Sunset Beach is a seaside
town in North
Carolina which was so named because of the extraordinarily beautiful
sunrises and sunsets viewable across the Atlantic Ocean/.
If watching sunrises and sunsets is one of your most favorite things
to do in the world, you need to come to Sunset Beach and experience
it for yourself. But this location boasts more than just these
sunrises and sunsets. It is also abundant with beautiful white sand
beaches and tourism spots that makes it a perfect destination for
travelers and visitors.
town found in Brunswick County of North Carolina, USA had
a population of 1824 people in the year 2000. Naturally, this number has
already grown by now. With 5.8 square miles total area and 12.31 percent
of it being water, this place is perfect for beach lovers.
You can access
the inland mostly by car but for more remote areas, the mode of transportation
is by riding a bicycle or by walking barefoot. The Intracoastal Waterway
can be traveled either by boat or kayak. These are both available
for rent from various shops.
One of the main livelihoods for the locals is tourism. And
a good thing for all travelers because you can be assured of being properly
taken-care of and having your needs addressed when you visit Sunset Beach. You
need to worry about where to stay as well, there are plenty of Sunset
Beach vacation home rentals by owner, ranging from homes to comfy
cottages. Check out these condo
rentals in Sunset Beach by owner or these apartment
There are many things
to do on this beautiful destination including visiting one of its most
popular and unique sites called the Bird Island, a secluded and undeveloped
barrier island which is connected to Sunset Beach and can be reached
by boat or via land travel either by walking or biking along the
beach. Bird Island is popular for its beautiful shorelines, forest and
marshlands which are homes and nesting places for endangered and rare
species of birds. You can also find loggerhead turtles and purple sandpipers
on Bird Island. Wonderful golf courses are also available inland of Sunset
Beach. Check these golf
vacation rentals by owner. If you’re vacationing with pets,
you might also want to check out these pet-friendly
is the Ingram Planetarium, especially if you are travelling with family
as there are lots of family activities you can enjoy there. The SciDome
HD Digital Sky Theater is one of the great features of the Planetarium.
It allows you to see the planets up close, right in your face. A state-of-the-art
facility with a 40-foot dome, you’ll definitely feel close to
heaven here. Can there be a more perfect place for
kids to enjoy?
If you want to bring
home memorabilia and gifts for friends and families, The Galaxy Gift
Shop in the Planetarium offers a lot of things to choose from.
When you talk
about Sunset Beach, you can never forget to mention its popular bridge
called Pontoon Bridge. It is an iconic bridge since it was built in 1958
and has served the inhabitants by linking the mainland and the island.
This bridge which opened only on an hourly and occasional basis has been
a great help to its residents for about 50 years until it was recently
replaced by a new bridge.
is a great place to enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled vacation with your
loved ones and families. With its captivating beauty and exotic scenery,
it is going to be an unforgettable
Other nearby regions
you might also want to visit are Ashville, Blowing
Rock, and Carolina
Beach among others.