A Visitors Guide to the Kure Beach Aquarium

The Fort Fisher State Recreation Area at the southeastern tip of North Carolina attracts visitors with almost six miles of beautiful beaches, trails, and salt marsh. You’ll encounter a visitor center, Civil War-era historic site, and boardwalks. On the ground around the shoreline, you may spy loggerhead sea turtles and piping plovers.

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Carolina Retreats + VTrips

(Surf City, NC – June 9th, 2022) 

As we begin the busy summer season, we have some exciting news to share! As of June 1st, Carolina Retreats has partnered with VTrips Holdings, a Florida-based vacation rental management company led by Steve Milo! Steve, Mike Harrington, and Stuart Pack go back over a decade where he was an early mentor of Mike when he was just getting started in the vacation rental management industry. They served on the board of VRMA (Vacation Rental Management Association) together, and he has been instrumental in bringing innovative ideas to Carolina Retreats that have set us apart in performing for our owners and delighting our guests. When we were approached about a possible partnership with Carolina Retreats, we knew there was nobody better to affiliate with to solidify the future of our company, our staff, and our homeowners.

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The Best Wilmington NC Beaches You Need To Visit 

Are you planning a visit to Wilmington, North Carolina? If so, you might be thinking about visiting one of the local beaches. As a popular NC beach town, Wilmington has something for just about everyone. Downtown Wilmington is known for its boutique shopping opportunities on the boardwalk, and there are plenty of watersports going on during the summer, such as kayaking, jet skiing, and fishing. Furthermore, this is the perfect family-friendly getaway for those looking for an oceanfront rental!

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17 Things to Do in Surf City NC on Your Next Beach Trip

Planning a visit to Surf City, North Carolina? Surf City is a small town on Topsail Island, just about 30 minutes outside of Wilmington. Although a relatively small barrier island, Topsail is divided into 3 parts: North Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Topsail Beach. All 3 areas are easily accessible to one another and make great family-friendly vacation destinations.

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The Best Topsail Island Fishing Charters for Your Vacation

Topsail Island is renowned for its fishing. Three fishing piers are spread across the island’s coastline, with the centrally-located Surf City Ocean Pier dating back to 1948. Fishing from the shore, a pier, the inlets, or aboard a vessel in the Atlantic Ocean are favorite pastimes for Topsail Island locals and tourists.

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A Traveler’s Guide to Oak Island’s Beach

If you are planning a trip to Oak Island Beach, North Carolina, you probably want to get as much as you can out of this adventure. Just south of Wilmington and Wrightsville, this is a beautiful place with tons of oceanfront vacation rentals, numerous animals, and soft, white sand. As a result, there are people who come to visit Oak Island from all over the country.

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Carolina Retreats attends the Travel Rally, hosted by the Wilmington and Beaches Hospitality Industry

On Wednesday, May 4, Carolina Retreats had the pleasure of attending the Travel Rally Breakfast hosted by the Wilmington and Beaches Hospitality Industry. Due to the pandemic, this was the first in-person travel rally in two years, and Carolina Retreats first time attending. We had a great time!

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