|Autumn's Perfect Swell|
|With plenty of action-packed events right here on the island, you can check out the latest in stand up paddleboarding (SUP), surfing, kite-boarding and kayaking at Wrightsville Beach, recently named one of the world's best surf towns by National Geographic for its consistently above-average surf conditions. Cheer on athletes or compete in the PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon, an internationally|
|recognized event recently named as one of the top 5 iron distance triathlons in the world by Triathlete Magazine.|
|Culture of Cool|
|Soak up suds at the Lighthouse Beer Festival and sample the area's finest cuisine from local restaurants, complete with an oyster roast at the first annual Taste of Wrightsville|
Beach. Paint the sky over the ocean with color from countless kites of unbelievable sizes and styles at the 5th Annual Cape Fear Kite Festival, and then board a scenic harbor cruise to catch the sun setting over the harbor.
Provided shared by Justin Donaton