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Holden Beach in North Carolina

Updated on March 2, 2014

Quiet Family Atmosphere

Holden Beach, North Carolina is quiet with a relaxing atmosphere, and is a great place to take the entire family. Relax and soak up some sun on one of the beautiful Brunswick area beaches. Holden Beach is great for families, or for couples to enjoy a romantic getaway. Walk along the seashore where beautiful shells and sand dollars can be found.

Holden Beach hails as one of the top family beaches in the nation. Most of the area attractions are more suited to families, nightlife fun can be found for the adults in the area. If you really want to hang with a wilder crowd, Myrtle Beach is only about 30 minutes away. 

Family Friendly Vacations

Holden Beach neighborhoods are safe enough to take the kids biking, and the inhabitants of the area are very considerate cautious and considerate of cyclists and pedestrians. Area activities to choose from includes everything from bicycle riding to parasailing.

Holden Beach is known as one of the top family beaches in the nation and has about nine hundred permanent residents living there year round. Kids can enjoy water slides and putt-putt courses. Holden Beach, as well as the entire Brunswick area, has access to many fine golf courses. Charter a boat for site-seeing or deep sea fishing at one of the local marinas for a great ocean adventure.

Pet Friendly

Between Labor Day and Memorial Day pets are welcome on the beach any time of day, provided that they are on a leash at all times. During peak season, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, they are allowed on the beach before 9:00am, and after 5:00pm. The locals only ask that you clean up and dispose of any waste properly when exercising your dogs.

The Calabash area, which lies Just south of the Brunswick Beaches, is a great place called Calabash. Be sure to check out Tony's Pizza, located in Calabash, for some great Italian food. Stop in at Callahan's Golf and Gift Shop to see all of the unique gifts and their year around Christmas displays. Check out Holden Beach, or any of the Brunswick Beaches, for an East Coast getaway.

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