Carolina Beach, NC

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What You’ll Love About Carolina Beach


Quaint boutiques, delicious cafes and eateries, amusement park rides and arcades, and some of the best seafood around!


 Miles of breathtaking white-sand shores line the turquoise Atlantic waters for an unbeatable small-town seaside escape.


Vintage beach charm meets the excitement of modern activities and attractions along the Boardwalk and Main Strip.

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Small-Town Beach Charm Awaits for a Relaxing Vacation Getaway

Carolina Beach, NC, also known as Pleasure Island by the locals, is a scenic island of southern North Carolina tucked between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. This family-friendly beach town is the ideal vacation or year-round retreat for all ages, with outstanding small-town attractions, festivals, and amenities. This quaint and vivacious little town is just a short 15-minute drive from Historic Downtown Wilmington, and lovely Kure Beach is situated just to the south on the same island. For those seeking a truly quaint, scenic, and relaxing small beach-town escape, there is no better place than Carolina Beach, NC.

Spotlights of Carolina Beach

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Outdoor Recreation

Relax along miles of white-sand coastline or take a surfing lesson. Paddle a kayak through the calm waters of Cape Fear River or charter a fishing boat to enjoy some deep-sea fishing on the open waters of the Atlantic. Fish from shore at the Carolina Beach Fishing Pier, or from the solitude of your own private watercraft. And don’t forget to explore the scenic trails of Carolina Beach State Park to discover the breathtaking overlook of Cape Fear River.


Amazing Attractions

There’s so much to see and explore—even if you’re not on the water! Head to the classic Boardwalk to enjoy a scenic stroll or grab an ice cream cone. During the summer, you can enjoy rides and games at the amusement park, as well as live music and fireworks. On a rainy day, head to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher for a day of educational exploration, or explore the boutiques, seafood restaurants, and arcade along the main strip. After dark, there’s always some fun to be had at the local tiki bars, which often feature live music.

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Exciting Events

Your day at the beach just got a little more exciting! Don’t miss out on all the amazing events that Carolina Beach has to offer, from Movies at the Lake to weekly Boardwalk Blast fireworks to regular fishing tournaments. Plus, Carolina Beach hosts several large festivals, such as the Carolina Beach Music Festival, the Southeast King Mackerel Tournament, Pleasure Island Chowder Cookoff, and the Seafood, Blues, and Jazz Festival.

Carolina Beach Attractions

Carolina Beach Residential Resources

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quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2022): 6,575
Zip Code: 28428
County: New Hanover
Mean Home Price: $500,000


Travel Times

Wilmington: 15 min
Wilmington Int’l Airport: 25 min
Raleigh: 2 hrs
Charlotte: 4 hrs

Highways: US-421



District: New Hanover County Schools

Elementary: Carolina Beach
Middle: Murray
High: Ashley

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