South of Wilmington lies the area know as Pleasure Island. Technically, peninsula, Pleasure Island is separated from the mainland by Snows Cut, which is a man-made waterway connecting the Intercoastal Waterway to the Cape Fear River. Pleasure Island consists of Carolina Beach, a popular vacation destination for tourists from all over the country, Kure Beach, which is an upscale are of independent beach homes and high-end rental properties. And then there is Ft. Fisher, which is a park and historic site where you will find the NC Aquarium.
Why not feel like you’re in Mexico while on vacation in Carolina Beach? Everybody loves Mexican food—which is why so many beach visitors make a family night of it at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant.
Do you love chicken wings? Really love wings? Want to try a new place or just head for the best? We have discovered the top wing joints here in Wilmington, NC.
Good Hops Brewing is Carolina Beach’s entry in the growing collection of craft breweries piping up around Wilmington. You fins their taps in some of the best restaurants in Wilmington, but you can’t beat going to the source.
The Lazy Pirate features pub food like wings, burgers and sandwiches in addition to great seafood dishes in a fun atmosphere with beach volleyball, corn hole, pool tables and lots of TVs for live sport.
24 Hour IHOP Family Restaurant at 5628 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner anytime.