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Enter to Win a Carolina Beach Getaway

Carolina Beach is bursting with family-friendly things to see and do, from a beachside boardwalk and seaside amusement rides in the summer to outdoor…

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Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach is bursting with family-friendly things to see and do, from a beachside boardwalk and seaside amusement rides in the summer to outdoor beach music festivals and weekly fireworks by the sea. Named one of America’s Most Awesome Boardwalks, Carolina Beach Boardwalk is the place to find sweet treats from ice cream stands to world-famous donuts. Enjoy a cruise around town on a surrey bike built for the whole family, rent a kayak and paddle along the shore of Carolina Beach State Park, take surfing lessons from an Olympic gold medalist, or book a charter excursion at the Carolina Beach Fishing Center and Marina. Nearby on the island, discover stunning exhibits of aquatic environment and wildlife at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, named as one of the Travel Channel’s top aquariums in the U.S. There are a lot of beaches in North Carolina, but there’s only one Carolina Beach.

This sweepstakes includes:

Three nights of accommodations at the Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach Oceanfront
A $50 Gift Certificate to Smuggler’s Cove Provision Company
Four Full-Day Board Rentals from Tony Silvagni Surf School
A $50 Gift Certificate to Havana’s
Four Passes to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Four One-Hour Bike Rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals
A $50 Gift Certificate to SeaWitch Café & Tiki Bar
Four Half-Dozen Gift Cards to Wake N Bake Donuts
And a $500 Visa gift card to help get you there

Sweepstakes ends Sunday, April 30, 2017. Taxes and gratuities not included.

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Edenton Pilgrimage Tour of Historic Homes and Sites

EdentonA North Carolina tradition since 1949 with 18 of Edenton’s finest private homes, all at least 100 years old, with doors open to welcome you.

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A North Carolina tradition since 1949 with 18 of Edenton’s finest private homes, all at least 100 years old, with doors open to welcome you. Enjoy two days of hospitality in “one of America’s prettiest towns.”*

This year’s exhibits include, “Art of the Table – Set for Celebrations,” an exhibit at the 1767 Chowan Courthouse ballroom, with antique china from Replacements Ltd. and “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, as told by Harriet Jacobs.”

Presented by The Edenton Woman’s Club.

*Forbes.com

Admission: $30 in advance / $35 day of / $25 each for groups of 10 or more

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North Carolina Azalea Festival

The North Carolina Azalea Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the state and is celebrating its 70th year April 5-9.

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The North Carolina Azalea Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the state and is celebrating its 70th year April 5-9. The festival features all that is Southern as Queen Azalea opens the festival with an official coronation. Azalea blooms take center stage during the Azalea Garden Tour and historic homes and beautiful architecture are on display for the Azalea Home Tour. Five days of entertainment include a street fair by the Cape Fear River, juried arts and craft shows, a fireworks display over the river, a 5k/10k run and fun walk, and concert headliners Cole Swindell, Duran Duran, and Jason Derulo April 6-8.

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Wrightsville Beach Sweepstakes

Enter to win!

This sweepstakes includes:
• Three nights of accommodations at the Holiday Inn Resort

• Stand-up paddle board lessons for four at Carolina PaddleBoard Co.

• A two-hour cruise for four with Wrightsville Performance Sailing
(valid until end of the 2017 season)

• A $100 gift certificate to Oceanic Restaurant

• A $50 gift certificate to Redix, a Southern lifestyle outfitter

• A $25 gift certificate to The Workshop, a café where you can shop while you sip

• And a $500 Visa gift card to help get you there

Sweepstakes entry ‌ends ‌Friday, ‌March ‌31 2017.

Source: Feel the Pulse of Island Life this Spring in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach is an island with a breathtaking stretch of white sand and sparkling water along the beach and Intracoastal Waterway. The island offers an active lifestyle and is perfect for water sports, swimming, fishing and surfing. As North Carolina’s most accessible beach from Interstate 40, getting here is easy.

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