Have you ever heard of the Calabash, the world's Seafood Capital? If not, then this is the perfect reason to visit Calabash, which is a wonderful fishing town in the southeastern corner of North Carolina. Calabash got its name as the 'Seafood Capital of the World' because the small town has dozens of amazing seafood restaurants in town due to the fact that the town’s main economic industry is fishing. This beautiful fishing town was discovered and settled in 1691. Ever since the late 1600s, the town was used as a fishing hub, because of its perfect fishing conditions. Calabash has been a really popular vacation destination since the 1990s, especially among the outdoor lovers.
Calabash in Brunswick County is a popular destination because it offers a wide variety of activities to visitors. If you love outdoor activities, then definitely check out the Sea Screamer, which is a boat tour that takes visitors out to the ocean and gives you the chance to spot dolphins. This is an excellent trip for the whole family, and, if you're lucky you might even be able to spot a rare shark or two.
If you like animals then head to the Inlet Point Plantation Stables where you can explore the beach area and the vistas while horseback riding. This is an experience you will never forget.
North Carolina offers the most beautiful white sand beaches, which are lined by tall grass and trees. One of the best beaches to visit is Sunset Beach, NC, which is an excellent place to explore the shores of Carolina. One of the most popular spots on the beach is the Kindred Spirit Mailbox, where visitors can leave a kind note for a stranger to read.
Additionally, just a few miles away from Calabash, you can find Ocean Isle Beach which is home to the Museum of Coastal Carolina, which is a fun, educational museum on marine life in the area.
Furthermore, the town of Calabash offer beautiful golf courses as well.
The best area to stay in Calabash is in the center of town or near the Calabash River, where you can find nice and quiet home rentals that are close to plenty of seafood restaurants. Vacation rentals are very popular at Calabash, so you do not have to worry about finding the right type of home rental.
The best time to visit Calabash is in May or September when you can enjoy the outdoors without melting in the summer hear. There's also quite a lot of rainfall from June to August, so if you prefer to stay dry, definitely visit outside of those months. During this time the average temperature is 80 degrees which also makes it very humid. In the rest of the year, the average temperature moves between 55 and 35 degrees.