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Across the state, people are seeking out food grown locally, which is why there’s a growing number of farm-to-table restaurants in every region.
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Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Along these beaches, see relics from Blackbeard’s ship, meet playful otters, watch wild horses, climb a lighthouse and more.
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This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
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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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Burgaw (11.58 mile)
Family oriented restaurant in the heart of downtown Burgaw.
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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)
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Burgaw (12.28 mile)
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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.
Watha (15.44 mile)
We provide a variety camping and facility rentals including a rustic village and bunkhouse cabins. Enjoy yourself by the fire circles. Water activities include a pool, canoe, and a lake.
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