The beaches are pretty empty this time of year. Makes it nice to walk along the shore looking for shells. Most local beach shops are closed for the season.
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Easy access on and off the island. World class beach and no others I've found in NC compare in my opinion. Wide beach. Powdery white sand. Beautiful quit dunes at the tip. Not too crowded. Homes are nice and well kept. Quaint atmosphere but not...More
Didn't see much of it as we were only there overnight, but we did enjoy a nice late afternoon stroll. Weather was great during our visit in the first week of October and the water was still warm enough to take a dip in the...More
This is a clean beach, with parking available most of the time. It does get really busy and it can be a challenge on nice days to find parking close to the beach access points.
I love the beach-all beaches: Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf Coast, Caribbean, Mediterranean! After eating dinner at a beachfront restaurant we took a lovely evening walk on the beach. It was clean and safe and a generally great place. We were able to call for an Uber...More
We love visiting WB any time of year. We regularly walk "The Loop" and often incorprate a stretch of the loop on the beach itself. There is not a lot of commercial activity which makes a difference in the atmosphere of WB. A lovely spot...More
We were actually down further south, and it was less crowded. But the ocean was just as beautiful, and the beach was wide, so there was lots of room. Not too many shells, but the sand along the water was firm and made for easy...More
Paid for 2 hours parking came back with 30 minutes to spare and a parking ticket, Now I have to fight a ticket from another state and they tell me they will call or mail, but will not speak to me on the phone, it...More
I had some free time while in Wilmington NC so I took a drive to Wrightsville Beach with my father. It was a very nice beach with great sand and huge waves. I am told the waves are always big at Wrightsville Beach. I have...More