Located in Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach is a prominent attraction in an area that's popular for being walkable, family-friendly, and inexpensive. You'll enjoy the flavorful finds for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee here. The sea and beaches showcase the area's natural beauty. Choose a nearby hotel, and get to Carolina Beach with ease. Then, venture out into the greater Carolina Beach area for more sightseeing.
More to see near Carolina Beach
In addition to Carolina Beach, there are many other activities and attractions in Carolina Beach. You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities.
Carolina Beach, Freeman Park, and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. Local parks like Carolina Beach State Park, Ocean Front Park, and Brunswick Nature Park are peaceful spots. A shopping trip to The Cotton Exchange and Mayfaire Town Center might be just what you need for some retail therapy. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Halyburton Park, Southport Marina, or Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest.
Attractions like Brunswick Town Historic District, Fort Fisher State Historic Site, and Cameron Art Museum can be part of your cultural tour. Notable landmarks include Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach Fishing Pier, and Kure Beach Pier.
Orton Plantation Gardens, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, and North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher are family favorites. Don't miss Coquina Outcrop, Tregembo Animal Park, and Old Brunswick County Jail Museum while you're here. Franklin Square Gallery, North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, and Legion Stadium are other must-sees.
Getting to Carolina Beach
Arrive at the Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) airport, and then travel 16.1 miles (25.9 km) to Carolina Beach to see Carolina Beach.