Our mainland towns of Coastal NC including Calabash NC, Shallotte NC, Southport NC, and Wilmington NC feature Forts, lighthouses, historic architecture as well as boating, fishing and 30 golf courses offer plenty to do and see. Reminiscent of yesteryear’s beach vacation, thousands of families fall so in love with the area that they return year after year, generation after generation.
Why visit the mainland towns of Coastal NC?
NC’s Brunswick Islands are a group of barrier islands separated from the mainland towns of Coastal NC by the Intra-Coastal Waterway. Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Caswell Beach and Bald Head Island all lie in the northernmost sub-tropical region on the East Coast.
This is the closest place vacationers from the North can easily drive to for the experience of an island getaway surrounded by palm trees, banana trees and other exotic topical plants.
Put this climate together with wide, sandy island beaches and you have a little taste of paradise a little closer to home!
With all these great mainland towns, historic places, shopping, dining and over three dozen of Coastal Carolina’s best golf courses the towns of North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands and towns make up one of the best places in the world to visit and live.
The area boasts over three dozen of the Carolina Coast’s most requested courses. Add in the courses in nearby Myrtle Beach and you have a choice of over one hundred exceptional courses to choose from! The historic mainland town of Southport offers a step back in time with beautiful homes, waterfront parks and antiques shops. The mainland town of Shallotte is centrally located to all the beaches and offers great shopping and dining. The mainland town of Calabash, on the South end of the area, is known as “The Seafood Capitol of the World”.