Breathtaking North Carolina Beaches You Need to Visit

One thing North Carolina is renowned for is having some of the best beaches in the United States. These are some of the most beautiful North Carolina beaches to visit on your upcoming trip! 

This guide is divided into three different sections: beaches in Virginia Beach, beaches on the Chesapeake Bay, and other Virginia beaches worth visiting.


Located in the Outer Banks and nestled between the ocean and the sound, Corolla offers its visitors impeccable beaches with cozy retreats and breathtaking scenery to admire from the town’s every corner. 

Nags Head

Located on the central part of the Outer Banks, charming Nags Head is the town where history meets modern living. Witness Nags Head’s unique architectural style while strolling throughout the Historic District.

Carolina Beach

Want to have a laid-back, old-fashioned beach vacation while still enjoying a full range of fun activities? If so, then Carolina Beach has you covered with its miles-long pristine beaches, natural diversity, and entertaining atmosphere. 

Emerald Isle

One of the best beaches in North Carolina for families to visit is Emerald Isle. This area has so many activities that you’ll never get bored! There are many things to do in Emerald Isle, including some white-sand beaches. 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Cape Hatteras is one of the most famous North Carolina beaches (although it contains several!) and one of the ones that come to mind when I think of the seaboard there.