Southport North Carolina Tourism - Beaches, Historic Sites, Art Galleries, Nature Trails, Bird Sanctuary, Fishing, Scuba Diving

Southport NC is located South of Wilmington

Attractions include: riverwalk shops, art galleries, antique shops, historic homes, waterfront park, nature trail and a Audubon sanctuary. Visitor center is located on West Moore St.

Visit North Carolina beaches

Southport is a historic village close to Wilmington NC and Myrtle Beach SC. 

NC Maritime Museum is located at 116 North Howe St. The museum features exhibits on the history of Southport and Cape Fear area covering shipwrecks, fishing and more. There are self guided tours

Franklin Square Gallery  is located at West St. Southport. The Gallery is a 1904 school house now feature the artwork of local artists.

Things to do in Southport NC: Inland fishing - catch Flounder, trout, croaker, spot, black bass and sharks. Scuba diving, Golf,  King Mackerel tournaments

list of beaches in Southport area are located on the Brunswick Islands::

ocean pictureOak Island - 10 mile beach, 3 piers and marina

Long Beach

Caswell Beach - lighthouse

Holden Beach - overlooks Shallotte Inlet

Shallotte - between Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC - Mid October NC Oyster festival

Sunset Beach - near Myrtle Beach SC

Ocean Isle Beach - museum of Coastal Carolina, Silver Cross winery

Yaupon Beach

The town of Calabash is located off US 17 just over the South Carolina / North Carolina line. It is noted for its Seafood.

Southport NC hotels