Callie's Guidebook

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Food scene

Britts Donuts is an iconic dounut shop located on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, a short walk from the home. They have been supplying locals and tourists with some of the best donuts in the country since 1939. They are open seasonally, opening back up in April, just in time for your Spring/Summer vacation. The lines can get really long so make sure your prepared to wait. Trust me, they’re worth it.
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Britts Donuts
11 Carolina Beach Avenue North
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Britts Donuts is an iconic dounut shop located on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, a short walk from the home. They have been supplying locals and tourists with some of the best donuts in the country since 1939. They are open seasonally, opening back up in April, just in time for your Spring/Summer vacation. The lines can get really long so make sure your prepared to wait. Trust me, they’re worth it.
COAST is a craft cocktails and modern calabash restaurant located on the main road into Carolina Beach. They open at 5pm Thursday-Sunday, perfect your weekend dinner!
COAST
604 North Lake Park Boulevard
COAST is a craft cocktails and modern calabash restaurant located on the main road into Carolina Beach. They open at 5pm Thursday-Sunday, perfect your weekend dinner!
The Southerly is a local staple for all things biscuits and Pies! Make sure you stop here for breakfast, desert, or a mid day snack for a decadent surprise. While these may be traditional southern foods, the Southerly has put a unique spin on them, and they’re something everyone can enjoy!
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The Southerly Biscuit & Pie
1206 N Lake Park Blvd
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The Southerly is a local staple for all things biscuits and Pies! Make sure you stop here for breakfast, desert, or a mid day snack for a decadent surprise. While these may be traditional southern foods, the Southerly has put a unique spin on them, and they’re something everyone can enjoy!
If you enjoy being healthy, even when you’re on vacation, the Malama is the spot for you. This cafe features coffee, smoothies, and healthy breakfast and lunch. Make sure you follow them on Instagram for features of their yummy food! @malama.cafe
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Malama Cafe
108 Cape Fear Boulevard
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If you enjoy being healthy, even when you’re on vacation, the Malama is the spot for you. This cafe features coffee, smoothies, and healthy breakfast and lunch. Make sure you follow them on Instagram for features of their yummy food! @malama.cafe
The Veggie Wagon is a neighborhood market, that specializes in locally sourced goods. Since this home does feature a full kitchen, stop by and pick up some local items for a quiet night in, relaxing on one of the lovely outdoor areas.
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The Veggie Wagon
608 South Lake Park Boulevard
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The Veggie Wagon is a neighborhood market, that specializes in locally sourced goods. Since this home does feature a full kitchen, stop by and pick up some local items for a quiet night in, relaxing on one of the lovely outdoor areas.
Squigley’s is another local favorite that has been serving the community for the past 25 years. Their unique sundaes and classic ice cream cones are without a doubt something you don’t want to miss. Treat yourself to some cold ice cream all day, everyday while on you’re vacation. We won’t tell anyone 🤫 On your way out, make sure you stop by the gift shop located above the store to check out their selection of unique gifts, decor, art and handmade crafts.
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Squigley's Ice Cream & Treats
208 South Lake Park Boulevard
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Squigley’s is another local favorite that has been serving the community for the past 25 years. Their unique sundaes and classic ice cream cones are without a doubt something you don’t want to miss. Treat yourself to some cold ice cream all day, everyday while on you’re vacation. We won’t tell anyone 🤫 On your way out, make sure you stop by the gift shop located above the store to check out their selection of unique gifts, decor, art and handmade crafts.
The go to place for amazing pancakes in Carolina Beach. Don’t miss out on this delicious breakfast staple to start your day off with the perfect sugar rush!
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Kate's Pancake House
102 South Lake Park Boulevard
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The go to place for amazing pancakes in Carolina Beach. Don’t miss out on this delicious breakfast staple to start your day off with the perfect sugar rush!
Make sure you check out this unique ice cream shop during your stay. Their recipe is a fusion of Irish and American flavors. Boasting 58 flavors, 22 fresh toppings, and over 20 years experience, you’ll be able to find something for everyone in the family.
