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Wrightsville Beach
Known for its premier water sports, Wrightsville Beach is an ideal place for active families seeking world-class surfing, stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking. It’s also perfect for leisure travelers happy to cast a line from Johnnie Mercer’s Pier, try a walking tour or visit the local Museum of History. Waterfront dining options offer fresh seafood and farm-to-table fare. With both adventure and relaxation, Wrightsville Beach has become an annual destination for many families.

All things to do » Things to do

Wrightsville Beach
Wrightsville Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Johnnie Mercer's Pier
Johnnie Mercer's Pier
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
Wrightsville Beach Museum of History
A popular tour spot with beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Attraction type: History Museums
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Stanback Coastal Education Center
Stanback Coastal Education Center
Attraction type: Educational sites; Other Nature & Parks
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Crystal Pier
Crystal Pier
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Tower 7 Baja Mexican Grill
Tower 7 Baja Mexican Grill
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
South Beach Grill
South Beach Grill
Price: $8 - $22
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oceanic Restaurant and Grill
Oceanic Restaurant and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bluewater Waterfront Grill
Bluewater Waterfront Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Bridge Tender Restaurant
The Bridge Tender Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Blockade Runner Beach Resort
3.0 of 5
Blockade Runner Beach Resort
$113 - $329
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Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach
3.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach
$140 - $393
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Shell Island Resort
3.5 of 5
Shell Island Resort
$134 - $361
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Surf Suites Motel
Surf Suites Motel
$79 - $299
Sandpeddler Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
Sandpeddler Inn & Suites
$110 - $288
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington/Mayfaire
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington/Mayfaire
$112 - $193
Ranked #1 of 45 Hotels in Wilmington
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