WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT/WNCN) — Four North Carolina beaches were ranked as some of the most affordable beaches in the country in HomeToGo’s annual Beach Price Index.

The Outer Banks made the top five, while Carolina Beach finished 21st in the ranking of HomeToGo’s 50 most affordable beach destinations in the U.S. for 2019 based on search volume.

Ocean Isle Beach came in at number 28 and Wrightsville Beach was ranked number 39. Although Wrightsville Beach made the most affordable beach list, it’s the most expensive on the list in North Carolina.

HomeToGo based the rankings on the prices for the following items:

  • Parking
  • Sunscreen
  • A bottle of water
  • A portion of fish tacos
  • A beer
  • A cocktail
  • Accommodation for one night

The full rankings can be found here.

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