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Play a round at Pine Needles Golf Club or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Hit the trail in Pisgah National Forest, at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or on a coastal byway.
Step back in time in this 18th century Moravian settlement's museums, gardens and bakery.
Enjoy mile-high views at Grandfather Mountain, visit landmark country stores, and hike, ski and snowboard the highest peaks in the East.
An area rich in history, this region also is home to furniture and pottery making, a barbecue battleground and Yadkin Valley wineries.
On our southernmost shores you can enjoy 35 golf courses, Calabash seafood and family-friendly beaches boasting sunrise and sunset views.
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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 (15.61 mile)
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September 20 - 21
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Rocky Point (3.16 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 (6.78 mile)
We supply all kinds of products from hoop cheese, fried pork skins, country sausage, ribs, liver pudding, souse, c-loaf and, of course, pork chops and BBQ.
Burgaw (8.11 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 (4.69 mile)
Come relax in a quite county setting at Rocky Point Campground. You will be greeted by our friendly staff.
Burgaw (8.83 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.
Wilmington (11.59 mile)
Great location just 5 miles from Wrightsville Beach and 8 miles from historic downtown Wilmington. Free cable, wireless Internet access, swimming and more!
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