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Celtic Creamery
201 N Lake Park Blvd
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Make sure you check out this unique ice cream shop during your stay. Their recipe is a fusion of Irish and American flavors. Boasting 58 flavors, 22 fresh toppings, and over 20 years experience, you’ll be able to find something for everyone in the family.
The Spot is a fun, laid back bar where you can get family like service accompanied by delicious, fresh and made from scratch dishes. Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, the atmosphere is perfect for any occasion.
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The Spot Bar & Kitchen
1006 South Lake Park Boulevard
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The Spot is a fun, laid back bar where you can get family like service accompanied by delicious, fresh and made from scratch dishes. Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, the atmosphere is perfect for any occasion.
Serving the beach since 2017, Nollie’s has been recognized for their consistent, high quality Southern California inspired tacos! Their menu also includes quesadillas, salads, burritos, nachos, and exciting homemade desserts. There are vegan and vegetarian options so everyone can enjoy eating here.
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Nollie's Taco Joint
3 Pelican Ln
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Serving the beach since 2017, Nollie’s has been recognized for their consistent, high quality Southern California inspired tacos! Their menu also includes quesadillas, salads, burritos, nachos, and exciting homemade desserts. There are vegan and vegetarian options so everyone can enjoy eating here.
Nikkis is an award winning hibachi experience brought to you by a local couple Jing Chen and Yun Zhao. They are dedicated to bringing you the freshest fish possible for their decadent sushi dishes. Nikkis features daily specials and flavorful combinations.
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Nikki's Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
1055 Military Cutoff Road
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Nikkis is an award winning hibachi experience brought to you by a local couple Jing Chen and Yun Zhao. They are dedicated to bringing you the freshest fish possible for their decadent sushi dishes. Nikkis features daily specials and flavorful combinations.
Stop at PT's for one of the best burger and fries you'll ever eat! A local staple that you won't regret visiting.
P.T.'s Olde Fashioned Grille
5916 Carolina Beach Rd
Stop at PT's for one of the best burger and fries you'll ever eat! A local staple that you won't regret visiting.
Floating on a barge along the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington, Anne Bonny's Bar & Grill specializes in calabash-style seafood, shareable appetizers, and classic burgers and sandwiches. Their full bar features frozen cocktails, local draft beer, and excellent wines.
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Anne Bonny's Bar and Grill
101 S Water St
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Floating on a barge along the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington, Anne Bonny's Bar & Grill specializes in calabash-style seafood, shareable appetizers, and classic burgers and sandwiches. Their full bar features frozen cocktails, local draft beer, and excellent wines.
The Dockside Restaurant offers a unique dining experience. They are located right on the water and have indoor and outdoor seating. The views are incredible and the food is great too.
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Dockside Restaurant
1308 Airlie Road
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The Dockside Restaurant offers a unique dining experience. They are located right on the water and have indoor and outdoor seating. The views are incredible and the food is great too.
A local favorite that embodies ta casual atmosphere inspired by waterfront living. Their food and hospitality make it a fan favorite for visitors near and far.
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Bluewater Grill
4 Marina Street
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A local favorite that embodies ta casual atmosphere inspired by waterfront living. Their food and hospitality make it a fan favorite for visitors near and far.
The Wrightsville Beach Brewery is devoted to producing high quality beer and giving back to the community they grew up in! Their menu includes locally caught seafood and daily specials that change seasonally.
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Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Dr
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The Wrightsville Beach Brewery is devoted to producing high quality beer and giving back to the community they grew up in! Their menu includes locally caught seafood and daily specials that change seasonally.
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North End Cafe to-go
901 Carolina Beach Ave N
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Sightseeing

