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Wrightsville Beach

Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful beach” (91 reviews)
“parking meters” (12 reviews)
“clear water” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Family friendly. Lots of shells to find. Lifeguards make you feel safe. Kid friendly and the waters were calm. Lots of surfers too in the mornings.

Thank alani312016
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We made a trip down to Wrightsville for Thanksgiving to enjoy some nice November weather at the beach. It’s a quick trip from the RDU area and tons of activities in the Wrightsville-Wilmington area. Perfect area for a family trip and great beaches, food, and...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 24 November 2017

You know you hit the jackpot when it is a 70 degree weekend, full sun and a clear sky. The icing on the cake. All the parking meters are gone. What a "WIN"

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We came down to Wrightsville beach thanksgiving afternoon for a long weekend Cool but not cold during the day, jacket at night worked out fine ,Beach was clean , good for walking this time year not crowded

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Nice wide beach and a good place for walking. Waves are gentle and good for swimming. Good stop while driving the oluter banks.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank mollie b
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank NCLexi
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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

Thank OhioTravelnut
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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.

Thank Cindy104301
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

Thank Rachelld66
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23 October 2017|
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Response from jenjenjtay | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think their are handicapped accessible areas right on the beach, but I hope im wrong! You may not need or even be your interested in renting a dune buggy wheelchair. I did this for my sister and it was pretty cool... More
18 September 2017|
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Response from jenjenjtay | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there is no charge, there are plenty of public beach areas, very nice
Carol G
5 September 2017|
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Response from Weyden | Reviewed this property |
I organized an academic conference a few years ago at the beginning of Nov: the weather was beautiful and the water warm. As Nov. progresses it gets somewhat cooler, but in my experience only March holds consistent cold... More