Plan the Ultimate Summer Vacation: Our 3 Favorite NC Beach Spots!

Waves washing onto a beach.

One of the best parts of living in Central North Carolina is the location. Clayton, in particular, is perfectly poised to offer residents the many attractions found throughout the state!

For example, Clayton is just under two hours from North Carolina’s coast! This makes it easy to travel to the beautiful beaches of Wilmington, Morehead City, and Topsail for a day trip or a fun weekend adventure.

It’s never too early to begin planning your ultimate beach getaway. Here are three of our favorite NC beaches to give you some inspiration.

Carolina Beach

A bench on a boardwalk.

There’s so much to love about Carolina Beach. In addition to a gorgeous expanse of ocean, soft sand, and endless aquatic recreation, this community offers something special.

You’ll want to peruse the boardwalk all afternoon, stopping in for fun arcades and tasty treats as you go! Some other fun attractions in this area include mini golf, tasty breweries, and more.

Oak Island

A chair set up on a beach.

Craving a relaxing coastal getaway? Oak Island is just over two hours from Clayton, and offers a truly serene local environment.

Here, you’ll discover stunning beaches, soft white sand, historical attractions, golf courses, and delicious local restaurants. In Oak Island, nothing is nicer than grabbing a good book, a beach towel or a chair, and some sunscreen to spend your day soaking up the sun.

Topsail Beach

A fishing pole balancing on the side of a boardwalk.

Full of secret pirate lore, gorgeous sunsets, and some of the best fishing in North Carolina, Topsail Beach is an excellent option for your next beach vacation!

Hitch up your boat and bring it along for a full day of sailing and fishing, or lounge around the beach for swimming, surfing, or sunbathing. Just remember to bring your sunscreen!

Want to Call Clayton Home?

At the end of a nice vacation, nothing beats coming home to a stylish community with low-maintenance properties, friendly neighbors, and fun amenities to help you unwind!

When you live in the Walk at East Village, that’s exactly what you can expect. Give us a call today to learn more, or explore available floor plans and homes for sale.

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