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Wrightsville Beach

Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Best beach location near Wilmington

It's where "everybody" goes. This area offers something for everyone: couples, singles & families... read more

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Judy S
Kure Beach, North Carolina
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Wrightsville beach

Wrightsville is so quite and peaceful it's such a nice beach just the waves will knock you down if... read more

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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's where "everybody" goes. This area offers something for everyone: couples, singles & families. Good choices in restaurants and shopping - and you can find more upscale offerings here than at the family-oriented Carolina & Kure beaches. Be sure to check out the shops at...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wrightsville is so quite and peaceful it's such a nice beach just the waves will knock you down if your not careful and the waves and are great for boogie boarding. It's very nice since it's the same beach as myrtle just less crowed. The...More

Thank brittanymartinelli
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The water was cool but not cold. The sand was white and very soft. Big waves. Emerald green water. Not very crowded. We found some large sea shells too. See photo.

Thank WhereIsAprilNow
Reviewed 2 days ago

Thanks to the volunteers, sponsors & local businesses another very successful "Surfers Healing" event.went great!!! Here's to many more!!!!!!!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 days ago

So easy to get on this beach. Tried several parking spots over the weekend. Some have showers. Beach is not incredibly crowded and very clean. Patrols active. Great family beach. Parking is super simple -pay by phone, credit card or change- and plentiful.

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for a lot of activity and a traditional boardwalk Wrightsville Beach may not be the place you are seeking. This is a quiet beach that was not crowded. It was also clean. We stayed at Shell Island Resort and all we...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely soft sand and a bit shingly down in towards the sea but generally great. Parking was easily available (although I imagine its probably not always that easy!) and only a very short walk to the sand. Lifeguards clearly on patrol so it feels safe....More

Thank Rachelcorrie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dogs are not allowed between april1st to sept 31st. This info was in a PDF file which is hard to search on the beach site. Wish they had this posted on the beach. 😔

1  Thank NEEHAR G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach was clean and very family friendly. Unfortunately we were here the day after a lot of storms so the surf was incredibly rough and you could easily move 50 to 100 feet side to side with the current.

Thank Steve7287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to the Outer Banks on previous vacations we were a little skeptical on how Wrightsville Beach and the Wilmington Area would compare. We liked how there were many more public access beaches and parking areas, however the beach sand itself for example at...More

Thank Daniel M
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15 August 2017|
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Response from Vis2r | Reviewed this property |
Excellent choice! Airlie Gardens will be beautiful in the Fall-- A great place for a romantic walk & the pictures you can get will be amazing! Stop at the Visitor's Center & Museum-- explore the old beach cottage & get... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from Michele C | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I grew up on Staten Island and Jersey, so I'm familiar with the shore. Wrightsville Beach is more like south jersey beaches where the sand is softer, the beach is wider, and the waves tend to roll in a little more... More
14 September 2016|
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Response from Macarena's L | Reviewed this property |
Showers are outsite and you change in the restroom at the main parking , but if you keedp going from there about 2 miles on the same street ,there are more spots where to park and a surf store in the midfle of that block... More