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Things to Do on New Hanover Beaches

There's so much to do on New Hanover Beaches!

Come and explore the New Hanover Beaches' museums, cultural heritage & history, nearby beaches, nearby plantations and gardens, ruined remains of wartime forts, an abundance of golf courses, loads of fishing locations, water tours, horse-drawn carriage tours, walking tours.... just to name a few.

The bottom line is..... you never run out of things to see and do and learn about on New Hanover Beaches! 

Choose Attractions from the Categories Below:

Beaches Recreation: Tours:
Dinner/Water Cruises Biking/Canoeing/Kayaking Aerial Helicopter
Family Entertainment Camping Art
Forts and Military Sites Fishing Boat
Historic Places Golf Carriage
Kid's Attractions Marinas and Boating Eco/Nature
Local Art Studios Tennis Motorized
Museums Water Sports Walking
Nightlife    
Parks    
Plantations and Gardens    
Performing Arts    
Top Attractions    

Here's a sample of things to do on New Hanover Beaches:

A Sample Listing of Historic Places in the Area

Historic Wilmington Foundation
516 N 4th St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2511

Fort Fisher State Historic Site
1610 Fort Fisher Rd S, Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-5538

Brunswick Town State Historic Site
8884 Saint Philips Rd SE, Winnabow, NC 28479
(910) 371-6613

Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Inc
126 S 3rd St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2976

Moore Inlet (historical)
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

McIlhennys Pond (historical)
Leland, NC 28451

Telphic Creek (historical)
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Stump Inlet (historical)
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

Black Swamp (historical)
Currie, NC 28435

A Sample Listing of Museums in the Area

Battleship North Carolina
1 Battleship Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-5797

Bellamy Mansion
503 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-3720

Cape Fear Museum of History & Science
814 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 798-4350

The Wilmington Children's Museum
116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 254-3534

Wilmington Railroad Museum
505 Nutt St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-2634

Burgwin-Wright Museum House
224 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-0570

Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum
3203 S 17th St, Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 395-5999

Wrightsville Beach Museum
303 W Salisbury St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 256-2569

Brunswick Town State Historic Site
8884 Saint Philips Rd SE, Winnabow, NC 28479
(910) 371-6613

Federal Point History Center
1121 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-2777

A Sample Listing of Historic Forts & Military Sites in the Area

Fort Fisher State Historic Site
1610 Fort Fisher Rd S, Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-5538

Historic Wilmington Foundation
516 N 4th St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2511

Battleship North Carolina
1 Battleship Rd, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-5797

A Sample Listing of Art Galleries in the Area

New Element Gallery
201 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-8997

Bottega Bar & Gallery
208 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-3737

Port City Pottery
305 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3908
(910) 763-7111

Golden Gallery The
307 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-4651

Crescent Moon
332 Nutt St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-4207

Fidler's Gallery and Framing
304 Nutt St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
(910) 762-2001

Barouke Exotic Woods Etc
119 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-4999

Peacocks Fine Art
215 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 254-4536

Creations by Justine
225 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4545

River to Sea Gallery and Custom Framing
225 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-3380

A Sample Listing of Beaches in the Area

Carolina Beach - on Pleasure Island between the Cape Fear River & the Atlantic Ocean. Carolina Beach is known for its marinas, boardwalk, pier, ferris wheel, gazebo, arcade, and specialty shops, charter boat basin nightly party cruises & offshore fishing charters.

Kure Beach - at the southern tip of Pleasure Island with views of the Cape Fear River & the Atlantic Ocean. Fort Fisher is found here, the last Confederate stronghold of the Civil War to fall to the Union forces. Fort Fisher is maintained as a state historic site & also includes the North Carolina Aquarium.

Topsail Island - a 26 mile long barrier island 30 minutes north of Wilmington. The island is comprised of 3 towns, North Topsail Beach, Surf City & Topsail Beach. Surf City is located in the middle of the island & contains many restaurants & retail shops.

Wilmington - this port city is ideal for all outdoor recreation due to its mild climate such as golfing, boating, or fishing. There is much war history here from the Revolutionary War & the Civil War.

Wrightsville Beach - along the chain of barrier islands along the Cape Fear Coast. The island is almost four miles long. Fun on Wrightsville Beach includes sun bathing, swimming, surfing, fishing, windsurfing, parasailing, kayaking, or sailing.

A Sample Listing of Parks in the Area

Evergreen Park
4315 Verdura Dr, Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 793-3147

Landfall Park
1979 Eastwood Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 256-7941

Brunswick County of
1490 Village Rd NE, Leland, NC 28451
(910) 371-6468

Leland Community Park
1490 Village Rd NE, Leland, NC 28451
(910) 371-9606

Wrightsville Beach
[1-10] N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

Moores Creek National Battlefield
29044 Nc Highway 210, Currie, NC 28435

North Carolina State Government
1000 Loggerhead Rd, Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-5798

Southport Recreation Department
309 N Fodale Ave, Southport, NC 28461
(910) 454-4023

Caswell Beach
104 Caswell Beach Rd, Oak Island, NC 28465

Cape Fear River
[100-199] N Davis St, Southport, NC 28461

A Sample Listing of Van Tours in the Area

Wilmington Adventure Tour Company
228 Mcrae St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-1785

American Heritage Tours Inc
2239 Cedar Hill Rd NE, Leland, NC 28451
(910) 371-2848

Leap of Faith Charters & Tours
307 Martin St, Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 352-6199

Cape Fear Guide
210 Peninsula Dr, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 619-0928
   
 












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