The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is a must see stop for your beach vacation. It has little shops, restaurants and of course the iconic Britt’s Donuts. Most importantly, it’s right on the beach! This stop is just a short walk from the home and a fun way to spend an evening after a long day at the beach.
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Carolina Beach Boardwalk
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The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is a must see stop for your beach vacation. It has little shops, restaurants and of course the iconic Britt’s Donuts. Most importantly, it’s right on the beach! This stop is just a short walk from the home and a fun way to spend an evening after a long day at the beach.
Downtown Wilmington is full of fun activities. From cute shops to wonderful restaurants along with frequent festivals, it’s a lovely place to the spend the day. The scenery alone is worth the trip. Downtown also has a bustling night life!
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wilmington, nc
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Downtown Wilmington is full of fun activities. From cute shops to wonderful restaurants along with frequent festivals, it’s a lovely place to the spend the day. The scenery alone is worth the trip. Downtown also has a bustling night life!
Airlie Gardens is a botanical garden located near Wrightsville beach. Spend a day exploring the beautiful gardens, and often they have fun events!
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Airlie Gardens
300 Airlie Road
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Airlie Gardens is a botanical garden located near Wrightsville beach. Spend a day exploring the beautiful gardens, and often they have fun events!

Shopping

While this is about a 20-30 minute drive from Carolina Beach, it’s a fun activity if you need a break from the beach. This outdoor mall has lots of shops and restaurants and a Movie theater.
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Mayfaire Town Center
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While this is about a 20-30 minute drive from Carolina Beach, it’s a fun activity if you need a break from the beach. This outdoor mall has lots of shops and restaurants and a Movie theater.

Things to Do

Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, this surf school, ran by professional surfer Tony Silvagni, is a great spot to take surfing lessons or rent equipment for other water activities. You can also rent bikes to explore the island. This spot offers the perfect way to spend a few days of your vacation.
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Tony Silvagni Surf School
101 Cape Fear Boulevard
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Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, this surf school, ran by professional surfer Tony Silvagni, is a great spot to take surfing lessons or rent equipment for other water activities. You can also rent bikes to explore the island. This spot offers the perfect way to spend a few days of your vacation.
The Fort Fisher Aquarium is a fun outing for all groups of people. Experience the wildlife up close and enjoy learning about the different species. A trip to the aquarium turns a rainy day of your vacation into one of the best experiences!
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North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
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The Fort Fisher Aquarium is a fun outing for all groups of people. Experience the wildlife up close and enjoy learning about the different species. A trip to the aquarium turns a rainy day of your vacation into one of the best experiences!
The Fort Fisher Ferry is such a unique experience. You drive your car onto a large boat and in a short 30-35 minutes you’ve reached the quaint little town of Southport. Once the ferry gets started, you can spend your ride outside, enjoying the beautiful scenery, or you can head up the cabin and enjoy your ride from above. Once you reach downtown Southport, you can explore the cute shops and restaurants for a fun filled day on the town.
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Fort Fisher Ferry
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The Fort Fisher Ferry is such a unique experience. You drive your car onto a large boat and in a short 30-35 minutes you’ve reached the quaint little town of Southport. Once the ferry gets started, you can spend your ride outside, enjoying the beautiful scenery, or you can head up the cabin and enjoy your ride from above. Once you reach downtown Southport, you can explore the cute shops and restaurants for a fun filled day on the town.
Have you really gotten the full beach experience without visiting the pier? Take a short drive down to the Kure Beach pier where you can fish, people watch, and enjoy the view! Parking and entry is free.
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Kure Beach Pier
100 Atlantic Avenue
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Have you really gotten the full beach experience without visiting the pier? Take a short drive down to the Kure Beach pier where you can fish, people watch, and enjoy the view! Parking and entry is free.
Jungle Rapids is the perfect place to spend a day with the family. The water park, laser tag, indoor arcade, go cart track, and putt putt course offer an activity for all members of the family!
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Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
5320 Oleander Drive
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Jungle Rapids is the perfect place to spend a day with the family. The water park, laser tag, indoor arcade, go cart track, and putt putt course offer an activity for all members of the family!
The battleship is a local attraction that allows for exploration and often has ghost tours!
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Battleship North Carolina
1 Battleship Road Northeast
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The battleship is a local attraction that allows for exploration and often has ghost tours!

Night Life

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The Fat Pelican
8 South Lake Park Boulevard
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Coffee Shops

Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop is one of the best coffee shops that you’ll ever go to. This is no ordinary coffee shop. The Wright family opened this coffee shop in honor of their two youngest children, Bitty and Beau, who have Down syndrome. As advocates for the value, inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, they opened the coffee shop to employ them! After opening several more locations, they employ over 120 people with disabilities. How awesome is that?
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Bitty & Beau's Coffee
4949 New Centre Dr
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Bitty and Beau’s Coffee Shop is one of the best coffee shops that you’ll ever go to. This is no ordinary coffee shop. The Wright family opened this coffee shop in honor of their two youngest children, Bitty and Beau, who have Down syndrome. As advocates for the value, inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, they opened the coffee shop to employ them! After opening several more locations, they employ over 120 people with disabilities. How awesome is that?
Port City Java is a local favorite that is a must when visiting!
Port City Java
5621 Carolina Beach Road
Port City Java is a local favorite that is a must when visiting!