Filmed in Southport, NC-- Home of the fourth of July parade-- in the summer of 2012. Ryan's Port Market was built (and burnt) for the film at Brunswick Street at the Yacht Basin. Check out the locations of other Nicholas Sparks film adaptations-- The Lucky One, The Notebook, Dear John, A Walk to Remember, The Longest Ride, and The Last Song.
Restaurant where Katie works.
Katie's house was built for the film on pleasant oaks plantation.
Alex and Katie go canoeing.
Alex and Katie come in from the rain.