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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 (14.00 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.
Wrightsville Beach (14.87 mile)
Race participants are encouraged to dress in holiday apparel. Historic cottages and beautiful winter marshes are part of the scenery of this special 5K on beautiful Wrightsville Beach.
Wilmington (14.54 mile)
December 12 - 14 , December 18
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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!
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Rocky Point (1.79 mile)
Paul’s Place is known and famous for their hotdogs and special relish. We also serve fries, bbq sandwiches and breakfast too. Operated by its third...
Rocky Point (5.24 mile)
Clark’s Grocery and Grill has been in business since 1926. Come by our famous grill for a fresh country sausage breakfast or a fresh bar-b-que sand...
Burgaw (9.34 mile)
All-American grill serving hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, tacos and gyros. Need to cool off on a hot day? Stop by and try our ice cream. We...
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Rocky Point (5.09 mile)
Come relax in a quite county setting at Rocky Point Campground. You will be greeted by our friendly staff. Enjoy our picnic area, pool, fishing pon...
Burgaw (10.11 mile)
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The only hotel in the small town of Burgaw. The Burgaw Motel is locally owned and operated. We offer 24 rooms to suit your needs, all of which have...
Wilmington (10.69 mile)
Great location just 5 miles from Wrightsville Beach and 8 miles from historic downtown Wilmington. Free cable, wireless Internet access, swimming p...
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