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Half way point from MI and any more ideas for things to do.

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Half way point from MI and any more ideas for things to do.

I am leaving from MI on Easter and will arrive at Carolina Beach on Monday. We will be staying at the Courtyard Marriott. My mother, and stepdaughter (16) are going. We will be there from Mon-Fri.

I am looking for an inexpensive hotel for Sunday (Easter) night from MI. I noticed, Charelston, WV, has hotels right off the freeway but wonder if anyone has any other ideas?

I actually choose Carolina Beach due to large hotel discount for the Courtyward. After reviewing this website, decided to give it a chance.

So far, for things to do....Fort Fischer, Aquarium, possibly ferry to Southport (unsure),Battelship in Wilington also I hear there is a local mall there as well. For beaches, Wrightsville and Ocean are getting good reviews. I plan to drive to Myrtel Beach for a day trip.

For good eats...Britts Donuts, Jack Mackerals and places off the pier.

Does anyone have any other suggestions for activites and restaurants?

Thank you in advance.

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1. Re: Half way point from MI and any more ideas for things to do.

If you can drive one more hour south, Beckley, WV has a lot of hotels and resturants to choose from. I think its an easier access off the Interstate too. (exit 44) Plus, you will have one less hour to drive the next day! :)

In Carolina/Kure Beach area....try the Ocean Grill Resturant and Tiki Bar, right behind Golden Sands Motel. And across the street from Pops Ice Cream. (great shakes!) We always go to Big Daddys Seafood in Kure. Then head over to the Kure Beach Pier. Fun place!! Squigleys Ice Cream is very popular! Over 4000 ice cream flavor combinations.

Have a great time!!!

Here are just a few hotels off exit 44...


Some beach websites that might help....




Have a great time!!

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2. Re: Half way point from MI and any more ideas for things to do.

Thank you for all the great information....I can't wait to go now....

3. Re: Half way point from MI and any more ideas for things to do.

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