The southeastern tip of Brunswick County is located at the South Carolina state line, making a trip to the tourist mecca of Myrtle Beach an easy ride. Myrtle Beach offers several major outlet malls, restaurants, shopping and family attractions. There are also several concert venues making for a great night out before heading back to relaxation in the Brunswick Islands.
Wilmington is a historic river town that is located to the north of Brunswick County and offers a large register of historic homes and a downtown riverfront. You will also find lots of restaurants, shopping and a booming nightlife in this city. Another attraction located in Wilmington, is the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, from World War II, which rests on the banks of the Cape Fear River. If you are in the area, you should also visit the Cape Fear Museum, Thalian Hall and Screen Gems Studios.