Original Shopping Opportunities Around Every Corner
Discover souvenirs and treasures of all shapes and sizes, perfect for commemorating your Carolina Beach vacation. Our shopping choices are an appealing mix of specialty stores, and surf and beach shops. Purchase an attractive painting from an art gallery. Find unique jewelry and vintage apparel. Stroll the Boardwalk and load up on equipment for a fishing trip. From antiques to home accessories, Carolina Beach has plenty of options to satisfy the avid shopper.
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Wilmington, besides being a tourist destination, is also a vibrant shopping mecca. Wilmington has two main shopping centers, Mayfaire Town Center and Independence Mall, if you’re looking for national brand chain stores and the larger department stores. Leland shopping choices are growing, with new stores in the Walmart Super Center, Waterford Village and a new center being developed at Brunswick Forest. But where Wilmington shoppers and tourists find unique, one-of-a-kind stores and an eclectic shopping experience are the smaller centers that offer retail, restaurants, popular services and more. Notable among these are the Cotton Exchange, Downtown, Lumina Station near Wrightsville Beach or Blue Moon Gift Shops.
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Dine On Everything From Fresh Seafood To Famous Donuts
There are countless ways to tempt your taste buds at Carolina Beach. Picking which dining spot to hit first is a pleasant challenge.
You can start the day with some famous glazed donuts, hot from the fryer, at Britt’s Dounuts – a 70-year-old institution on the Boardwalk. Enjoy classic Southern hospitality and regional cuisine at one of the area’s notable restaurants. Hear live music and have dinner outdoors at seafood grills and tiki bars for the freshest daily catches. Feast on award-winning clam chowder and everything else in between from American and ethnic cuisine to home-style cooking. Whether your appetite leans toward fine dining or beach casual, Carolina Beach offers a variety of choices for every budget.
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Fresh food galore, a pinch of international flavor and a whole lot of Southern charm. This is the recipe that makes downtown Wilmington’s dining scene so delicious. Menus offer every heart’s delight, whether it’s a platter of jumbo, fried shrimp or pulled-pork barbecue nachos dripping with cheese. Share creamy crab dip on a romantic riverfront balcony or gather the family for pizza topped any which way. International tastes range from proper English tea to French steak frites, German schnitzel, Japanese sushi, Turkish kabobs and Thai curry — just to name a few. And don’t forget breakfast. Downtown Wilmington is known for the South’s tastiest morning meals. Whatever you choose, expect the best.
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