"ICW Southport - the South Side of North Carolina" Southport by grandmaR
Southport Travel Guide: 19 reviews and 62 photos
We never actually stopped at Southport proper until the spring of 2002. Both times for the 2000/2001 trip we went to Bald Head instead. (See Bald Head pages) And on the way down in the fall of 2001 we went to a new marina south of Southport. We finally visited here in the spring of 2002
Southport has a historic district where one can walk around and see cottages like this one. There are also some museums and gallery.
But Southport for us is primarily a water front town. If you look carefully at the photo, you can see the blue Southport water tower past all the docks
- Pros:Historic Town
- Cons:Infrastructure on the water not always well kept
- In a nutshell:Harbor town
The rate was 95 cents a foot with a Boat US discount. They have floating docks for up to 8' draft. This marina is sort... more travel advice
The lighthouse is on Bald Head Island, and must be accessed by ferry from the mainland. It is lit at night, but not with... more travel advice
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