Wrightsville Beach Vacation Rentals Are Situated on About Four Miles of Island
Wrightsville Beach vacation rentals are located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. This area is one of the cleanest and most well-kept places for sunbathing and beach activities. Wrightsville Beach condos are about 12 miles from Wilmington International Airport and the city of Wilmington. There is about four miles of island, including Harbor Island, where Wrightsville Beach lodging is located.
The Beginnings of the Yacht Club near Wrightsville Beach Vacation Rentals
The Island with Wrightsville Beach was first settled in 1853 with the Carolina Yacht Club. A train track was built on Harbor Island which helped to bring Wilmington residents to the beach for vacations. Since these early times, many have come from Wilmington and other areas to enjoy the quiet village town atmosphere. Visitors to
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can take a historical tour with the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. The museum is a short drive from Wrightsville Beach condos on Salisbury Street. There is also some more recent history for visitors to Wrightsville Beach lodging to learn about, such as the reconstruction that occurred after six hurricanes affected the island.
Wrightsville Beach Condos Are Perfectly Close to the Beach
Wrightsville Beach condos are the perfect places to be close to the beach. Some of the
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are within 100 yards of the shore while others are even closer. The beach is the gateway to surf competitions, recreational surfing, scuba diving, walking, sunbathing, and beach volleyball. For those who want to rent a boat, it is possible to dive off shore or go deep sea fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Birdwatching and dolphin watching are also on the list of activities for visitors to this area.
A Day in Wilmington away from Wrightsville Beach Lodging
It is worth a trip into Wilmington for any visitor to Wrightsville Beach lodging. Wilmington is well known for its appearance in the TV show "Dawson’s Creek." It is also home to UNC-Wilmington which has a top marine biology program. Battleship North Carolina, Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts, Burgwin- Wright House and Garden, and Cape Fear Museum are places to see.
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