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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, N.C. – Jan. 04, 2017 – 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

Fall Fishing Frenzy at Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, N.C.
Reel in a catch at these North Carolina beaches this fall

Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, N.C. – Oct. 13, 2016 – 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

New Hampton Inn and Suites Opens in Carolina Beach, N.C.
Beach town welcomes visitors with new hotel rooms, camping cabins and RV-friendly sites

Carolina Beach, N.C. – August 30, 2016 – Carolina Beach, N.C., 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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Carolina Beach Honored by WRAL Out & About Voters’ Choice Awards

Posted on August 03, 2016

Carolina Beach Honored by WRAL Out & About Voters’ Choice Awards as #3 Favorite “N.C. Beach Destination”

Wilmington, N.C., August 3, 2016: The Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Carolina Beach was honored during the 2016 WRAL Out and About Voters’ Choice Awards on Tuesday, August 2nd at an awards ceremony in downtown Raleigh. WRAL is the NBC affiliate that serves the greater Triangle market in North Carolina.

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Catch a Wave at Carolina Beach, N.C.

Posted on July 20, 2016

Did you know that surfing has quickly become one of the top trends in travel and wellness? The now $130 billion industry is gaining momentum as a popular go-to vacation activity for families and millennials alike. Surfing destinations like California and Costa Rica are well-known for surfing but with large waves and local, experienced surfers in the water, these places can be intimidating for beginners.

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Iconic Carolina Beach Boardwalk Welcomes New Businesses

Posted on July 13, 2016

Iconic Carolina Beach Boardwalk Welcomes New Businesses

CAROLINA BEACH, NC – July 13, 2016 – Carolina Beach is announcing the addition of seven new businesses to its award-winning Boardwalk this summer. The newest shops at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk will range from a new arcade to a locally owned sandwich shop and a specialty store with over 500 varieties of salsas, BBQ sauces and other condiments.

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