6 days in Carolina Beach & Wilmington Itinerary

6 days in Carolina Beach & Wilmington Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mount Airy
Drive:  5 h 30 min
Carolina Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Mount Airy

Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach ©
Carolina Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Carolina Beach Boardwalk has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Carolina Beach to go to Southport and see Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carolina Beach attractions planner.

Mount Airy to Carolina Beach is an approximately 5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Mount Airy in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Carolina Beach, with lows of 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Wilmington.

Things to do in Carolina Beach

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Transportation

Side Trips

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry
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North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher ©
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Carolina Beach Boardwalk ©
Carolina Beach Boardwalk


Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 17th (Fri), stop by Historic District.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wilmington road trip tool.

Wilmington is very close to Carolina Beach. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

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Historic District ©
Historic District