Beaches Near Raleigh
The Most Popular Beaches in North Carolina
The Raleigh area is central to recreational activities. Both the nearby mountains and ocean are popular destinations year-round, both for day trips and for weekend getaways. Here are just a few of Raleigh’s favorite beaches to visit, all roughly 3 hours or less away. Grab the towels and the sunscreen, and let’s hit the road this Saturday!
Carolina Beach is one of my personal favorites – it’s easy to get to! We’ll talk about the Outer Banks soon too – this is another great weekend destination for Raleigh area residents.
Click on the map above for detailed directions to each of these beaches from Raleigh.