North Carolina Attractions August 11, 2017
The Tiny North Carolina Town That’s One Of The Happiest Places In America
There are certain small towns that you visit where you quickly realize why all of the locals are wearing bright smiles on their faces. It’s not hard to see why websites like
House Beautiful have recognized North Carolina’s very own Southport for being one of the happiest small towns in America; it’s a beautiful place that’s full of charm and things to do. If you’ve yet to visit this scenic destination, find out why locals are so happy to call this place home.
Located just over a half-hour south of Wilmington along the southern coast, the 2.2 square mile town of Southport is an absolute delight.
Situated along the shores of the Cape Fear River, Southport is home to roughly 3,000 residents who are as happy as they could ever be.
Southport attracts visitors and shutterbugs from all over who are looking to soak up and photograph this scenic town's beauty for themselves.
You'll find a variety of tours that you can take in town, like the Surf Tours of Southport that will share the town's history and bring you to sites to that have been used as filming locations for popular TV show and movies.
On a sunny day you'll find plenty of people hanging out at the Southport Pier, where you can walk out and get a better view of the water and views of the town.
And how could our residents not be so happy to live here when they are so many different places to eat by the water, like Fishy Fishy Cafe!
So, who's ready to escape to this breathtaking town that's right here in the Tar Heel State?
Almost all of our residents who live in Southport walk, bike or use golf carts to get from Point A to Point B. With everything you need falling within a short distance, you'll love getting to stretch your legs and explore all that there is to see in this small town. From streets lined with beautiful oak trees to waterfront shops and restaurants, you'll find it nearly impossible to pull yourself away from Southport.
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