Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, Wrightsville Beach

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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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  • Too crowded! Traffic is terrible... total gridlock. Even if you get on the island, there is no place to park!  more »
  • We stayed at the Blockade Runner with a (big) balcony facing the ocean. We walked from the hotel to both Johnnie Mercer pier (30 minute walk north) and the other pier (20 minute walk south. Restaurant...  more »
  • Great beach to enjoy, and we saw Dolphins while we were there. There is a lifegaurd on duty on warm days, the overall area is well maintained and the people there seemed happy.  more »