Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Swansboro

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Swansboro. This city's camping, seafood restaurants and fishing attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Swansboro

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Swansboro a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Silver Creek Golf Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Star Hill Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Water Boggan Water Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lake Road Winery (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Swansboro

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Swansboro

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Swansboro has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Swansboro is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hammocks Beach State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Croatan National Forest (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Topsail Island (26.8 mi / 43.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Swansboro

Fly into New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), the closest airport, located 26.8 mi (43.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 27.8 mi (44.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Swansboro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 564 vacation rentals near Swansboro. From 281 Houses to 50 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Swansboro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Swansboro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Swansboro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier: 806 vacation rentals
  • Seaview Pier: 1,098 vacation rentals
  • Hammocks Beach State Park: 705 vacation rentals
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park: 770 vacation rentals
  • Camp Lejeune Main Gate and Visitor Center: 501 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Swansboro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Swansboro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 281 Houses in Swansboro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Swansboro include:

  • Cottages: 50 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 187 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 50 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Swansboro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 280 vacation rentals with pool available in Swansboro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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