Coastal NC

VOL12ISS1 2016

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31 THe oRIGINAl ReloCATIoN GuIDe — CoAsTAl NC | Volume 12—Issue 1 Residential streets lined with giant live oaks shade historic antebellum homes that are decorated with white, red and blue every July 4. The entire town turns out for its epic annual parade and frework display that is among the largest in the nation. Oak Island is "recognized on the list of "Vacation Rental Destinations on the Rise" by TripAdvisor. The island is noted for its friendly dog parks and beach, skate parks, baseball and footballs felds, plus miles of sandy beaches with lots of water activities. The island is a favorite day trip to see the iconic black, white and gray colored Oak Island lighthouse. Don't leave without crossing off at least one adventure on your island bucket list. • Leave a note in the Kindred Spirit Mailbox – Bird Island • Visit the Old Bridge Museum – Sunset Beach • Zip Line through a Swamp – Shallote River Swamp and Outdoor Center • Fish off a Pier: some to try are Ocean Isle, Oak Island, Ocean Crest, Holden Beach, Sunset Beach and Southport. • Climb the Oak Island Lighthouse – Oak Island • Kayak on the Intracoastal Waterway – Float your cares away surrounded by the coastal beauty of islands. • Try SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), the new trend in water sports • Live like a Local and Rent a Beach House. Stay in at night and cook seafood from the local fsh market. • Watch the Sunrise and Sunset - the beaches of Brunswick Islands have the rare distinction of running east-west as they parallel the shore. •Witness a Turtle Hatching –Nesting and hatching season is from May through October. Check towns for specifc information. SUMMER CONCERTS & EVENTS: [] brunsWicK county

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