For those who want to get out on the water, Emerald Isle Adventures provides ample opportunities to enjoy fishing and boating on Emerald Isle. In addition to boat rentals, families can also take portraits on the beach.
One of the oldest remaining peanut plantations in North Carolina, the Poplar Grove Plantation was established in 1795. The home and site, which is located in Wilmington, North Carolina, opened as a museum in 1980.
Managed by the USDA Forest Service, the Island Creek Trail is a lovely half-mile hiking trail. It is fairly flat and suitable for novice hikers, and affords breathtaking views of native and transplanted vegetation. The trail is free to use.
Johnnie Mercer's Pier is a 1200 foot concrete fishing pier. There is a beach shop, shower and restroom facilities, and a small bar and grill nearby. The pier is suitable for fishing and walking (although there is a small fee.)
North Carolina's Wrightsville Beach is a perennially popular vacation destination. This tranquil waterfront town includes swimming beaches, charming boutiques and restaurants serving fresh seafood and other delicacies. Fishing, boat tours and hiking are also popular in this area.
A free and fascinating attraction, the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History is located in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Its evolving exhibits include photographs, motor vehicles and an extensive series of displays about the impact of hurricanes on the area.
Wrightsville SUP has stand up paddleboard instruction for beginners to advance in salt marshes and along Wrightsville Beach. The company also offers yoga classes on stand up paddleboards, and fitness classes on paddleboards.
Cape Fear Paddleboarding offers private or group stand up paddleboard lessons. The company offers all levels of classes from beginners to expert, along with fitness classes for those looking for a more strenuous experience.
WB Surf Camp offers kid, teen, adult, family, and women surf camps. They also offer private and group stand up paddleboard lessons, arrange surfing vacations in Central America and the Caribbean, along with training for numerous certifications.
With Capt. Jot Owens / Jot It Down Fishing Charters LLC, visitors can go fishing through Cape Fear River and Masonboro Sound year round. The captain provides all the fishing equipment for the trip, including the bait and tackle.
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