The Carolina Beach Boardwalk Travel Guide
Carolina Beach is one of North Carolina’s top locations for travelers. It hosts the award-winning, fun-filled Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Although the boardwalk is busier during the summer season it is open year-round, making Carolina Beach a year-round destination for all types of travelers.
Read on to learn more about the Carolina Beach Boardwalk’s attractions, events, and more!
Carolina Beach Boardwalk Events:
The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is overflowing with family-fun attractions. The quarter-mile strip has events that can excite anyone. For thrill-seekers, the amusement park is a great spot for little kids all the way to adrenaline junkies. In addition, there are a series of weekly fireworks, arcades, and concerts. Some specific events hosted at Carolina Beach are Christmas by the Sea, Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Celebration, The Carolina Beach Wine & Beer Walk, Rock the Beach, and the Carolina Beach Music Festival.
Another Staple of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk is the wide variety of restaurants. Whether it’s fine dining or a quick bite, there is surely a place for you. Check out some Carolina Beach dining options that might suit you.
Escape the beach and attractions with some air-conditioned shopping, located all throughout the boardwalk. Ranging from craft stores to beach supplies, any savvy shopper will find their store on the boardwalk. Find some of our favorite shops in Carolina Beach.
Due to a large number of tourists in the quarter-mile boardwalk area, parking can be a bit of a hassle. The boardwalk has strict regulations and encourages parking permits. A way to avoid the parking hassle is to find a hotel that includes parking in their package. Luckily, Golden Sands Motel offers a parking pass per room, with the option to buy another pass for $20. This way you can enjoy your stay without the headache of parking.
Hotels near Carolina Beach:
Golden Sands Motel is a great pick for Carolina Beach because it has so much to offer. Including cozy, beachfront rooms are indoor and outdoor pools, the Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar, an expansive pier, and a large stretch of golden sand just steps from the property. Golden Sands Motel is located 1 mile from the boardwalk, about a 3-minute drive, a 10-minute walk, or a quick uber ride away.