We hope you will find the Visitor Information South Coast on this page helpful in your search for information about our area of the beautiful Coast of North Carolina.
North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands and Mainland Communities. The Brunswick beaches are Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, and Caswell Beach. Mainland Communities are: Boiling Springs, Bolivia, Calabash, Carolina Shores, Leland, Navassa, Northwest, Sandy Creek, Shallotte, Southport, St. James and Varnamtown. The Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce is a membership driven organization, striving to enhance and promote Brunswick County through building community and supporting businesses.
Come and experience the taste of Duplin with its array of wines and dining establishments that promise to deliver a sense of style and grace to any traveler. History and culture define the area and can readily be experienced by a simple stroll down through one of Duplin’s historic towns. Of course some people simply come here to slow down, relax, and escape to the simple pleasures of life.
The Greater Topsail Area: Hampstead, Holly Ridge, North Topsail Beach, Sneads Ferry, Surf City, Topsail Beach. Topsail Island offers 70 miles of oceanfront & intracoastal waterways. Explore our dog-friendly beaches, maritime forests or enjoy fresh seafood in our restaurants. Play a round of golf or visit our shops and discover unique gift opportunities. Discover Topsail. A few, small villages by the sea.
North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands are the state’s southernmost beaches. The area includes Bald Head Island, Caswell Beach, Oak Island, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Sunset Beach, Calabash, Shallotte, and Southport. In addition to 45 miles of beaches, the area includes over 30 championship golf courses.
Only in Onslow can you catch a ride on an ocean wave where pirates used to roam, paddle a wilderness river as Native Americans did over 500 years ago, see newly hatched baby sea turtles start their life’s journey to the sea, explore historic sights and museums and take pride in our U.S. Marine Corps, the largest Expeditionary Force in the world; assembled right here in Jacksonville at Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River. Come and see us we are easily accessible from I40, Hwy 24 and Hwy 17!!!
Pender County’s beautiful beaches on Topsail Island are a popular destination for visitors seeking a relaxed, family oriented vacation. In addition, our inland areas offer unspoiled rivers, bountiful woodlands, and friendly communities which make it a very attractive stop, within a day’s drive of both the Northeast and Florida. Accessible from Interstate 40, US highways 17 and 117.
Visit our North Carolina beaches, tucked away on the southeastern coast of the Brunswick Islands, offering both the vacationer, resident and investor a pleasant coastal experience. The towns of Caswell Beach, Oak Island (Long Beach and Yaupon Beach) and the Village of Bald Head Island combine for over 28 miles of sandy beaches and some of the most visible lighthouses in North Carolina.
Town of Surf City
It’s all about the magic. Your magic may be witnessed through the touch of sand on your feet, the scent of the offshore and onshore breezes that bathe Topsail Island or the constant motion of the waters as they stretch toward a deep blue sky. Perhaps it is a pod of dolphin passing by or a flock of shore birds passing overhead. Whatever your magic, it’s here in Surf City. All day. Every day.
One destination. And four unique settings act as the backdrop for a boundless bounty of experiences in the historic downtown river district of Wilmington, N.C., and on our three colorful island beaches – Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach. All charm visitors and residents alike with an independent spirit and energy that nourishes and recharges the soul. Surrounded by water, history, and natural beauty, it’s the ideal place for a vacation or weekend getaway.
All Coasts – Visitor Information
North Carolina’s Eastern Region includes thirteen counties: Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson.