Category: Nature

The Southport Ferry: A Riverside Icon The Southport Ferry: A Riverside Icon

Coastal Convenience Being a coastal town right on the borders of where the mighty Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean meet, there’s plenty of water to use as a mode of transportation in Southport. Travel between New Hanover and Brunswick County may seem a bit perplexing if you don’t have... Read More

Zeke Island Reserve Zeke Island Reserve

A Coastal Paradise Located in the Cape Fear River basin and just across from the town of Southport, North Carolina is Zeke Island Reserve. A pristine enclave of salt marshes, sand bars and beaches, it’s a haven for waterbirds, marine life and recreational enthusiasts from the mainland. It’s a dedicated nature... Read More

Rita Berlin: Elated to Go Coastal Rita Berlin: Elated to Go Coastal

Excited for a Move Much of the excitement in the relocation process comes from moving to a new geographical area with its own culture, points of interest, and brand of lifestyle. Embracing a locales lifestyle is usually the motivator for relocation. Just ask one of The Home Place of Southport’s newest... Read More

Southport Winterfest Flotilla Southport Winterfest Flotilla

One of the most well-known and beloved of all coastal Carolina traditions are the multiple holiday flotillas! Imagine an entire waterborne parade featuring boats of all different shapes and sizes rigged with dazzling lights from bow to stern. The Winterfest Flotilla, held in Southport, will be taking place next weekend and... Read More

Southport: The Perfect Distance Southport: The Perfect Distance

It’s All About Location  “Location, location, location!” We’ve all heard it! Living minutes away from more than seven amazing beaches is a luxury that individuals and families aspire to achieve. But many other desirable locations make for a great day or weekend trip close by. From Bald Head Island to Calabash,... Read More

Southport Area’s Ulti-mutt Southport Area’s Ulti-mutt

More than Just a Pet In coastal North Carolina, the dog is man’s best friend for exploring and enjoying an active lifestyle on the beach. One of the largest concerns for new residents or transplants is the question: “Where can I take my dog for a walk?” The greater Southport area... Read More

The 41st North Carolina Oyster Festival The 41st North Carolina Oyster Festival

“Oysters are the most tender and delicate of all seafoods. They stay in bed all day and night. They never work or take exercise, are stupendous drinkers, and wait for their meals to come to them.” Hector Bolitho A Coastal Southern Tradition If there’s one tradition that defines living down South... Read More

The Southport King Mackerel Tournament The Southport King Mackerel Tournament

Prepare for Angling Fun Reel ‘em in and haul ‘em on! This is one battle of man versus fish that you won’t want to miss. The Carolina coast is home to some of the best fishing locations in the United States. It is famous for local favorites such as red drum,... Read More

Top 10 Things to Do in Southport Top 10 Things to Do in Southport

*Image Attributed to Brunswick Visitors Guide, https://www.southport-nc.com/downtown-southport.html* Lots to Do in Southport Southport, North Carolina is a truly unique experience for everyone that visits the locale. On the one hand, it has plenty of world-class golf courses, restaurants, and nearby attractions. On the other hand, Southport still radiates that Southern small-town... Read More

Boating in Autumn Boating in Autumn

You may be quick to associate the activity of boating with warmer weather. Especially in the greater Wilmington area, you will most often see people on the water during the summer months. That being said, there are plenty of reasons why you should extend your boating season into autumn! Boating is... Read More