Explore the Ways of Getting to Holden Beach NC | Proactive Vacations


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Getting to Holden Beach

Located on the southern coast of North Carolina, Holden Beach is an oasis of fun under the sun that’s loved by travelers year-round. A visit here often includes exploring nature, beach hopping, as well as fishing, boating, surfing, and enjoying restaurants and charming shops too. The good news is that access to the fun is simple no matter how you plan on getting to Holden Beach. Whether you’re looking to fly into Holden Beach, drive, or make your way by water, the routes to relishing a great getaway are a breeze.

Driving to Holden Beach

Holden Beach is found just 12 miles off US Highway 17, putting it a mere 37 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina, and just 53 miles from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Travelers who are beginning their trips in places like Charleston, South Carolina will only have to cover 148 miles of land to find themselves enjoying time in Holden Beach if they follow US Highway 17 North. Those who set out from Raleigh, North Carolina can enjoy time in Holden Beach by covering 184 miles using I-40 East and US Highway 17 South.  From Savannah, Georgia, travelers can reach Holden Beach in just 267 miles following I-95 North.

When You Plan to Fly

The closest major airport to Holden Beach is Wilmington International Airport which is just 41 miles from getting to Holden Beach. There are plenty of car rental options at the Wilmington International Airport so you can hop behind the wheel and head out upon landing. Other airport options to consider that are a bit further from Holden Beach include Myrtle Beach International Airport at 56 miles away and Raleigh-Durham International Airport at 184 miles from Holden Beach. Adventurers who are planning to head this way by private plane can opt to land at Cape Fear Regional Jetport in Oak Island. Odell Williamson Municipal Airport in Ocean Isle Beach is another close choice for private travelers.

Take to the Sea

For those who prefer to sail into their vacation fun, setting your sights on the Holden Beach Marina is the way to go. Simply follow the Intracoastal Waterway through its many rivers, bays, sounds, and canals connecting a 3,000-mile system that runs all the way from Boston, Massachusetts to Brownsville, Texas!

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