With 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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