7 Best Beach Towns in North Carolina, USA

Circled Dot

There are many beautiful coastal towns in the state of North Carolina. Here is a list of some of them...


This is a popular port city that acts as a gateway to the Cape Fear Coast beaches. The city has a number of attractions like the historic district and the Riverwalk lined with stores.


Carolina Beach

You can visit the vintage Carolina Beach to walk on the soft white sands and immerse yourself in the ocean waters. The beach boardwalk has many ice cream parlors, & carnival rides.


Kitty Hawk

This is the town near which Wright Brothers first flew a controlled powered airplane. You can see arrays of restaurants, shops & lovely storefronts while you drive along the beach highway.


Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach attracts a large number of visitors due to its aquamarine waters, amazing waterfront views, and wide beach. It has fun activities like kayaking & surfing.



The coastal town of Beaufort in NC has a maritime charm. You can view the 17th-century antique houses & streets lined by trees. You can visit the dock to see dolphins racing too.


Morehead City

This beach town will provide you with many outdoor recreations, like fishing in charter boats. You can also attend the famous Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament held here annually.


Oak Island

Oak Island is an excellent fishing spot in the Brunswick Islands. The beach town welcomes visitors who are fond of wildlife& is in search of tranquility amidst the scenic beauty.


Thanks for reading the story! These are some of the best beach towns to visit in North Carolina.

(Images used are for representative purpose)

Next: 7 Best Beach Towns in South Carolina