Hotels in Long Beach, North Carolina

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Long Beach overview

Long Beach is a friendly locale distinct for its beaches and known for its aquarium and shops. You'll enjoy activities like shark viewing and boating. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Southport Marina and Kent Mitchell Nature Trail. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Oak Island Beaches and Ocean Crest Pier. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Long Beach is for you.

Where to stay in Long Beach

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Long Beach has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Long Beach with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Long Beach hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Long Beach hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Long Beach

Fly in to Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), 26.9 mi (43.3 km) from downtown Long Beach. Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) is the next closest major airport, 49.4 mi (79.4 km) away.

What to see around Long Beach

Fun activities are on hand such as boating, camping, and sailing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Southport Marina
  • • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail
Known for its aquarium, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  • • Orton Plantation Gardens
Its beaches, riverfront, and shark viewing offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Oak Island Beaches
  • • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
  • • Holden Beach
  • • Carolina Beach
  • • Freeman Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Ocean Crest Pier
  • • Oak Island Golf Club
  • • Oak Island Lighthouse
  • • Franklin Square Gallery
  • • The Founders Club at St. James Plantation

When to visit Long Beach

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 72°F day, 34°F night
  • April-June: 90°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 91°F day, 60°F night
  • October-December: 82°F day, 34°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.20 inches
  • April-June: 11.02 inches
  • July-September: 21.30 inches
  • October-December: 11.50 inches