Travelers are voting Cape Lookout National Seashore as the best coastal area near Beaufort. There are 1 coastal area near New Bern a city just 32 km from Beaufort and 3 coastal areas near Wilmington which is 80 km distant. The most popular of these are Cape Lookout National Seashore near New Bern and Kure Beach Fishing Pier in Wilmington. You can find 8 coastal areas in North Carolina and 475 coastal areas in the country of United States. Our members favorite in North Carolina is Outer Banks and Toledo is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of coastal areas near Beaufort.