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Wrightsville Beach

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Address: Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Everything a beach should be

Wrightsville is the perfect combination of 19th - 21st century beaches. Vibrant, but rarely crowded. Tranquil, but never dull. An island, but the city is <20 minutes away. It's a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Florence, South Carolina
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Florence, South Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Wrightsville is the perfect combination of 19th - 21st century beaches. Vibrant, but rarely crowded. Tranquil, but never dull. An island, but the city is < 20 minutes away. It's a South Carolina beach, albeit in a different state.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We have coming to Wrightsville Beach since the 80's and have seen this sleepy fishing/boating beach grow up to a hip and fun place to stay! You have multiple activities to choose from and having a large natural harbor adds more options!

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Alaminos, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wrightsville Beach is a wonderful place to walk along the shore and just enjoy the sound of the waves, the ocean breezes, the birds, and sand. It can be very crowded in the summer, but in the fall after the peak tourist season, it can be quiet and serene - a perfect spot to watch the sunrise.

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Closter, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful beach with almost no commercial development and you arevery close to the shopping and restaurants in Wilmington.

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Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Even in a tropical storm! Great beach. Not sure I have ever visited when there was not a rip current. But this is one beautiful beach.

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We will be going to Wrightsville Beach for another summer vacation in 2015. Located minutes from Wilmington it is a super family vacation spot. Beaches are clean, water is warm, plenty to do in the Wrigtsville area. Find more good shops and restaurants in downtown Wilmington and the surrounding area.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A fine long sandy beach on the Atrlantic. Ample of space (bit off season, might be different in the summer), but take everything you might need with you as services are close to nonexistent.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Wrightsville Beach is classy, clean and a great escape from the crowds of Myrtle, Carolina beaches. Parking can be a pain if you do not arrive by 10am. The Parking meters can be paid via phone and credit card!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We really enjoyed this beach. It is clean, and beach patrol was present. Beautiful views and a very nice (non-commercialized) area

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

What a great beach, White sand, not too crowded and dolphins to boot. Ocean was chilly in April but swimmable.

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