Nothing beats an ice-cold beverage while relaxing on the beach. Nothing is worse than reaching for an icy drink and finding your cans swimming. Coolers are essential for family days on the sand. A good modern cooler will keep food and drinks fresh for days. In addition to beverages, fishermen rely coolers to keep bait fresh, and hopefully the catch of the day. Walk onto any beach or pier in North or South Carolina and you’ll see a plethora of cooler models and sizes. Cooler technology has advanced rapidly in modern years. Top-end hard-sided coolers can keep ice frozen for a week. Soft coolers are easier for one person to carry onto a beach, but can still keep food cool for days. Cooler materials and price points vary wildly, so we put together this guide with our recommendations for your coastal vacation.
Visitors can cool off after a long walk through the village with a stop at The Slushy Stand, which is one of Ocracoke Island’s favorite destinations for frozen treats and refreshing drinks of all varieties. Featuring a wide array of ice creams, slushies, coffee drinks, and even a selection of breakfast items, The Slushy Stand is the perfect destination to refuel before or after an active Ocracoke Island adventure.
The Slushy Stand has been a fixture on the Ocracoke Island landscape since 1974, and today, the ice cream and frozen dessert shop has a wonderfully central location in the heart of Ocracoke Island, complete with a shaded porch so that customers can relax and enjoy their treats to the fullest. Visitors can also find a selection of rental bikes at The Slushy Stand to easily cruise through the village, and the shop offers frozen treats as well as a hefty array of coffee drinks, bagels, and muffins for an easy meal or snack on the go. With a tasty and ever-changing selection of ice cream flavors, drinks, and baked goods, everyone will find something to indulge in with every visit to this traditional and longtime favorite Ocracoke island destination.
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