With idyllic fall temps and gorgeous water views, this cool little beach burg is calling to us.You have to love a place with a body of water called Big Lollipop Bay. Just 20 minutes or so from Wilmington, NC, Wrightsville Beach is also roughly midway between New York and Florida—so convenient to lots of travelers.
You’ll drive over a drawbridge from mainland North Carolina into the town of Wrightsville Beach, incorporated in 1899, and cross more water still—Banks Channel—to reach its sandy Atlantic beaches. With a population of just over 2,500, this waterfront town is low on crowds, high on relaxation.
Bike-friendly streets, big surf, good food, and a laid-back attitude…read more