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Check out the latest articles, blogs and press releases for Carolina Beach to stay informed on all the news and special happenings around the town.

Nostalgia of Classic North Carolina Beach Town Provides Home Base for New Businesses

Posted on July 24, 2017

CAROLINA BEACH, NC – Carolina Beach, NC, offers a one-of-a-kind, vintage beach experience with family-friendly activities geared for unmistakable fun. The island has a rich history that draws visitors back time and time again. From beloved businesses that have called Carolina Beach home for years – even decades – to new businesses that are taking advantage of this unique coastal lifestyle, Carolina Beach has a way of sticking with people.

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Turtle Time at Carolina Beach

Posted on June 28, 2017

Want to plan a summer getaway that is as relaxing as it is fulfilling? Look no further than Carolina Beach, where you can enjoy a classic beach vacation while gaining the one-of-a-kind experience of helping endangered Loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings. That’s right – it’s “turtle time” again at

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Summer To-Do List at Carolina Beach

Posted on June 16, 2017

It’s that time again: Time for that beach vacation you look forward to all year. Located just 30 minutes from Wilmington, Carolina Beach is one of the most popular coastal destinations in North Carolina and beyond. You’ll find a variety of lodging options, restaurants and activities to satisfy the

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Travel with your Tribe to Carolina Beach

Posted on April 27, 2017

Group getaways are more popular than ever, from destination bachelor parties, to girlfriends’ retreats, to family reunions. Whether your ‘tribe’ is made up of extended family or close friends, finding a destination and accommodations to suit everyone can be exhausting, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Carolina Beach Fishing

Posted on February 10, 2017

Whether you’re a novice or seasoned fisherman, this area has plenty to offer when it comes to fishing in Carolina Beach. Folks travel from near and far with hopes of reeling in a big one. Carolina Beach is popular among North Carolina fishermen as well as fishermen visiting from out-of-state thanks

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Carolina Beach Welcomes 2017 with New Lodging Options, Outdoor Activities, Exhibits & Tours

Posted on January 04, 2017

Carolina Beach, NC – Located on the same island along the southeastern coast of North Carolina, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach are home to a variety of things to see and do. Carolina Beach was voted the No. 3 favorite N.C. beach destination by WRAL’s Out & About Reader's Choice Awards in 2016. This year, these two beach towns have even more to offer first-time visitors and repeat visitors alike thanks to a new hotel and other lodging, land- and water-based outdoor activities, and several new exhibits and tours, including a limited-time appearance from a group of famous mermaids.

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A Dog Lover’s Guide to Carolina Beach

Posted on November 30, 2016

If you’re searching for a place to visit this fall and winter but don’t want to leave Fido at home, then Carolina Beach has you covered. From playing on the sand to hiking at Carolina Beach State Park or even dining at pet-friendly restaurants, there are plenty of ways to keep your four-legged

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Fall Fishing Frenzy at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach

Posted on October 13, 2016

Reel in a catch at these North Carolina beaches this fall

Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, NC  – The arrival of autumn brings mild temperatures, more room to explore the beaches’ natural settings because of less crowds, and of course, spectacular fall fishing at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, located on North Carolina’s southeast coast. With more comfortable fishing conditions and larger species like red drum, king mackerel, flounder and more, fall is ideal for an angler’s getaway. Whether a novice or experienced angler, visitors can hit the water on a charter expedition, compete in a tournament, or cast a line off a fishing pier to reel in a great catch.

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No Kids, No Problem: Take an Adults-Only Trip to Carolina Beach This Fall

Posted on September 08, 2016

When the kids are away, the parents will play! Traveling with family has its perks, but so does escaping every once in a while and taking a trip sans-kids.

At Carolina Beach, N.C., parents can get away and let loose guilt-free with less crowds and affordable off-season lodging rates. Whether you want to dance the night away or partake in outdoor activities like surfing and hiking in milder temperatures than the summertime, Carolina Beach is well suited for an adults-only trip this fall.

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New Hampton Inn and Suites Opens in Carolina Beach, N.C.

Posted on August 30, 2016

Beach town welcomes visitors with new hotel rooms, camping cabins and RV-friendly sites

Carolina Beach, NC – Carolina Beach, NC, is excited to welcome the much anticipated Hampton Inn and Suites Carolina Beach Oceanfront hotel to its inventory of accommodations. Set to provide guests with a relaxing seaside retreat, the new 106-room hotel officially opened its doors just in time for Labor Day weekend.

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