Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, Wrightsville Beach

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Beach Nature / Park
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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  • Having spent weeks here annually for 30+ years, it feels like a 2nd home. Gorgeous, wide beaches, hard working & well trained lifeguards have my deep respect. I've never seen anyone out of control dru...  more »
  • We visited with my husband's co-workers, myself, and our 8 y.o. We had a great time! There is free parking, however, you've got to get there EARLY or they're gone. We did find street parking which wor...  more »
  • Wrightsville Beach is traditionally a family beach, now with an overlay of UNCW students. But the beach is long (you do not have to enter around Stone Street or Johny Mercer's), low-key, good for walk...  more »