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Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
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Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Visit with us in scenic Pender County which includes the sandy white beaches of Topsail Beach & Surf City and the charming coastal towns of Hampstead…
Surf City area
Tourism information available for Topsail Beach, Surf City, North Topsail Beach, Sneads Ferry, Holly Ridge, and throughout Pender and Onslow counties.
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Wilmington (19.44 mile)
October 17 , October 18
The 1st-ever Wilmington Seafood Festival will give visitors the opportunity to taste the difference that local seafood makes.
Belville (18.53 mile)
October 30 , October 31
Halloween fun begins on October 30 with a bonfire, followed by a motorcycle show, Rat Rod show, Pin Up Girl Contest, live music and more.
Wilmington (16.43 mile)
This internationally-recognized iron distance and half iron distance triathlon hosts competitors from around the world who travel to Wilmington to enjoy everything this unique waterfront destination
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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 (4.54 mile)
Located in the heart of Hampsted, Village Café & Deli offers a friendly relaxing atmosphere. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Full breakfast i...
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Hampstead (2.39 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.
Topsail Beach (4.53 mile)
Let us find that perfect vacation rental and you can leave your footprints in the sand with Sea Path Realty.
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