For families travelling to the beach, or fishermen carrying tackle/coolers, a beach cart can be the best purchase of your vacation. These carts feature extra-wide wheels to move across soft sand, even when loaded. Carts are often built for specific scenarios, so think about the gear you’d be putting on your cart before making a decision.

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Rio Beach Wonder Wheeler Wide Beach Cart

We love the Rio backpack chair, and we also love their Wonder Wheeler. This foldable cart features 15 cubic feet of storage, a 100 lb. capacity, wide, sand-worthy wheels, a neoprene grip and Removable tote. There is a side umbrella holder, and a very handy beach chair rack (for up to 4 chairs). The large mesh pouch makes stuffing towels and gear a breeze, and the bottom tray prevents everything from dragging along. If you have a cooler, we recommend placing it on the bottom tray and then stuffing your other gear into the mesh pouch above.

Berkley Fishing Cart

Surf and pier fishing enthusiasts will appreciate all the features of the Brekley fishing cart. The star here are the large pneumatic tires float across soft sand. The cart is rated for 200 lbs. Need to cut bait? This cart comes with its own cutting board and knife storage. The frame is aluminum with electrostatic finish. This durable cart weighs in at about 30lbs. Six removable rod holders flank the cart’s basket. The main basket is large enough for a cooler and tackle box. The comfort grip handle is adjustable. Leg stands are sturdy and keep the cart upright. And, this cart folds down at the end of the day (or night).

Mac Sports Heavy Duty Collapsible Folding Utility Cart

Our pick for all-purpose wagon cart goes to the Mac Sports Utility Beach Wagon. This cart features 4 wide wheels that navigate sand with ease. The large 18x30” interior will haul coolers, tackle boxes, toys, games, and more. When folded, the cart is only 10 inches thick. The adjustable handle allows for comfortable pulling by anyone. Load rating is 150 lbs and the bottom is sturdy. We recommend putting your heaviest items in the back between the wide wheels for stability.

Reels on Wheels Jr. Fishing Cart

The Cadillac of fishing carts is the Reels on Wheels Jr. and its easy to see why. This cart has a thick aluminum cage-style frame with large pneumatic tires. Cargo capacity is rated over 200 lbs. There are 5 vertical rod holders mounted around the cart, and a detachable tackle station and bait basket mounted on an aluminum post. One visit to a pier is all it takes to see why so many fishermen choose Reels on Wheels.

Surf/Pier fishing Cart by Plus One

This cart takes a different approach than our other picks. Weighing in at 22lbs, ball style wheels sit below a tough, expandable plastic tray. Carry up to 300lbs. on hard ground, or 60lbs in the soft sand. It can be submerged in saltwater because there are no wheel bearings. Removable front and back cargo walls and bungee straps are included. We like the simplicity and portability of this cart. Made in the USA and comes with a 2 year parts warranty.

Salt Water Grille

Salt Water Grille

We are Salt Water Grill and we proudly offer fresh made contemporary coastal favorites utilizing locally sourced seafood and produce, all natural pork, beef and chicken. We feature an excellent craft beer selection and a well rounded wine list to compliment our passion to provide consistently high quality real food for real people.

Kiteboarding

Kiteboarding

Spring and fall visitors will notice the popularity of kiteboarding on the Outer Banks the moment they ride down a stretch of soundfront highway. In the off-season months, it's not unusual to spot dozens if not hundreds of multi-colored kites lining the skies over the Outer Banks' miles of sound waters.

Paradise Dolphin Cruises

Paradise Dolphin Cruises

Welcome to Paradise Dolphin Tours.  We are committed to offering you one of the most amazing experiences of your life.  So climb aboard THe Kokomo, our 40 passenger catarmaran and get ready to see some of the mose beautiful wildlife you have ever seen!