Whether you’re military, civilian, young or young at heart, Onlsow County has something for everyone. Find educational activities, dive straight into some of the best beaches on the east coast, or explore the wonder that is Onslow County.
Family Fun
You’re sure to find tons of attractions and activities designed for the whole family to enjoy. We boast activities, such as, Mike’s Farm, the Lynwood Park Zoo, Art Studios, or our Riverwalk Park. The world is your oyster in beautiful Onslow County.
Onslow County is proud to salute our Military, both past and present and boast the impact the United States Marine Core has made on our community. Unique tributes like the Beirut Memorial, the new Montford Point Marine Memorial, museums like the soon-to-be Museum of the Marine in the Carolina’s, and tours provide an inside look into the area’s military roots and active presence.
Music and Theater
Onslow is home to many musicians and performers. Our rich musical history includes many genres and spans centuries of influence. Explore the creative side of fun in Onslow County at our local theaters, such as, Jacksonville Performing Arts or Sneads Ferry Community Theater. You can even enjoy live music and entertainment at Hooligans Music Hall. Onslow County has it all.
Arts and Galleries
Onslow County has many art galleries and local exhibits. We love to show of our local artists and artisans. Visit local galleries, such as, the Council for the Arts or Tidewater Gallery or make sure to visit during one of our many festivals to see local artists at work!


Where to sleep
Onslow County has a variety of accommodations to meet the needs of our all our visitors.  From luxurious beachfront condos to rustic country cabins or large cottages on waterways to elegant, historical bed and breakfasts and contemporary hotels, you’ll find a place to feel comfortable, where you’ll want to return again and again.