Carteret County is located on the south eastern part of North Carolina and is home of the Crystal
Coast. Carteret County is rich in history from the famous Fort Macon State Park, Historical downtown Beaufort to the infamous Black Beard pirate. Tourism play’s a big factor in the economy of Carteret County, millions of people per year visit Carteret County to enjoy the beaches, fishing, and some of the History that can be found. Shackleford Banks is a favorite weekend getaway to a lot of the locals; there you will find wild Spanish horses roaming around the island. Deep sea fishing is one experience you will not want to miss out on whether you are a local or a tourist; there are many boats that charter out to do some deep sea fishing. Downtown Morehead City water front is home to an array of local restaurants that serve fresh seafood caught right off the Crystal Coast.
The Port of Morehead City is one of the deepest Ports on the US East coast and is a leading exporter of phosphate, and is the second largest importer in the country for natural rubber