Directions to Oak Island, NC

Directions to Oak Island

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Older couple driving in convertibleMany a memory has been made on a family road trip and getting their can be half the fun!  Oak Island, North Carolina is conveniently located in Brunswick County, about 45 minutes north of Myrtle Beach, SC and 45 minutes south of Wilmington, NC.

Before you hit the open road, make sure you have all the necessities for an event-free trip by checking the following:

  • Full tank of gas
  • Check the oil and tire pressure
  • Cooler (drinks, water, snacks)
  • Maps / GPS
  • Books and magazines
  • Portable DVD player
  • DVDs
  • iPod or MP3 player
  • Blankets and pillows
  • Sketch pads and pens/pencils/crayons
  • Extra set of car keys
  • Flashlight w/ fresh batteries
  • Tire gauge

Once you arrive, stop by our office at 210 Country Club Drive in Oak Island to pick up a free area map to help you find your way around Southport and Oak Island during your visit.


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From the South

Follow US-17 North and turn RIGHT on Route 211 South in Supply, NC.  Travel 14 miles to NC-133 South (Long Beach Road) and turn RIGHT at the intersection. Once you cross the Intracoastal Waterway to Oak Island, the MRA office is just on the RIGHT at 210 Country Club Drive.


From the North

From I-40 East, take EXIT 416-A to I-140/US-17 South toward Brunswick County Beaches and US-17. Then follow US-421 South to NC-133 South (Long Beach Road) to Oak Island. Once you cross the Intracoastal Waterway to Oak Island, the MRA office is just on the RIGHT at 210 Country Club Drive.


From the Wilmington Airport (ILM)

Take a LEFT onto North 23rd Street. Turn RIGHT onto Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway / US-74 West. Merge onto NC-133 South following it to Oak Island.