Brunswick County is conveniently situated between historic Wilmington, NC and exciting Myrtle Beach, SC. The Brunswick Island's uncrowded, white sugar-sand beaches and agreeable climate offers our residents gorgeous vistas, relaxing days and water activities for every age.
The five islands composing the Brunswick Islands—Bald Head Island, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle, Oak Island and Sunset Beach—are recognized for their pristine and family oriented beaches. The warm water temperatures (reaching to 80 degrees in the summer) attract surfers, sunbathers, SCUBA divers and other water enthusiasts from all over the country. The ocean, intracoastal waterway, and network of rivers and tributaries teaming with wildlife offer excellent fishing, kayaking and boating to adventurous and active visitors. Take your boat or a hire a charter and fish for King Mackerel or Yellowfin Tuna, paddle up the winding and serene waters of the Shallotte River, or bird watch for Egret on Bird Island.
There is more to the Brunswick Islands than just beaches. The numerous championship golf courses, nature areas, restaurants, historic sites and museums appeal to a variety of interests and tastes. Take a day trip to Southport and explore the quaint and eclectic artist studios and shops that give Southport a metropolitan flare, while maintaining its small town appeal. Drive minutes to Calabash for a quiet dinner and enjoy some of their outstanding seafood cuisine.
As one the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, Brunswick County is experiencing tremendous growth. The area has responded with new businesses, restaurants, and entertainment venues to support the needs of our new neighbors. Take the time and visit this beautiful area and secure your piece of paradise today.