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Discover scenic and beautiful Pender County. Our friendly communities of Topsail Beach, Surf City, Hampstead and Burgaw welcome you. Contact us for…
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Wilmington (12.42 mile)
December 12 - 14 , December 18
(4) dates in all …
Stroll through the gardens, enjoy the beautiful holiday flowers, festive lights, live musical entertainment, and a display of a large garden model train running for your enjoyment!
Wilmington (15.52 mile)
December 14 - 15 , December 21 - 22
Visitors will be enchanted by this spectacular display of model trains as they travel across eight miles of scale track through a wonderland of villages, parks and landscapes.
Wilmington (16.27 mile)
December 13 - 14 , December 20 - 21
The Railroad Museum comes alive with a holiday glow, featuring more than 20,000 lights, after-dark layout displays, holiday decorations, Santa and more!
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Hampstead (1.10 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
All of our food is made fresh each day and cooked to order, down to grinding our own meat for the hamburgers. Our daily bar, lunch and dinner spec...
Hampstead (1.18 mile)
The Sawmill Grill is locally owned and operated. We strive to serve you the best quality of foods and service. Our menu varies from down-home cooki...
Hampstead (1.66 mile)
We offer grilled sandwiches, steak and cheese subs, hamburgers and lots of great salads. Word on the street is that our breakfast is the best in Ha...
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Hampstead (2.28 mile)
Welcome to beautiful Hampstead and Coastal Pender County here in beautiful southeastern North Carolina. Well-established and friendly, strong on re...
Topsail Beach (3.92 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The Sea Vista is a family oriented and pet friendly motel that is oceanfront and has the following available for you to enjoy: romantic getaway pac...
Hampstead (4.54 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
On the Intracoastal Waterway,with views of Topsail Island. A unique private suite of 2 rooms. A quiet place to take refuge with the sounds of birds...
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