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Wrightsville Beach Things To Do

Named one of the best beaches in the South, Wrightsville Beach is known for its clean, picturesque beaches. From surf lessons to shopping, there's never a shortage of something happening year-round in Wrightsville Beach.

Johnnie Mercers Pier

North Carolina’s first concrete fishing pier, located in the heart of Wrightsville Beach. Whether you are looking to fish, or just taking a scenic stroll, Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a must visit for anyone. https://johnniemercersfishingpier.com/

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The Loop

A two-and-a-half-mile paved walking and running path, providing some of the best views in Wrightsville Beach. Well known as a gathering place among locals, take a stroll with friends and family, all while enjoying the beautiful beach surroundings. Located in the middle of the Loop, is Wrightsville Beach Park, offering two outdoor basketball courts, four tennis courts, pickleball courts, three sand volleyball pits, one softball field, and open area for soccer/flag football. Bring the whole family for a fun-filled day at the Park!

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Wrightsville Beach Museum of History

Located in the newly restored Bordeaux Cottage, this museum aims at preserving and sharing the 100+ year history of Wrightsville beach. Showcasing exhibits featuring the early days of the beach, along with some exquisite art, the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is the perfect family-friendly vacation activity. https://wbmuseumofhistory.com/

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Blockade Runner Sailing School

Have you always wanted to learn to sail? The Blockade Runner offers various, individualized instruction courses aboard a fleet of J/22s located on the Blockade Runner Beach Resort's Soundside docks. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced sailor, the Blockade Runner will teach you everything from basic knots to sailing theory. This is an ASA Certified Sailing School with certifications available in basic Keel Boat Sailing and basic Coastal Cruising. https://blockade-runner.com/sailing-school/

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Watersports

Soak in the beautiful Intracoastal views from the best place, the water! Whether you prefer kayaking, paddleboarding (SUP), or maybe you forgot your beach gear, Wrightsville Kayak Company will deliver your rental of choice straight to your location, and then pick it up when you're done. They also do guided adventure tours in the surrounding Wilmington area - including Greenfield Lake, Shark Tooth Island, Masonboro Island, Cape Fear River, etc. https://wrightsvillebeachkayak.com/

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Fishing

Fishing: Are you itching to get out to the open sea? Chartering a boat is a great option for anglers of all ages and various experience levels! Wrightsville Beach is home to many experienced captains who know all the tricks on how to hook a great catch.  There is no better way to enjoy your vacation than with some fresh-off-the-boat seafood for dinner! https://fishingbooker.com/destinations/location/us/NC/wrightsville-beach

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