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Best beach town for day trip

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Best beach town for day trip

First time in NC and looking to make a day trip to the beach from downtown Raleigh, any recommendations on where to go?

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1. Re: Best beach town for day trip

Wrightsville is where most Raleighites go. Short trip down I-40.

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Or head on to Carolina Beach. Hwy 132 then 421 off of I-40. Charming little beachy town. Or drive on down to their neighbor to the south Kure Beach. Much smaller but still a few nice resturants and a lovely beach down there. Ft. Fisher beach is very pretty.

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If you love low key, casual beach, choose Kure. Great for fishing. A real mix of people and locals, unlike wrightsville beach which has a younger vibe set. It just depends on what you like to do. Kure is more for nature lovers and relaxation?

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Your best bet is heading to Wilmington on 40 - it is only 2 hours from Raleigh and you will have many options as to what beach to go to.

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5. Re: Best beach town for day trip

Right.....^^^^...like Wrightsville, Carolina and Kure Beach.

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6. Re: Best beach town for day trip

What Avanahall said !!!

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7. Re: Best beach town for day trip

Y'all this thread is from May. Pretty sure the OP has already been and gone.

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