Located in heart of Onslow County along the inner banks of North Carolina, Camp Lejeune is home to the largest Marine Corps Base on the East Coast. Less than three hours away from the state capital of Raleigh, Camp Lejeune is nestled between the popular tourist destinations of the Crystal Coast and Topsail Beach.
Camp Lejeune’s climate is typically warm during the summer months. With temperatures in the 80s, it’s an ideal setting for beach or outdoor enthusiasts. Winters are generally cooler, with temperatures in the 40s.
Complete with Southern charm, picturesque parks, water access, and a multitude of shopping centers and restaurants, is Camp Lejeune’s neighboring city, Jacksonville. Within a half hour drive are the popular tourist destinations of the Crystal Coast and Topsail Beach. Other area attractions include the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Hammocks Beach State Park, Tryon Palace in New Bern, Battleship North Carolina and the historic district in downtown Wilmington.