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.

Relaxing Winter Getaway at Kure Beach

Posted on December 17, 2018

When winter temperatures arrive and people think ‘snow,’ normally a beach getaway isn’t the first thought for a trip. It’s actually a perfect and peaceful time of year to visit Kure Beach as winter temperatures average in the high 50s and offer a multitude of both outdoor and indoor activities for a retreat.

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Kure Beach Bounces Back

Posted on October 03, 2018

On Sept. 14, Hurricane Florence made landfall near Kure Beach and prompted a mandatory evacuation for residents, yet the town was fortunate to receive minimal damage with Snow’s Cut Bridge re-opening shortly after.

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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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