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Wrightsville Beach

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Address: Bob Sawyer Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Sunrise together.

We visited this morning to watch the sunrise and it was very lovely. There were already quite a few people there before we arrived, but it was still quiet and clean and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this morning to watch the sunrise and it was very lovely. There were already quite a few people there before we arrived, but it was still quiet and clean and beautiful. We found a spot near a lifeguard tower and sat to watch the sunrise, then had a long walk in the surf. The entire stretch of beach... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great beach. My friend Bob and I would literally spend and hour or two in the water (August), getting burned of course! The wives and daughters also loved the water and beach. Sunrises are incredible Can't go wrong coming with the family with the fun waves, Resturant's, bars, shopping, etc

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Thank Johnsonbeagle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beach was extremely busy on Friday afternoon.. wall to wall people.. took over 30 minutes to find a parking space (side street parking and several public parking lots). Beautiful beach.. mostly comprised of rental homes, condos and the like. Dune preservation as well. If you're in Wilmington, try to spend a little time at wrightsville beach.

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Page, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were out here for the Carolina Cup just for one day and parked on the street by the Blockade Runner hotel as that is where the event was being held, So needed coins for the meter. Well go in and ask for change, NOPE, we do not give change for the meters nor does anyone in town. That is... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my girls first time at the ocean- this beach definitely did not disappoint them! Lots of room, not over crowded, plenty of close parking!

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Brough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wish we'd had much longer here as it is an amazing place. Super place, restaurant and Inn we were in were great but the chilled place that this is is worthy of a weeks trip not just the one night we had.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

City has changed the free parking hours. 7pm to 9am next morning is free. Rest all paid and quite strict enforcement. So be careful. But in exchange they claim to be paying more attention to keeping the beach and adjoining utilities like public bathrooms, changing rooms and wash areas cleaner. Seems to be working so far as claimed. Found that... More 

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Colfax, North Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the beach several times during our trip. While I don't like the lack of parking, we were able to find places to park after driving around for awhile. I also have never had to pay to park at the beach, but I understand the money goes to beach revitalization. And the app makes it very easy. I... More 

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Montpelier, Virginia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to bring the family. Very clean and nice beach. Not too crowded or over run with hotels. Worth a visit

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Rockville, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My bride and I visited Wrightsville Beach for some R&R. Really cool beach town. We stayed at the Blockade Runner Resort, which I would highly recommend! Great food, service and the views and beach were just spectacular. Tower 7 Mexican grill and Poe's Tavern are also a must for some good eats. Dockside bar has the best bloodys in town!... More 

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