Things To Do In Brunswick County
Even the most devout beachgoer can appreciate the wealth of other activities available in and around the Brunswick Islands. Antiques, local craft boutiques and galleries all offer something for the casual or avid shopper. Museums and nearby sites like the lighthouses, plantations and forts will appeal to the weekend historian and the simply curious.
With few exceptions, life in the Brunswick Islands takes place outdoors. And perfect beach weather also translates into tennis, golf, hiking, deep-sea fishing, water-skiing, kayaking and biking. Youll find a number of ways to fill your days of peace and rest with excitement and motion.
The Brunswick Islands are more than the sum of their dunes. If history and culture pique your interest, the Islands are more than willing to deliver. The ruins of Brunswick Town date back to colonial times, and the Museum of Coastal Carolina and nearby North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport give visitors a more in-depth look at island life.
There are a number of places to visit that are prime examples of how nature continues to thrive in the Brunswick Islands, from turtle sanctuaries to hands-on produce farms to meticulously maintained ornamental plantation gardens.
You dont come to our subtropical climate to spend your days inside. Find out why were known as the seafood capital of the world--throw a line off a pier or charter a boat for more serious fishing. Water sports are wildly popular in the islands: water-skiing, swimming, sailing, surfing, canoeing and kayaking. When your sea legs are ready for land, dry off and hit a bike or hiking trail, or pull out your racket or clubs and spend the day on the court or on the green.