22 North Restaurant

22 North is a highly acclaimed Wrightsville Beach restaurant that serves up classic southern fare with a Creole and French flair. Located on Lumina Avenue, just a block or so away from the Causeway to the beach, this...

Annex

Annex is a hip spot for surfers and vacationers alike who are cruising to the Wrightsville Beach shoreline. Located on the edge of the causeway bridge, this destination is part sporting goods store, part clothing shop...

Banks Channel Pub & Grille

The Banks Channel Pub & Grille is a casual stop on the eastern edge of the Wrightsville Beach Causeway that’s perfect for visitors who want to settle in, watch a game, and / or feast on a host of pub-style...

Bluewater Grill

Enjoy a seafood meal with a prime view of the local marinas that border the Intracoastal Waterway with a visit to Bluewater Grill. Located on the edge of the Wrightsville Beach Causeway, this seafood restaurant is a...

Cafe Del Mar

Café de Mar is a sister restaurant to Wilmington’s popular K-38 Mexican Restaurant, and this smaller eatery features an effortlessly cool collection of drinks, snacks, and sweet treats. Perfect for an early...

Causeway Cafe

The Causeway Café is a sunny little breakfast and lunch spot that has a prime location on the very edge of the Wrightsville Beach Causeway. Popular for a pre-beach breakfast that is undeniably filling, this...

East Oceanfront Dining

East Oceanfront Dining is a posh little restaurant that’s found along a quieter section of the Wrightsville Beach shoreline, and which features beautifully colorful plates of traditional seafood and American...

King Neptune Restaurant

King Neptune Restaurant is an all-encompassing breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night hot spot that boasts a friendly hometown vibe, and a big wave of classic American fare with a coastal and southern influence. Known...

Oceanic

The Oceanic is the only oceanfront restaurant and pier on Wrightsville Beach, and as such, is a very popular spot for semi-casual lunches, refined dinners, and massive special events with an Atlantic backdrop. Attached...

Oceans

Oceans is a chick little dining option for visitors who are staying in Wrightsville Beach’s sprawling Holiday Inn Resort. Featuring a large and open dining room, as well as several nearby lounges that boast indoor...

Poe’s Tavern

Poe’s Tavern is an effortlessly chic spot for Happy Hour drinks, a post-beach meal, or a late night adventure with friends reminiscing about the day over a round of beers or two. Featuring a cool brick and dark...

South Beach Grill

South Beach Grill is a cool little restaurant that’s close to the water, and which uses this locale as an inspiration for its tasty, seafood-heavy menu. Serving lunch and dinner in the nicely decorated inside...

The Post Cafe

The Post Café is a laid-back stop where beach-goers can relax, refresh, and load up on all the goodies that complement a perfect day on the beach. Chock-full of bakery specialties, drinks, desserts, and a light...

Tower 7 Baja Mexican Grill

Tower 7 Baja Mexican Grill is a sister restaurant to Wilmington’s famed K-38, and is a Fresh Mex joint that is extremely popular with the surfer crowd, and everyday locals and visitors alike. Serving up a wealth...

Vito’s Pizzeria

Patrons can enjoy a quick sit-down, take-out, or delivery meal with a visit to Vito’s Pizza.  This family-friendly (and surfer-friendly) destination in the heart of Wrightsville Beach features a variety of...

Wrightsville Beach Educational Activities

Wrightsville Beach Educational Activities

Because of Wrightsville Beach’s longstanding status as a popular beach town, as well as its proximity to historic sites like Fort Fisher and Downtown Wilmington, the area is the perfect spot to add a little learning to a traditional beach vacation. Check out these destinations, museums, and veritable natural playgrounds where garnering a little education is a breeze, and is always a fun and exciting way to fully explore the Cape Fear area.

Wrightsville Beach Park

Wrightsville Beach Park

The sunny Wrightsville Beach Park, conveniently located in the heart of town, is a fantastic destination for an outdoor adventure that doesn't necessarily entail a trip to the beach. Adjacent to the Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation's main facilities, the Wrightsville Beach Arboretum, and plenty of wide open green spaces, this park is a perfect spot for enjoying a little free fun in the sun, without the risk of getting sand in the shoes.