Carolina Beach NC vacation rentals & Kure Beach rentals, condos, houses, cottages, and suites for the Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Pleasure Island area. Located just outside of Wilmington NC our beaches are some of the best in North Carolina, and certainly in New Hanover County.
Overview of Carolina Beach, North Carolina
Carolina Beach, NC is located 14 miles SE of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center). The town is part of New Hanover County. The population of Carolina Beach is 5,883. The beach is quiet and peaceful and not crowded... yet! During your stay in Carolina Beach, you can visit the Carolina Beach State Park and stay in one of the many vacation rentals or hotels on the Island. You can also enjoy fishing and boating in the Ocean or at the North End. If you are searching for nightlife - you won't be disappointed! Just to name a few, The Fat Pelican, High Tide Lounge, and The Lazy Pirate are sure to keep you entertained! The town also has several houses of worship including the First Baptist Church of CB, CB Presbyterian Church. Seaside Chapel, and St. Paul's United Methodist Church. From fresh seafood to a burger at the Ocean Grille and Tiki Bar, you are sure to enjoy your time at Carolina Beach!
#1 "N.C's Most Overlooked Beaches" - Travel Channel, 2014
#8 "Best Boardwalks for Food Across the USA" - USA Today, 2013
#11 "America's 25 Best Donuts" - The Daily Meal, 2014
#16 "America's Most Awesome Boardwalks" - CNN & FOX News, 2013
#6 "Classic Beach Boardwalks" - Huffington Post, 2013
Carolina Beach History
Established in 1857, a man named Joseph Winner planned the streets and lots for the 50 acres of land on the island. At that time, the only way to access the island was by water and the town was called St. Joseph's. The town was renamed and incorporated in 1925. There is now a high-rise bridge that was built over Snow's Cut, connecting the mainland and the island which was constructed in 1962. A fun fact is that Carolina Beach is home of Chicken Hicks who is given credit for developing the Shag dance and making it popular. The town underwent a major transformation in the 1990s and is about to undergo a renovation of the town's boardwalk, beginning in Fall of 2014.
Carolina Beach and nearby Attractions
Famous Carolina Beach Boardwalk!
Carolina Beach Fishing Pier
Squigley's Ice Cream & Treats
Carolina Beach State Park
Sandcastle of Kure Beach
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Overview of Kure Beach, North Carolina
Kure Beach, North Carolina
Kure Beach, NC is located only 3 miles south of Carolina Beach, North Carolina (center to center), basically merging together. The town is part of New Hanover County. The population of Kure Beach is 2,063. Kure Beach is sometimes referred to as a "sleepy beach town" that is growing in popularity and price! While there is a permanent population of approximately 1,500 residents, the town still functions like any normal town with municipal services and fire protection. The town features a few restaurants, but no commercial entertainment... it's the perfect place to get-away ... or stay if you love the slow pace of life! Kure Beach doesn't have the option to expand as it is completely surrounded with the Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and Historic Site, US Government owns the west side, Carolina Beach borders the north, and of course the beautiful Atlantic Ocean forms the east border.
#9 "N.C's Most Overlooked Beaches" - Travel Channel, 2014
Oldest Fishing Pier in NC - Kure Beach Fishing Pier
Kure Beach History
The town began development in the 1870s by Hans Anderson Kure from Denmark. However, the town was not incorporated until 1947. Kure Beach is majorly residential with modest cottages and some newer upscale houses. There are very few tall buildings in Kure Beach and new buildings may not exceed 35 feet in height. Since the lat 1940s, the town has remained residential. Kure Beach holds a rich history as home to historic Fort Fisher - a confederate fort during the American Civil War.
Kure Beach and nearby Attractions
Fort Fisher State Recreation Park
Kure Beach Fishing Pier
Ferry Ride to Southport, NC
Ocean Front Park
Pleasure Island Safari
Kure Beach Surf Camp
Kure's Pearl of Kure Beach
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