One of the most attractive aspects of living in New Hanover Country are the beaches. With a booming market for investment properties or personal escapes the islands and beaches of New Hanover County offer you the joy of beach life with the conveniences of a city just over the bridge with a growing economy.
Carolina Beach is south of Wilmington on Pleasure Island. Soak up the sun on the gorgeous island beach and cool off in one of Carolina Beach’s restaurants on the nationally-recognized seaside boardwalk. Festivals, events and free movies at the lake highlight the lively community atmosphere of this beach town. And the Carolina Beach State Park offers a great space for outdoor activities and family fun, such as fishing and the Flytrap Trail.
Ocean Grill & Tiki Bar: A casual beach stop for coastal cuisine, ocean views and live music.
The Fat Pelican: A casual dive spot with foosball and a sandy patio.
Wake N Bake Donuts: With two locations it's easy to see why we can’t get enough of these fresh donuts.
GROCERY STORES & MARKETS
Blackburn Brothers Seafood
The Sea Merchants
The Veggie Wagon
FAVORITE ACTIVITIES & SPOTS
Carolina Beach Farmers’ Market
Freeman Park for car camping