Explore the Aquarium with Gemma the Otter

Hi there! Gemma here, one of the Asian small-clawed otters splashing around the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. While two of my older sisters, Selene and Mae, have ventured out of our den to start families of their own, my other siblings, Stella, Kai, Ren and I still call the Aquarium in Kure Beach our home.

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Discover the Tides of History in Kure Beach

Imagination and curiosity converge with military and maritime history in Kure Beach, where signature state attractions and artifacts make it a go-to destination for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts. History washes ashore in Kure Beach, promising an engaging history lesson like no other.

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New Ways to Recharge in Kure Beach in 2024

With a blend of landmark attractions and fresh experiences, Kure Beach beckons to visitors year after year. In 2024, reignite your sense of natural wonder and reconnect with your loved ones in a destination recognized as one of the "Best Family Beach Vacations in the South" by Southern Living.

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Guide to Kure Beach’s Cape Fear Kite Festival

Let your imagination soar during the annual Cape Fear Kite Festival, a Kure Beach fall tradition occurring the first weekend of November. Whether you light up the night sky or watch a daytime display of colorful kites, you’ll find this free, three-day festival sets the scene for reconnecting with friends and family while enjoying high-flying fun on the naturally beautiful beach.

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Discover the Best Beach Accesses in Kure Beach

Retreat to this rare gem’s tranquil atmosphere and naturally beautiful shoreline. Head to one of Kure Beach’s local-favorite beach access points and rediscover relaxation and pure fun in the sandbox of nature’s playground.

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Perfect Kure Beach Kayaking Spots

Nature is calling; will you answer? Kure Beach is home to peaceful parks and hidden gems that are perfect for kayaking, and local outfitters supply everything you need to get out on the water.

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Family-Friendly Summer Fun in Kure Beach

If you’re searching for the perfect spot for your family’s summer vacation, look no further than kid-friendly, peaceful Kure Beach. Known for its spacious, naturally beautiful beach, it’s the perfect place to relax, reconnect with nature and keep the kids entertained outdoors.

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Enjoy the Sounds of Live Music at Kure Beach

Music is in the air this summer at Kure Beach. Visitors of all ages can savor the sounds of live concerts in a peaceful, family-friendly atmosphere. Whether you jam out at the park or listen al fresco at a local restaurant, the area is a seaside oasis where music meets naturally beautiful surroundings.

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