Southport is less than four square miles, so it's very walkable. More than 42 TV shows and movies have been filmed in Southport, so it's gotten the attention of producers. See for yourself what makes this place so special.
- Waterfront: The ocean and river provide an ideal setting for fishing and boating. Bars and restaurants offer waterfront views for sipping and dining. Go to Southport Pier and Riverwalk to hike trails and look for birds. Or sit on a bench and watch the boats cruise by during the day or at night.
- History: Southport's history dates back to 1782, so there's plenty to discover. Tour the Fort Johnston-Southport Museum, NC Maritime Museum and Old Brunswick County Jail.
- Art: Local artists have artwork displayed in Southport downtown stores. Some have work showcased at Franklin Square Gallery.