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Cute little boardwalk

Cute and fun boardwalk - with a variety of restaurants and touristy places to visit. Carnival area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vanessa L
Albany, NY
Enjoy the view

Nice place to just sit and swing on the bench swings that are installed along the way. Crowded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
North Carolina
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  • Terrible3%
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Carolina Beach Ave S. & Harper Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carolina Beach has become my favorite place to visit and enjoy the ocean. It has at least 2 oceanfront hotels from major chains (Hampton Inn and Courtyard) and it’s more accessible with more things to do than the other beaches to the north and south....More

Thank JayMoli
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier is well made with benches facing the ocean - though the dunes are high in most places so one cannot see over them from the boardwalk. It's a very short walk also and the shops are off the boardwark beside it not on...More

Thank bbg130
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1 star rating is for Off season beach condition. That whole stretch of beach was quiet. There was hardly any activity, only a couple of stores were open. In fact I would say don't go during Off season which is when school starts back....More

Thank Jeannie E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the boardwalk as a walking place. Many of the shops were closed and many shops were cheesy. This would be such a nice place for Carolina Beach to offer shops filled with unique items made by and from area artists and vendors. Instead most...More

2  Thank Psalms100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute and fun boardwalk - with a variety of restaurants and touristy places to visit. Carnival area great for kids.

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to Carolina Beach and the Boardwalk; have a feeling we came towards the end of summer peak season. The restaurants in around the boardwalk area only received mediocre reviews so we did not try any of them. The arcade and rides were opened...More

1  Thank jmbc04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boardwalk is a nice addition to the beach. It has about 3 restaurants. We tried the new one i think it was called carolina barbucue but it the only barbecue one. We got carryout twice and the food was excellent. Lots if places to...More

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to just sit and swing on the bench swings that are installed along the way. Crowded during the day but after the beach goers leave it is nice. Plenty of places to eat.

Thank fmattship
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never been to Carolina Beach so we planned 4 night to visit. Had great time! Will go back again. Stayed at the Courtyards, one end of the boardwalk, right next to the amusement area. The Boardwalk is on top of the dunes, gives...More

Thank 24mfoster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The brand new boardwalk is beautifully done. Careful attention to details make it an ideal location for ocean viewing and people watching. Lots of benches and water fountains.

Thank Judith L
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Katie M
11 June 2018|
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Response from ncwebgirl | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t there when they had any rides just mini golf.
20 February 2018|
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Response from mary S | Reviewed this property |
No. Dogs are not allowed on the Boardwalk.
Tammy D
14 October 2017|
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Response from JCmorebeaches | Reviewed this property |
This seemed different than other boardwalks in that it wasn't along the beach like most others. I saw a couple "rows" of shops off the beach - before the beach access walkway. It wasn't very much so you probably found it.