This Marine Corps base camp located in Jacksonville, North Carolina is home for much military personnel and offers many amenities as well as activities for everyone to enjoy. Today I’m featuring the top things to do in Camp Lejeune, NC.

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Here are the best things to do in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial
While this is simply a place to memorialize our Vietnam Veterans, the beautiful fountain is worth a view. The bridge leading to the dome as well as the Glass Wall and Fountain are all of French design. Lights illuminate this memorial making it even more magical to stop by and visit.
Walton’s Distillery
This distillery makes moonshine, whiskey, and bourbon. A full production facility offering daily tours of activities such as mashing, fermentation, distillation, and bottling of their moonshine, whiskey, and bourbon. There is a gift shop and free tasting of all Walton’s spirits available here.


Lynwood Park Zoo
With a ½ acre pond and 10 acres of land, this zoo is a great family-friendly day trip. Established in 1990, this zoo houses over 80 animal exhibits. You’ll see many species here from reptiles to birds and mammals as well.
Cracked it! Escape Rooms
If you’re into a challenge, this escape room is a fun time while in Camp Lejeune, NC. Get locked in a room for 60 minutes. Your only way to escape is to hunt for clues, crack codes and work together with the team of family or friends that you bring to enjoy this game night together with.

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Onslow Beach
Enjoy the sun and sand at Onslow beach, North Carolina. Military families can rent houses and cabanas to have a little staycation or celebration.
Montford Point Marine Museum
Created to preserve the legacy of the Montford Point Marines, this museum offers a wide range of exhibits to include artifacts, photographs, and documents. This unique display of historical information is meant to educate others on the unique history of the African American Marines from 1942 to 1949.

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Altitude Trampoline Park
Host a party or event at this trampoline park that’s full of adventure. Let your kids run off some steam here at the indoor trampoline park on a hot day. You can enjoy this location as a family or host a birthday party event here.
Deluxe Day Spa Salon & Waxing
Enjoy a day at the spa salon to get your relaxation on. You can get your nails done. Enjoy a Swedish massage and so much more. If you know someone who’s in Camp Lejeune, you can purchase a day spa gift certificate for them to go relax and enjoy being spoiled.

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MCCS – Camp Lejeune – New River
MWR offers plenty of different activities for the whole family: outdoor adventures, learning at the library, tickets and recreation.

There are many things to do in and around Camp Lejeune, North Carolina but this list should surely help inspire you to create an itinerary of things to do while you’re stationed in this camp.

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