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Robert Ruark Inn added to Southport Christmas Collection by artist Ricky Evans!

Tweet Ricky Evans chose the Robert Ruark Inn for this year’s addition to the Southport Christmas Collection! Rick and I were thrilled to find out and are so honored to have the Inn in the collection. Ricky is such an incredible artist. He and Debbie add so much to Southport, the entire area and well […]

Halloween Southport Style!

Tweet It wouldn’t be Halloween without some vintage cars, costumes and pirates galore! Lots of fun with the Cape Fear Cruisers and their classic cars and lots of activities and contests during the day! Then…down at the The Provision Company in the Yacht Basin starting at six, lots of good foo, drinks and music. Watching […]

First ADA accessible kayak launch opens in Brunswick County

Tweet Very happy to see the attached article in the recent “Visit NC NewsLink.” Photo courtesy of Hannah Leyva/Port City Daily) First ADA accessible kayak launch opens in Brunswick County   Last week, a public launch was unveiled at William S. “Bill” Smith Park in Oak Island, reports Port City Daily. According to officials, it […]

Thank you so very much!!!

Tweet We are so very grateful for all our guests and for all the recent calls we have received to see how we did through the storm. The Robert Ruark Inn and Southport overall fared so much better than other areas in our State and along the southeastern coast.  The Inn and the City were […]

October in Southport is a favorite!

Tweet Beautiful blue skies in Southport this week! We continue to pray for all those inland towns that are still dealing with flooding but are oh so very grateful that Southport was spared. It is nice to have guests back at the Inn enjoying the month of October which is gorgeous in Southport!  It’s truly […]

Southport is thankful for being spared!

Tweet The Happiest Seaside Town of 2015 (named by Coastal Living Magazine) was one of the luckiest Seaside Towns in 2016. We are so grateful that Southport was spared the wrath of Hurricane Mathew.  Many prayers and well wishes to all those (US and Caribbean) neighbors who did not fare as well. We are so grateful […]

Southport Winterfest in December!

Tweet So many great events planned around Southport in December! Just a quick reminder for all our guests following our blog, we will start booking up for the December 9 & 10 weekend soon. We have three rooms left right now. This is the weekend with the parade (Friday night) and the Historic House Tour, […]

Proud to Support Raise the Ruff Fundraiser for Paw’s Place

Tweet Paws Place Poster RTR 2016 – Final As many of you know, Rick & I are passionate about doggy adoption and how it not only saves the precious lives of a dogs but it often saves human lives. At the least, an adopted pet can enrich and endear our lives! We were blessed this […]

Robert Ruark Inn reaches Service Excellence Milestone TripAdvisor!

Tweet We are proud to announce that not only  has the Robert Ruark Inn received Trip Advisor’s Service Excellence Award for the past five years, it recently passed a significant milestone according to TripAdvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g49552-d1237147-Reviews-Robert_Ruark_Inn-Southport_North_Carolina.html The Robert Ruark Inn recently received its 200th review of Excellence! Linda Pukenas, one of the Inn’s owners said she and […]

Fun in Downtown Southport August 5 & 6!

Tweet A lot to enjoy this weekend Friday, August 5 and 6 in Historic Southport! Highlights include: http://www.cityofsouthport.com FRIDAY: Music in Franklin Park -free- 6-8 Friday Night Art Walk around downtown galleries & shops until 7 pm Flag Lowering at Waterfront Park (sunset 8:08) SATURDAY: “This is Our Town” Clean-up at Nash & Howe Streets […]