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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 (14.28 mile)
August 7 , August 14
(5) dates in all …
Taking place in the Historic Downtown River District with the Cape Fear River as the backdrop, Downtown Sundown is a rain or shine free and weekly outdoor concert series flush with beer, wine and food
Wilmington (13.73 mile)
August 13 - 23
Don't miss out on one of the most exciting international nautical events of 2015! Step back in time aboard El Galeon, the breathtaking 1/1 scale reconstruction of a 16th Century Spanish galleon.
Hampstead (15.82 mile)
September 26 - 27
The two-day Spot Festival celebrates the spot fish, a staple of Hampstead!
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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)
(4) styles in all …
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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