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If you go

If you go . . .

Where to stay

Robert Ruark Inn

119 North Lord St.

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Southport, N.C.


Rooms $130-$220 with breakfast.

Lois Jane’s Riverview Inn

106 West Bay St.


Restored 1890s home, $120-

$180 with breakfast.

Where to eat

Yacht Basin Provision Co.

130 Yacht Basin Drive


Plan to wait in line at Southport’s most popular seafood spot, $3.95-$10.95.

Fishy Fishy Cafe

106 Yacht Basin Drive


Lunch $6.95-$12.95, dinner $10.95-$24.95.

Moore Street Market

130 East Moore St.


Appears in “Safe Haven”; breakfast $3.50-$6, lunch $5-$7.50.

Ports of Call Bistro & Market

116 North Howe St.

910- 457-4544

Alex and Katie shared a romantic dinner here. Lunch $7.95-

$12.95, dinner $16.95-$32.95.

What to do

Southport Visitors Center and Museum

113 West Moore St.


Room devoted to “Safe Haven.”

Southport Tours

Leaves from visitors center


A 45-minute tour by golf cart, $10, no children under 8.

Historic Southport

Self-Guided Tour

Free brochure at visitors center.

Maritime Museum

204 East Moore St.


Ricky Evans Gallery

211 North Howe St.


The Adventure Co.

807-A Howe St.

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