The Area: Brunswick County, NC

Brunswick County, nestled in the south eastern corner of North Carolina, is not you typical coastal community area. Tucked away between Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Wilmington, North Carolina, the Brunswick Beaches are a hidden treasure just waiting on your discovery! The Brunswick Beaches are made up of barrier islands and charming coastal towns with views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Each of the Brunswick Beaches boasts a unique charm.

You will love the area and the many things to do. Whether you’re planning a day trip, weekend getaway or weeklong vacation, there’s no shortage of things to do in North Carolina. There’s a depth and a richness – new attractions to explore, familiar activities to experience in fresh ways – that draws visitors back here to connect year after year.

Fill your calendar with anticipation! Search the list of happenings to plan your exploration around a signature event or browse things to do in North Carolina this weekend. You’ll find visitor favorites like Mayberry Days, the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, fall festivals, Fourth of July fireworks and much more.

A story at every stop: the Blue Ridge Parkway travels 252 miles in North Carolina’s mountains, with ample exits for weekend getaways from Asheville to Boone. Cities like Charlotte, Durham and Greensboro exude rich character perfect to explore on a romantic escape. Coastal towns like Shallotte, Ocean Isle Beach, Calabash, Wilmington, and Myrtle Beach blend modern charm and history. And 300 miles of beaches guarantee family fun from the Outer Banks to Bald Head Island to Emerald Isle.