Southport

    Things to do in Southport, NCWith plenty of things to do in Southport, NC this sleepy coastal town is steeped in a rich fishing history and is home to centuries old burial grounds, jails and museums which commemorate this distinguished history.  Waterfront Park sits at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Cape Fear River and offers visitors a chance to sit back and watch the comings and goings of Southport, from shrimpers returning home to sailing tours to competitors in the US Open King Mackeral Tournament.  Because fishing is so historically important to Southport, local history buffs share their love of local lore with visitors through guided tours of the local jail, walking tours of Southport, and ghost tours of Southport.

    If you prefer to get out on the water, try a sailing charter; or immerse yourself in the local industry and try a day of fishing.  Choose from inshore fishing, near shore fishing or deep sea fishing and let the experienced fishing guides of Southport put you on the fish!  Southport outfitters also rent kayaks and offer kayaking tours so visitors to Southport can explore the waterways of this coastal jewel.  Another way to explore Southport is by renting a bicycle and pedaling the area;  bicycle rentals in Southport offer visitors a chance to visit local vendors and artisans in one of the areas antique shops and art galleries.  No matter what activities you choose in Southport North Carolina you’ll have endless things to do before you even visit the local beaches!

     

    Below are a Few Things to do in Southport, NC

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    Southport Local Businesses

    Seaside Linens & Beach Equipment Rentals:

    Seaside Linens & Beach Equipment Rentals Bike and Beach Equipment Rentals in Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Seaside Linen & Rental Company proudly serves the beautiful beaches of southeastern North Carolina with the highest quality linen and towel rentals. We also specialize in beach chair rentals, beach umbrella rentals, bike rentals and top quality, safety certified, baby equipment including full size cribs, high chairs, jog stollers all that help lighten your travel load and help make your stay more enjoyable. We are extremely particular about the quality items we rent, and our commitment to bringing you bright, clean, high-quality linens and our beach equipment rentals are as convenient and dependable as our other services. Complete our online order request form or give us a call and let us show you how we’ve made it easy for you to make the most of your stay at the beach!


    J & L Kayak Ecoventures:

    J and L Kayaking Kayaking & Paddleboarding Tours & Rentals, Myrtle Beach

    Kayaking in Myrtle Beach offers an exclusive outdoor attraction unlike any other that brings you up close and personal to the natural habitat and wildlife that exist here in the Myrtle Beach area. We offer guided kayak tours and kayak rentals. Enjoy lunch on your own private section of beach and play in the surf or wade through the clean and clear shallow waters in the marsh and get an opportunity to see dolphins frolicking or to catch a glimpse of a Bald Eagle soaring above. We have an excellent selection of kayak tour locations, including OceanIsleBeach, NC; Sunset Beach, NC; Calabash, NC; Cherry Grove / North Myrtle Beach, SC. And be sure to ask about our increasingly popular, Kayak Fishing trips, get the upper hand by going in deeper into the creeks than most watercrafts can go. And now offering Paddleboarding!


    Waterway Power Sports:

    Waterway Power Sports Jet Ski & Boat Rentals and Water Sports, Myrtle Beach, SC

    Located on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach we operate from the largest pier on the Waterway, and have a premiere selection of water sports fun for everyone. We offer Jet Ski Rentals, Jet Ski fishing, Kayak rentals, Boat rentals, tubing, wakeboarding and more, as well as a variety of tours lead by our knowledgeable guides. Start your Jet Ski adventure at the Waterway Pier and ride through most scenic parts of the Waterway on to the nearby black water of the Waccamaw River. Rent one of our Ski Boats to relax and enjoy the scenery or have the option to go tubing and wakeboarding, both included in your rental at no additional charge! For something different, explore the river using one of our Stand Up Paddleboards or try a kayak rental or tour. For even more Water Sports action in Myrtle Beach, please visit our website!


    Fisher of Men Charters:

    Fisher of Men Charters Offshore Fishing Charters in Myrtle Beach, SC & in NC

    Specializing in both bottom fishing and trolling aboard, we are able to accommodate your requests. Capt. Randy is a 2nd generation captain with over 25 years of professional fishing experience off coastal North and South Carolina. The vessel is a 40' Gloucester and can accommodate up to 6 passengers. We provide all the gear and tackle to make your day on the water successful as we target species such as Mackerel, Dolphin, Cobia and much more. Great for all ages and family friendly! It is the desire of the Captain and the crew to provide you with the best experience possible, join us for a great day of charter fishing, bring a lunch, sit back, relax and let us do the rest. Come see for yourself and book your charter today!


    Wampee Stables Trail Rides:

    Wampee Stables Horseback Riding Horesback Trail Riding in Myrtle Beach, SC

    See another side of Myrtle Beach, SC and the Grand Strand on our beautiful nature trails. Moments from all major highways, but worlds away from the traffic and just 5 minutes from the beach in North Myrtle Beach. Horseback trail riding is a favorite Myrtle Beach area attraction, so come enjoy a trail ride at Wampee Stables, the number one horseback trail riding adventure in our area. Our trail leaders enjoy riding and love being on and around horses. They ride our trails regularly and are familiar with each horse which makes for a fun, pleasurable ride. Trail rides are approximately 1 1/2 hours in length and are by appointment only so please call 843-399-1489 for reservations and find out why locals and visitor to the North Myrtle Beach, SC area say that Wampee Stables is a "must do" Myrtle Beach, SC area activity.


    Calmwater Fishing Charters:

    Calmwater Fishing Charters Off Shore & Inshore Fishing Charters Myrtle Beach, SC

    Enjoy a private boat charter for just you or your group and the Captain! The beautiful tidal salt marshes along with the Bald Eagles, Herons, Egrets and Dolphins that frequently fish with us, makes a Myrtle Beach fishing charter an outdoor experience to remember. The 22 foot Fishing Charter Boat, "Bite Me" comes fully equipped with quality equipment and professional fishing guide. The "Bite Me Harder" a 35 foot Pro-Line Center Console is now available for offshore GULF STREAM Charters. Troll for Wahoo, Mahi, Marlin, King Mackerel and more and shorter offshore fishing trips for Cobia, Snapper and Sea Bass are also available. Located at the Harbourgate Marina, our trips are customizable for longer or shorter time periods and all fishing charters include licenses, tackle & bait and fishing poles. Dolphin Cruises and Sunset Tours are also available!

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