Carolina Beach and Local Attractions

Enjoy & Explore Carolina Beach, North Carolina

If you’d like to come and stay at Beach Breeze call 800-994-5222 or click here to send us an email.

Carolina Beach is on Pleasure Island – enough said!

The beach in front of the house is wide and gorgeous. You can easily spend your entire vacation right there. However, the area is rich in culture and activities. There are things for the nature lover, the history buff, the sports fan and the shopper!

For information about the island and the surrounding area go to Things to do in Wilmington, NC

Carolina Beach Event Calendar 

While you’re here…

You don’t have to leave Pleasure Island for: cycling, surf fishing, deep sea fishing, pier fishing, surfing, swimming, tennis, skate park, Marina, Fort Fisher Civil War site, North Carolina Aquarium, Playground, Churches, Groceries, Beachcombing, Paddle-Boating, kayak and sailboat rentals. Brit’s Donuts on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk – you’ve got to try them!

It is well worth a visit to Downtown Wilmington (20 minute drive): tour the Battleship USS North Carolina, fantastic shops and restaurants along the Riverfront, home and garden tours, Cape Fear Riverboat excursions, Horse-drawn Carriage rides.

Also in Wilmington: Movie and TV Studio Tours where Dawson’s Creek, Revolution, Sleepy Hollow, One Tree Hill and many movies were filmed.

Take the kids to see one of Wilmington’s professional sports teams: The Sharks playing baseball or catch the SeaDawgs basketball team.

Learn more about Pleasure Island

Carolina Beach Site – lots of information

For the kids…

Wondering what to do with the kids if you have a rainy day during your vacation or if you need a break from the sun? Head into Wilmington to visit the Wilmington Railroad Museum, the Wilmington Childrens Museumor the Cape Fear Museum.

You can also hang out at the cottage – there are games and puzzles available and the picnic table on the porch is perfect for craft projects.

More great local sites… 
North Carolina Aquarium – right down the road

Fort Fisher Also just down the road!

Airlie Gardens

Battleship USS North Carolina

Moore’s Creek National Battlefield

Orton Plantation & Gardens

Brunswick town/Fort Anderson

Other Historic Sites in NC