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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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Belville (18.08 mile)
September 19 - 20
Rice cooking contest, arts and crafts, commercial vendors, children's entertainment, youth art contest, live music by The Imitations and Unknown Tongues, drinks, and more at the Brunswick Riverwalk.
Wilmington (17.87 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
Bolton (19.76 mile)
October 16 - 17
Come & celebrate the traditions of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe. Arts & crafts, food and entertainment throughout the weekend.
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Burgaw (11.58 mile)
Family oriented restaurant in the heart of downtown Burgaw.
We're an independent coffeehouse that roast the coffees we serve.
Burgaw (11.71 mile)
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Our menu includes starters, salads, sandwiches and burgers, pasta entrees (plus 2 sides) and desserts. We also have a menu for the kiddies.
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Rocky Point (8.49 mile)
Come relax in a quite county setting at Rocky Point Campground. You will be greeted by our friendly staff.
Burgaw (12.28 mile)
Hotels & Motels
The only hotel in the small town of Burgaw. Our friendly staff and extremely clean rooms will make your stay more memorable. Within walking distance to area restaurants and grocery store.
Wilmington (17.53 mile)
Located on the banks of the Cape Fear River in Historic Downtown Wilmington, the hotel is within blocks of 25-30 restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
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