Whether it’s been recommended by a friend, a travel site, or through your vacation rental company, Wrightsville Beach is a crowd favorite here on the North Carolina coast. There are plenty of reasons to visit this scenic locale, but we thought we’d share a few of our favorite attractions and aspects of the coastal town that you can easily work into your vacation plans.
Take a stroll through the ages
The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History offers visitors the chance to peruse our area’s past when they need a break from the bright spring or summertime sun. Hosted by Myers Cottage, the museum plans multiple special events and children’s programs throughout the year, and even incorporates the natural environment into displays and activities.
Catch some waves
Whether you’re a novice or a skilled enthusiast, the surfing and paddleboarding community of Wrightsville Beach welcomes you! Either take to the waves yourself, or join the kids in the chance to learn from the renowned WB Surf Camp during weekly day sessions. Our town also features plenty of surf gear shops and specialty outlets, so if you forget something at home, they’ve got you covered.
See the sights
If you’ve never visited this beautiful beach town before, why not see it in style? Wrightsville Beach is home to both the Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and Aloha Tiki Charters. There are several packages or themed tours from which you and your companions can choose, but all of them showcase the stellar beaches and atmosphere of the town and surrounding area.
Eat, drink and enjoy
Alongside Wrightsville Beach’s natural beauty is a thriving downtown bar and restaurant scene! Plan ahead or simply find a parking spot and start perusing on foot; either way, local favorites like South Beach Grill or the Bluewater Waterfront Grill provide great coastal eats and a spectacular view of the horizon.
Soak in the sun
Finally – as if you needed another reason to visit us – we come to the very best attribute of Wrightsville Beach: the sandy shores. Low-key and relaxed, the beaches here add that key element of relaxation to any spring break or summer vacation. Relax and recharge while you’re here, and the Wrightsville Beach experience will be complete.