Calabash is a small coastal community in North Carolina. bordering South Carolina. Billed as "The Seafood Capital of the World", Calabash is famous for it's seafood, prepared with the namesake "Calabash Style" cooking. It's worth visiting for more than the food, the town offers an abundance of shops, golf courses, and opportunities for maritime recreation, including charter fishing and boat tours.

Get in

By car

Calabash is located near the state line, on the Calabash River near the coast To get there from Myrtle beach, take U.S. Route 17 north, then exit onto Beach Drive Southwest. From Wilmington, Take U.S. Route 17 south.

By plane

Being a small town, Calabash lacks it's own airport, flying in will involve landing in one of the larger cities nearby, Myrtle Beach for example.




  • Plantation Garden and Gift Plants, Garden décor and supplies
  • Briar Patch Floral and Gift Fresh and silk Flowers, FTD
  • Sue's Pottery Unique Pottery items
  • The Curiosity Shop Home Decor
  • B&B Cards and Gifts Handcrafted Cards and Gifts
  • Vintage Treasures Vintage and collectibles
  • Photography by Dianne Local Photography
  • Beach Dreams Market Coffee, tea, local honey



Go next

Routes through Calabash

Norfolk Wilmington  N  S  Little River Myrtle Beach

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