Tucked away just below the bustling city of Wilmington, at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, and just 45 minutes above the South Carolina state line, Southport is known for its laid-back coastal lifestyle.
Founded in 1792, Southport is a “quaint fishing village” with careful preservation of its’ colorful history. It boasts charming period homes, oak tree lined neighborhoods, and an eclectic array of gift and antique shops, museums, and art galleries. Sightseers and fishermen will enjoy the full service marinas, fishing piers, waterfront parks and the scenic river walk along the Cape Fear Riverfront. Convenient to nearby championship golf courses, tennis, and the pristine beaches of Wilmington, Oak Island, and Bald Head Island.
After working up an appetite, you can satisfy your senses at any of the numerous and varied casual and fine dining restaurants, both in town and along the waterfront. You can’t help but fall in love with this quaint village that has so much to offer everyone!