Kure Beach News & Blogs

Check out the collection of recent news and headlines featuring Kure Beach to keep you informed on all of the exciting happenings around town.

What’s New at Kure Beach

Posted on January 17, 2018

From exciting exhibits to a recognition from the Southeastern Tourism Society and more, Kure Beach is eagerly awaiting your arrival in 2018.

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A Coastal Holiday at Kure Beach

Posted on November 14, 2017

From the closest holiday market to the Atlantic Ocean to an aquatic winter wonderland, Kure Beach will have you feeling the holiday spirit in no time. A holiday getaway to Kure Beach is a fresh way to spend the most wonderful time of the year by the sea.  

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First North Carolina Heritage Dive Site Dedicated at Fort Fisher Near Kure Beach

Posted on July 10, 2017

Civil War Blockade Runner offers Divers and Snorkelers a Firsthand View of Maritime History

Kure Beach, NC – Condor ran aground on her maiden voyage to Wilmington more than 150 years ago. Today, scuba divers and snorkelers can explore one of the best-preserved shipwrecks on the North Carolina coast where she came to rest, just off the beach in Fort Fisher, located at the southern tip of Kure Beach. From a brief history that includes one of the Confederacy’s most notorious spies, to a ship that remains mostly intact today, the Condor has quite a story to tell. 

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Explore Kure Beach the Local Way: On Two Wheels

Posted on June 01, 2017 | Corinne Edmiston

Life moves a little slower in Kure Beach, North Carolina. At this beach, families trade cars for bikes, choosing instead to take their time pedaling up and down the shores and fully embracing the salty air and the sound of the waves crashing against the rocks. That’s not to say this is a sleepy

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Odd Jobs at Kure Beach and the People that Do Them

Posted on March 13, 2017

If you’ve been to Kure Beach, you’ve likely enjoyed the peaceful small town atmosphere and miles of undeveloped beach. Between two of the state’s landmark attractions – the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and Fort Fisher State Historic Site – and lots of other things to see and do, it may be

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

Posted on January 04, 2017

Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Welcome 2017 with New Lodging Options, Outdoor Activities, Exhibits & Tours

Kure Beach, NC – Located on the same island along the southeastern coast of North Carolina, Kure Beach and Carolina Beach are home to a variety of things to see and do. Kure Beach was included on Tripping.com's list of 10 Best Beaches in North Carolina. 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 Year in Review at Kure Beach

Posted on December 21, 2016

Looking back on 2016, it is safe to say North Carolina’s small wonder was packed with big adventures. From attending special events, discovering the island’s natural beauty, competing in exciting tournaments, or simply enjoying spectacular views by the sea, fans on social media highlight some of the best adventures for visitors to Kure Beach.

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Hidden Gems in Kure Beach

Posted on December 08, 2016

Visitors flock to Kure Beach to enjoy the surf, sand, sun and unspoiled paradise, but few of them end up exploring beyond the beach to discover new experiences that are off the beaten path. Change your itinerary during your next trip and discover the hidden gems that make Kure Beach North Carolina’s small wonder.

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