Located along the shoreline where the White Oak River joins the ICW, this “Friendly City by the Sea” is a walkable waterfront community with a rich, maritime history dating back to the 1700s. Recent years have also brought tourism to this quaint town but its maritime history and quiet waterfront remain the same. While there is a relaxed pace to this small, seaside town, finding something fun to do in the warm coastal sun is as easy to do as finding the perfect seafood dinner with a view. We recommend Saltwater Grill (with public slips) for locally caught seafood and upscale fare for lunch, dinner or drinks at 99 Church St. (910-326-7300). Closed on Mondays.
If you the time, visit nearby Hammocks Beach State Park, an Island retreat with seasonal ferry service, a beach, campsites, outdoor showers and a snack bar.
The Waterway Guide Team has gained extensive boating knowledge over the years, and now we are sharing all of the tips, skills and tools we’ve picked up along the way!