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equipment rentals for a variety of
     aquatic sports. For more information, go
      5    Cycle the ultimate 11-mile                                     Things to Do
           River to the Sea Bikeway
     following the historic beach car line
     from downtown Wilmington to Johnnie
     Mercer’s Pier. Find more information at                   WATERFRONT DINING
           WATCH                      inshore explorations and deep-sea
      6    Here’s your ticket to nature’s   outings, there’s always something to catch!
           theater for views of American   For fishing charters and guides, go to
     oystercatchers, least terns, black
     skimmers and more at North Carolina                                   Wrightsville Beach
     Birding Trail sites: Mason Inlet Waterbird     Crystal Pier
     Management Area and Masonboro    Attached to the Oceanic Restaurant, the
     Island National Estuarine Research   Crystal Pier features an area for free public
     Reserve. For birding sites and tours, visit   fishing, outdoor dining and seasonal live or   music on Fridays and Sundays. 703 S.    Lumina Ave., 28480 .
           FISH                        : 910-256-5551
      7    Wrightsville Beach is a        Johnnie Mercer’s Pier
           treasure island for anglers   The state-of-the-art, all-concrete pier
     year-round. From pier fishing, surf   extends 1,200 feet into the ocean and
     fishing and shell fishing, to trolling,   offers a snack bar, game area and
                                      bathrooms. 23 E. Salisbury St.,
                                       : 910-256-2743
                                             KITEBOARD /
                                        8    SURF / SUP
                                             Named one of the ten best
                                      surf towns in America by Coastal
                                      Living, Wrightsville Beach is the perfect
                                      watersports destination. Outside
                                      magazine ranks it among the top “Stateside
                                      SUP Hubs.” When the wind is good,
                                      kiteboarders should check out jetties at
                                      the south end or Shell Island on the north
                                      end of the beach. To locate an outfitter
                                      that offers lessons and equipment, go to
       • 800-650-9132
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