Travel Blogs from Carolina Beach
Happy Canada Day!
It feels very strange to not be in Canada to celebrate July 1st at home. We are leaving to make our way to Myrtle beach, staying at Grand Dunes Marina, it was tough to find a place coming up to the July 4 th big weekend in the US...it looks like a nice place.
Its another beautiful day here sunny and calm waters. There thunderstorms in the forecast so we are off the dock early and will get tucked I to Myrtle beach, we may have ...
... here I will attempts to get a picture later, they are amazing to watch swooping down for their fish.
One bit of excitement when we got here Bryan was busy finishing off tying the spring line when a man on the dock beside us yelled at me MAM a sailboat is drifting into you...OMG I ran onto boat grabbed the hook pole and ran along to about 3/4 of the way to bow it is a narrow spot to run! anyway between the captain of the boat ...
Eastern North Carolina barbecue is unique as the BBQ sauce is made from a vinegar base with hot pepper. We stopped at a Smithfield BBQ restaurant for a pork barbecue lunch complete with hush puppies, cabbage slaw, and potato salad. Wilmington was established as a port city in 1739 and is also well known for its beaches. Jan and ...
... They like being home for the holidays.
What did I Learn:
- Campgrounds can really have totally different feels, energy to them. All depends on the people running them. Just like any company huh??
- I wish I had stayed pool side rather than going to the beach, the one day I had for sunning. Oh well, it is always good to be at the beach, but not in the wind and chill.
- Ice cream cures all.
... and read a book was wonderful. We rented 2 chairs and an umbrella from Wheels of Fun rentals for the beach. They were very reasonable and saved us alot of headaches because they set everything up, and take it all down!
Wilmington is about 30 minutes from Carolina Beach, and it's worth going to explore for the day. We walked around and looked into shops, but didn't really find anything too interesting to go into. They have ...
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