Next up on your trip south is lovely North Carolina! Have you ever seen NC in the fall? We recommend it. Check out our list of ICW North Carolina Marinas to visit on your cruise.
New Bern Grand Marina & Yacht Club
New Bern Grand Marina & Yacht Club is known as one of eastern North Carolina’s premier destination marinas. Located in the beautiful town of New Bern, this Atlantic ICW marina is referred to as the “Jewel of historic New Bern.” Pictured and featured in many local, state, regional and national publications, this fantastic marina is conveniently open year round. New Bern Grand Marina is walking distance from New Bern’s historic district where visitors will enjoy a host of quaint boutiques, fine and casual dining, along with several parks, walking trails, trolley rides and ghost tours.
Albemarle Plantation Marina
Appointed a North Carolina Clean Marina in 2015, Albemarle Plantation Marina is a stunning getaway along the Albemarle Sound on the Atlantic ICW. Located in Hertford, North Carolina off of the Yeopim River, this marina delivers southern charm mixed with casual luxury. The gorgeous views along the waters edge, combined with the outstanding accommodations will make you never want to leave! Albemarle Plantation Marina is home to amazing amenities that promise endless fun and total relaxation during every stay. Guests will be able to enjoy both casual and fine dining at the Clubhouse Dining Room and Grille Room. Proper attire is required dine in the Clubhouse Dining Room.
The Pelican Marina
The Pelican Marina has been proudly serving the Carolina boating community for over 40 years. Located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina on the Pasquotank River, the marina provides boaters with a great stop when cruising down the Atlantic ICW. The marina offers short term, long term, and transient wet slips as well as a full service marine supply store stocked with all of your boating knick-knacks. Guests will have access to fantastic amenities that will make your stay comfortable and the perfect nights rest off the ICW. The pet friendly property hosts private restrooms and shower facilities, a laundry area, complimentary WiFi, a Snack Shop, and security for your peace of mind. While The Pelican Marina has a great list of amenities for guests onsite, the town nearby has an abundance of additional wants and needs when traveling.
Dowry Creek Marina
Dowry Creek Marina in Belhaven, North Carolina is located just off the main channel of the ICW. This family-owned and operated marina is nestled in the calm waters of Upper Dowry Creek. This peaceful and unique area provides a comfortable and quiet stop for short term or long term docking needs. With nearly 50 transient slips, and just over 70 slips available, Dowry Creek Marina will be your new favorite getaway. Amenities include private air-conditioned shower and restroom facilities, free laundry, gas and charcoal grills, a pet walk-area, and true high-speed wi-fi internet throughout the docks and facilities. The marina offers complementary vehicles to use for local dining and shopping.