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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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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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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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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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Get Outdoors: 6 Activities to Explore this Summer in Carolina Beach

Posted on May 12, 2016

May 2016: Visitors flock to Carolina Beach each year to enjoy summer vacations and the great outdoors. The island offers a nationally recognized seaside boardwalk, a state park on the coast, world-class fishing, miles of beautiful beach and more. Make plans now to take part in some of the top family

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Carolina Beach - A Vacation Spot Sure to Please the Hard-to-Please

Posted on March 09, 2016

We were quite the crew. Car top carrier strapped on top of the ’69 wood paneled station wagon, dad behind the wheel, mom “backseat driving” from the passenger seat and the three of us kids, each with a friend in tow, stuffed every which way in the middle and “way back” seats. The Beach Boys were

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A “Grand” Multi-generational Vacation Awaits at Carolina Beach

Posted on November 23, 2015

If your children are not vacationing with their grandparents, they’re missing out. And so are you!

Grandparents traveling with their grandkids – sans the middle generation – is a growing segment within the multi-generational travel market. And it’s easy to see why: kids get a fun, activity-packed

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