Family Friendly Beaches, Water Sports, Shopping and Seafood in Pender County, North Carolina
Pender County, North Carolina is home to the family-friendly beaches of Topsail Island, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Black and Northeast Cape Fear River, where water sports and fishing abound. We are also home to rich history, farmer’s markets, seafood markets, boutiques and specialty shops.
Pender is home to several towns, including Surf City and Topsail Beach. Cross the iconic swing bridge and you will enter “Island Time” where the pace is slower. Pender County is also home to Burgaw, a historic town in which the Civil War Trails travel and the North Carolina Blueberry Festival is celebrated.
Pender County is our home and we welcome you. Pull up a beach chair. Or traverse the Coastal Crescent of the Mountains to Sea Trail. Take a cruise on the Intracoastal or go experience a deep-sea charter.