Discover the Beauty of our Oak Island Area
Perhaps one of the most striking attributes about the peaceful tranquility of the Oak Island Area and Bald Head Island is commitment to the beautiful natural habitats on the island. Bald Head proves a true cape island as one can access the scenic landscape by boat or ferry. The natural environments are kept pristine and uninterrupted. As a result of the dedication to conserving nature, you’ll find yourself in an area that seems of another time. The beaches are never crowded and the many nature trails offer scenery filled with unspoiled beauty of wax myrtles, dogwoods and live oaks trees.
Southport’s rich and storied history coupled with the natural beauty of this coastal area lures many visitors to take tours of the historical sites in the area. We suggest a self-guided walking tour to truly get the Southport experience. The Southport Visitors Center on Moore Street to get helpful information for your tour such as maps that provide you with all of the historic sites as well as brochures for the many activities in the area.
Wilmington became the major port city of North Carolina because of its great location near the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River. In addition to its major port industry, Wilmington also had a large shipbuilding center and produced pine forest products. Wilmington continues to be an active port city. The location of Wilmington near the Atlantic Ocean mixed with the unique culture and history found in the area draw thousands of tourists to the area each year.
Enjoy a little bit of everything when you venture south from the Oak Island Area to Myrtle Beach, SC. Shopping, wide beaches, live variety shows and numerous restaurants surround the area; you’re never far from music and amusements. Whether you are looking for fun for the family or a romantic night out, you’ll find a little bit of everything here. From the historic streets of Georgetown to the renowned seafood spots of Murrells Inlet to the neon lights of