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Southport Travel Guide

The city of Southport is found in Brunswick County, North Carolina. This coastal city offers fresh sea air, history, art galleries, recreation and fantastic shopping experiences. In particular, vacationers love the water sports on offer, such as kayaking and wandering along the waterfront. What’s more, shopaholics will love the local and unique shopping opportunities in Southport, including antique stores and charming boutiques. Foodies aren’t left out either, with local seafood shacks to fine dining experiences.

Things to Do in Southport

The Waterfront Park is perfect for a leisurely stroll, with the picturesque Riverwalk and stunning views of Cape Fear. At the Southport Marina there is the opportunity to get out on the water, with boat rentals, tours and fishing charters. To enjoy some local history and the 250 year old fortress, head to the fort Johnston Museum and Visitors Center. In addition, visitors will be fascinated by the Old Brunswick County Jail that is open to exploration. For history buffs that enjoy learning about the Civil War and the American Revolution, there is the NC Maritime Museum.

Best Time to Visit Southport

The best time to visit Southport is during the spring and fall months when the weather is pleasant and there are less summer crowds.

Price and Availability Index in Southport

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Southport is in August, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Southport is in the high season in July. Southport has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Southport tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Southport tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Southport

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Southport. The warmest months in Southport are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 18 ˚F. The wettest month in Southport is August with 7.45 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.87 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Southport

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more. Southport has 660 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Southport comes in at $45 per night. A typical accommodation in Southport costs on average $217 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Southport can pick from 204 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 16 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 16 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Southport? Then choose one of the 186 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 26 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 44 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Southport accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 140 places to stay from VRBO, 60 accommodations from Airbnb and 8 places to stay from Homeaway.

464 accommodations in Southport have been reviewed: 70% are rated excellent or good. 280 accommodations allow instant booking.

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