staycation this summer at brunswick forest
June 29, 2015Brunswick Forest
The beauty of retiring to a tourist destination is that you can live like you are on vacation year round! “Staycation” this summer at Brunswick Forest and enjoy all of the fantastic amenities in this award-winning community as well as the best the surrounding area has to offer.
ENJOY COMMUNITY AMENITIES
It’s not necessary to leave the community to have a great time this summer! Enjoy all of Brunswick Forest’s amenities like our more than 100 miles of walking, biking and nature trails, and our 18,000 square foot Fitness and Wellness Center equipped with aerobics studio, locker rooms, showers, steam room, massage rooms, lounge with snack bar, and indoor and outdoor saltwater pools. Play an early morning round of golf at our award-winning golf course designed by renowned golf architect, Tim Cate. Afterward, take a dip in one of our community pools, including the new Hammock Pool, located in Shelmore. This summer, you can also get in on the latest craze in sports at our new pickleball courts, located next to the clubhouse at Cape Fear National.
Head to area beaches this summer for some fun in the sun! Brunswick Forest is conveniently located just 20 minutes from beautiful local beaches. While you are there, take a paddleboard lesson, learn how to surf or simply soak up the North Carolina sunshine.
ENJOY LOCAL SUMMERTIME TREATS
Vacation is the perfect time to enjoy special summer treats, and your staycation shouldn’t be any different! Head to downtown Wilmington to one of the city’s most famous ice cream shops, Kilwins, for original recipe ice cream, the world’s best Mackinac Island fudge, original recipe caramel apples and waffle cones made right inside the store!
JUNGLE RAPIDS FAMILY FUN PARK
Have kids or grandkids visiting this summer? Let them join in on the staycation fun with a trip to Jungle Rapids in Wilmington! This outdoor park boasts a water park, laser tag, jungle gym with ball room, amusement rides, go-karts and more.
Southeastern North Carolina has a number of local fishing charter companies who specialize in both offshore and deep water fishing expeditions. Group rates are often available to charter a vessel for a day of fishing, so grab your Brunswick Forest neighbors and head out for a day on the ocean!
BOARDWALK AND SEASIDE AMUSEMENT PARK
The Carolina Beach Boardwalk is one of the area’s top summer attractions and a must-see for your Brunswick Forest staycation! The newly-expanded boardwalk was recently ranked as one of the top 10 boardwalks in the country by Food & Wine Magazine and made Budget Travel’s 2013 list of America’s Most Awesome Boardwalks.