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Can anyone give me some information on coastal living between Wilmington/Southport/NewBern/Greenville areas.......Which would u choose and why?

Older single adult, but would love a bigger town for activities sake, but do not want to have to worry about hurricanes, or tons of traffic. Little worried about how Wilmington is changing......any comments on the area would be wonderful. Also on the Southport/NewBern/Greenville areas.

I love to bicycle ride everywhere, so the traffic and so few greenways can be a problem.....Any info would be great

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I'm not sure what you mean by Wilmington changing. Please elaborate.

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If you love to bicycle, Southport and Oak Island would be the place to go. I don't even like to drive in Wilmington...I can't imagine bicycling there. (Highest accident rate in the state, by the way.)

If you're concerned about hurricanes, Southport would be a good bet, too. You're on the mainland. And tons of activities, clubs, attractions, and things to do.

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