Get a bird's eye view when you climb one of the two lighthouses in NC's Brunswick Islands. The Oak Island Lighthouse (shown) was the brightest lighthouse in the US when originally constructed. It is the last lighthouse built in North Carolina.
When in Southport be sure to scout out the many locations used for filming in productions like the movie Safe Haven and TV show Under the Dome. Brochures are available at the Ft. Johnston - Southport Museum and Welcome Center.