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Price Creek Lighthouse

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Price's Creek Lighthouse is 20 feet tall with a red brick exterior. It was built in 1848. The lighthouse, although not operational, is the only one still standing of eight lighthouses built along the Cape Fear River between Oak Island and Wilmington... Read full article

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

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The Aquariums were established in 1976 to promote an awareness, understanding, appreciation and conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of North Carolina’s ocean, estuaries, rivers, streams and other aquatic environments.... Read full article

Drive Times

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The Southport-Oak Island area is a true destination. You will not just happen upon the Southport-Oak Island area since we are literally at the end of the roads. Highway 211 ends in the historic riverfront City of Southport, Highway 133 stops in th... Read full article

Southport Fort Fisher Ferry

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Embarking on a sunny beach vacation, visiting charming seaside villages, exploring the area's rich history, or just enjoying some of the country's best fishing spots, no visit to coastal North Carolina is complete without a ride on a NC Ferry.... Read full article

Regional and Commercial Airports

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Arrive to the Southport-Oak Island area of the NC Brunswick Islands by air, using commercial airlines arriving at Wilmington International Airport 45 minutes away or the Myrtle Beach Airport about 90 minutes south of our area. Those arriving to the... Read full article

Old Baldy Lighthouse and Smith Island Museum

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Old Baldy is the oldest standing lighthouse in North Carolina. It has maintained its original form and location for over 187 years. The most important purpose of Old Baldy was to mark the Cape Fear River entrance for the maritime sailors. It was neve... Read full article

Brunswick Town Fort Anderson State Historic Site

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major pre-Revolutionary port on North Carolina's Cape Fear River, Brunswick was razed by British troops in 1776 and never rebuilt. During the Civil War, Fort Anderson was constructed atop the old village site, and served as part of the Cape Fear Rive... Read full article

Ingram Planetarium

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Come to Ingram Planetarium's Sky Theater and see the universe up close! Experience a state-of-the-art facility with a 40-foot domed ceiling and a high-definition digital system with surround sound. View a Sky Theater astronomy show or rock to a laser... Read full article

Museum of Coastal Carolina

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The Museum of Coastal Carolina, North Carolina's only natural history museum on a barrier island. Experience coastal nature for the fun of it! Standing on the ocean floor would be a wonderful way to experience the marine environment up close. Visitor... Read full article

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