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    Wilmington   Wilmington

        A city that flows with the river

                                          walking tours through Wilmington’s
           With its charming setting on the   charming, 230-plus block National Register
            Cape Fear River, Wilmington is   Historic District. Find the undiscovered on a
            one Southern destination with   Hollywood Location or Ghost Walk. Explore
          something for everyone. Authentic   the area’s many unique and historical
                                          attractions including Battleship NORTH
          heritage blends with modern design   CAROLINA, named one of the “Best Museum
                and new attractions.      Ships” by Destinations Travel Magazine, or
                                          Airlie Gardens’ 67 acres of period gardens
           A walkable river district and easy access   and lakes, seasonal butterfly house, or
        to shops, cafes and entertainment make   Wilmington’s oldest living resident, the 472-
        Wilmington a must-see Southern destination,   year old Airlie Oak.
        on par with Charleston and Savannah.
           Voted America’s Best Riverfront,
        Wilmington is ushering in a new era of
        vitality and experiences. While maintaining
        a timeless character and preserved historic
        places, Wilmington’s River District within the
        city’s walkable downtown mingles Victorian
        and antebellum architecture with new
        attractions like The Shell, an event pier at the
        Port City Marina, hotels and restaurants, and
        a future waterfront park – all connected by
        the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk.
           Revisit the past and take a horse-drawn
        carriage ride, trolley, Segway or guided   HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TOURS
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