- Our list of the best things to do in Southport, North Carolina, features the top 131 nearby activities — including 72 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Southport, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Tours, Amusement, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Southport, NC , followed by 108 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, Holden Beach and Ocean Isle Beach
Captain Bert Felton's Solomon T Harbour Tours is headquartered in Southport, North Carolina. The company offers custom guided tours focusing on Civil War history, North Carolina's lighthouses, ecology and other topics of interest to clients.
89% 9 votes
Highway 211, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
An award-winning 18-hole golf course, the Founders Club at St. James Plantation is located in in Southport, North Carolina. Designed by P.B. Dye, the course has one of the highest slope rankings of any East Coast course.
97% 30 votes
Corner of Nash and Rhett Streets, Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
This old jail built in 1904 to replace the city jail is now The Old Brunswick County Jail Museum. The museum includes the history of the jail, self guided tours of the original jail cells and other exhibits.
On the banks of the Cape Fear River, the Price's Creek Lighthouse sits on private property and is not open to the public. This lighthouse is one of only eight along the Cape Fear River that survived in the Civil War and remain standing today.
A guided tour of historic Southport, the Old South Tour Company - Ghost Walk Tour focuses on the spookier aspects of local history and legend. The tours last about an hour, and are narrated by knowledgeable and entertaining guides.
85% 20 votes
3779 Members Club Blvd., Southport, NC 28461 MoreLess Info
The Members Club at Saint John's Plantation is an 18-hole Hale Irwin golf course. Besides this golf course and a Pete Dye designed golf course, players can play tennis, swim, use the fitness center, boat from the marina, and eat at five restaurants.
Situated on nine acres, Waterfront Park overlooks the Cape Fear River and features a fishing pier along with an open grassy field. The park provides benches facing the river, paved walkways and sheltered picnic tables.
Offering boat, Jet Ski, and paddleboard rentals, Cape Fear Water Sports only requires a valid drivers' license and a credit card to rent. The company even rents U-Haul trucks to get their customer's rentals to their desired location!