www.coresound.com.
Decoy Festival at Harker’s Island
If you are visiting Davis, NC during the first weekend of December, a trip to Harker’s Island is something you don’t want to skip out on. The Decoy Festival has many attractions including duck decoy exhibits, retriever demonstrations, delicious foods and plenty of shopping from the hundreds of vendors that flock to the festival each year. For more information, please visit www.decoyguild.com.
North Carolina Seafood Festival in Morehead City
The North Carolina Seafood Festival takes place the first weekend of October is draws people from all over. Just a convenient 30 minute car ride from Davis, this is a weekend full of fun. The festival has numerous vendors with fresh local seafood and plenty of rides and games for the kids. Admission is free, making this a fabulous family-friendly destination. For more information, please visit www.ncseafoodfestival.org.
Beaufort Food and Wine Weekend
The end of April always means the food and wine weekend is here! Take a scenic drive up Highway 70 into the quaint town of Beaufort for the day to experience the local wine and food of the Crystal Coast. Perfect for a couple’s outing or an anniversary adventure, this weekend is the perfect activity for Davis’ visitors. For more information, please log on to www.beaufortwineandfood.com.
The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Visit the aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and take a stroll with animals from the NC mountains to the coastal plains. Soar with the water birds, touch a stingray or look a shark in the eye. This is the perfect family activity that is only a short drive up Highway 70 from Davis Bed and Breakfast. Please visit www.ncaquariums.com/pine-knoll-shores for more information.