Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, Wrightsville Beach

(4.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
A long stretch of clean, soft sand, sits in a small town just east of Wilmington. You can explore the waters lapping this golden beach by kayak or paddle board, or watch the sun setting over the ocean during an evening harbor cruise. The beach hosts a variety of family-friendly activities including treasure hunts, swimming and surfing lessons, and eco tours designed to introduce you to North Carolina's rich marine life. You can also visit a small history museum here, housed inside a restored beach cottage originally built in 1907. Once the sun goes down, explore the many beachfront restaurants and taverns, serving signature cocktails and local seafood specialties. Arrange your visit to Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex and discover more family-friendly attractions in Wrightsville Beach using our Wrightsville Beach family vacation planner.
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  • Trekking up the east coast beaches for 10 days and stopped here for a walk. Nice beach but paying by the hour to park in between the houses doesn't lend itself to being tourist friendly. I'm sure that...  more »
  • Quite a day - 70 degrees plus in January 2017 - on the beach. Surf breaking with surfers therein. Many people sunning themselves. People in hammocks under the pier. Great experience for me and my wife...  more »
  • The beach is pretty wide, especially at low tide. The beach is lined mainly with condos and homes and a very few hotels. Beach access is at the end of several streets in the community. There is a larg...  more »
  • they have a new scam to get your money you need to punch in a ticket before you park or they fine you they do not advertise it, there is no signage to let you know Go to Hell Wilmington, your crowded beach and your parking scam