The Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Wrightsville Beach on November 4 raised more than $164,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Wrightsville Beach is a barrier island wonderland featuring glorious beaches, great restaurants, dream homes and luxurious condos just minutes from the city of Wilmington. Ranging from 1,000 to 5,000 feet wide, this nearly four-mile stretch between Mason and Masonboro inlets features sound-to-sea views all along the way. Even better, Wrightsville Beach is a mere 10 miles from downtown Wilmington.
The off-season’s small-town feel swells when tourists and part-time residents return in spring, summer and early fall. Around 3,000 people live here permanently, but the population hits 30,000 during warmer months. Plenty of accommodations await, everything from by-the-beach motel rooms to oceanfront “sand castles.” The island is almost completely developed.