Holden Beach North Carolina



Holden Beach  is 30 miles north of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and 30 miles south of  Wilmington, North Carolina.  In 'American Profile' April 22, 2012, Stephen P. Leatherman
director of Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University-Maimi,
picked Holden Beach as the best family beach.  He found the beach primarily residential
with traffic and crime minimal.