Getting to Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle is located between the Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound. Just 20 miles south of Morehead City and 25 miles east of Jacksonville, which is the home of Camp Lejeune (the US 4th largest Marine Corps base). Emerald Isle is approximately 105 miles from I-95 and at the end of Hwy 58.

Distances from major cities

  • Richmond,VA: 250 miles
  • Pittsburg, PA: 720 Miles
  • Cincinnati, OH: 750 Miles
  • Atlanta, GA: 500 Miles
  • Washington, DC: 350 Miles
  • Charlotte, NC: 300 Miles
  • Raleigh, NC: 150 Miles
  • New York, NY: 570 Miles

Airport Information

If you are flying, there are two airports within a short drive from Emerald Isle. These are: Albert Ellis Airport in Jacksonville (39 miles), and Craven County Airport in New Bern (30 miles). Car rentals are available at both airport locations.

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