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.

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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Fall Fishing Frenzy at Kure Beach and Carolina Beach

Posted on October 13, 2016

Reel in a catch at these North Carolina beaches this fall

Kure Beach and Carolina 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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10 “Must Do’s” for First-Time Visitors to Kure Beach and Carolina Beach

Posted on April 04, 2016

Two distinct coastal gems entice with vintage family fun plus an off-the-grid escape

Kure Beach and Carolina Beach, NC – Exploring a new vacation destination can be daunting, but when it comes to Kure Beach and Carolina Beach, visitors are in luck. Despite their close proximity to one another – they share the same island! – each beach has its own distinct personality. Read on for a list of the Top 10 “Must Do’s” to help first-time visitors make the most of their stay. Whether a lively throwback vacation abuzz with activity tickles your fancy, or a peaceful escape is more your speed, first-time visitors will get their coastal fix at these two beach towns.

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