MCAS Cherry Point Air
One of the many perks of living in a town with a Marine Corps Air Station is that you get to see an air show every year. The MCAS Cherry Point Airshow is an annual event that attracts many people from the surrounding areas to see these majestic planes take flight. Have fun with the entire family as you watch military pilots perform various tricks with their birds of steel. Your kids will enjoy the various rides and aviation-themed activities deemed just for them, and the whole family with enjoy seeing the static displays of a variety of different military planes throughout the years.
The stunning Neusiok Trail offers more than 20 miles of wilderness that takes you through cypress swamps, sandy beaches, salt marsh, and shrubby bogs. Take a break in one of their small hut that can fit up to five people. If you step quietly, you might have a chance to witness the wildlife, including black bears, white-tailed deer, and wild turkeys. There are also plenty of birds around, such as bald eagles and woodpeckers. Bring your dog, as they love hiking along next to you. Visitors rave that the trail is well maintained, and one of the best hiking experiences out there.
Take your taste buds for a dive at Crabby Patty’s. This seafood joint offers wonderful food at affordable prices. It is a great place for kids, and visitors love the great service. Crabby Patty’s is proud to offer locally caught seafood, so you know you are getting only the freshest food. Taste everything from their seafood sampler, fried calamari, crab bisque, and deep sea salad, to their more traditional dishes like tilapia, shrimp, and catfish dinners. Also, enjoy their delightful sea burgers with seafood instead of beef, as well as a variety of other sandwiches, including shrimp po’ boys.