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Wrightsville Beach

Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I love the laid back family feel of the town of Wrightsville Beach and the beach is gorgeous! There are numerous great seafood restaurants and the historic sites in Wilmington are close by!

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Lugoff, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My family loves Wrightsville Beach! We actually know someone who owns a condo here that we get for next to nothing which makes it even better but even if you're paying full price or staying in a hotel this is a wonderful family location. There aren't many attractions right in town except a few restaurants and shops but if you're... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

If you come on the weekend during the summer season, expect traffic congestion. When you get there, expect to pay through the nose for parking. This island likes its residents and tolerates its paying tourists (hotel stays); they hate day trippers and want to make sure you know it by jacking up their parking fees every year. Parking space is... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My family an I vacation here every year. It's alcohol free and smoke free. No music out loud either. The city patrols the beaches via trucks and lifeguards via ATV. It's a family friendly beach. It has to be one of the top beaches for fit people in the US as everyone is running, walking or biking all the time.... More

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My family and i went there for a day and the color of the water suprised us. Very light blue. Is was nice. The only bad thing was that about 5 yards into the water there were a lot of shells. Very beautiful and a great place to really lay back and relax and let the good times fly.

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Massillon, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Loved the fact that it is alcohol and smoking free. No pets allowed during season but are permitted during off season on leash. Beautiful sunrises on nice white sand. More beachfront homes than Resorts, very cool atmosphere. Water is very nice and warm, having visited in October and May/June. Had been told it was busy beach, which we found not... More

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Hermitage, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an awesome beach!! Loved the white soft sand, and it was a very clean beach. It was a wonderful beach for my two grandchildren. First, I took them when they were 6 and 7 years old, August 2012 . We loved the beach at the far north end because the water is shallow quite a ways out from... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

First time visiting the beach. Normally I would go to myrtle beach but this time I chose nc's coast instead. Walked in the beach with my 4 month old puppy, past a group of patrollers. No body warned me for having a pet. I continued on walking and sat down with my puppy in my lap the whole 10 minutes... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Beautiful beaches! Peace and Relaxation. From one end to the other you'll find plenty of room to sit by the sea, soak in the sun and hear the surf.

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Durham, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Live in Raleigh area and we visit this beach during the week, or on weekends in the off season. The traffic can be maddening. My best experiences have been staying at the hotels and using their umbrella, towel and chair service. Finding a parking space and lugging your items can be a little frustrating for day-trippers. Early May and September... More

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