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         Wilmington and its island beaches offer many ways to keep kids of all ages
          excited, engaged and entertained. From adventures aboard river boats
            and steering a WWII battleship to giant slides at a water park, a trip
                  packed full of family fun awaits kids and adults alike.

       OF WILMINGTON                        Splash your way through a fun day
         The museum immerses children in art   at this water park and lazy river for the
       and science to cooking and conservation   whole family. Or, race Go-Karts, climb a
       in fun ways. Enjoy magical and playful   rock wall, try your hand at miniature golf
       experiences for pre-school to elementary   and play laser tag.
       age, and their adult company.        WATER TOURS AND CRUISES

          WILMINGTON RAILROAD MUSEUM        Whether you enjoy a scenic sunset
         Explore more than 20 model trains,   cruise aboard Cape Fear River Boats’
       a life-size caboose and a 100-year-old   Henrietta, book the eco- and history-
       steam locomotive as you learn how the   focused Eagles Island Cruise from
       Atlantic Coast Line Railroad served the   Wilmington Water Tours or just take
       city from its inception. Kids can build their   the Bizzy Bee water taxi to Battleship
       own train tracks in the play area.  NORTH CAROLINA, kids and adults
                                          alike enjoy getting out on the water.
          CAPE FEAR MUSEUM OF HISTORY     Charter a custom Epic Excursions sunset
       AND SCIENCE                        cruise out of Wrightsville Beach or set
         Become an astronaut in Space Place or   sail on Soundside Adventure’s Island
       get a selfie with a model of a 20-foot-tall   Hopper Cruise to explore Money Island,
       ground sloth. Do all this and more as you   Masonboro Island Reserve and more.
       explore more than 57,000 items at the   Enjoy a family-friendly narrated sunset
       state’s oldest museum that is dedicated   cruise or seasonal pirate cruise out of
       to the region’s rich history and culture.   Carolina Beach aboard Island Cruise’s
                                          Caribbean-style two-level catamaran.
         The world’s greatest sea weapon when
       commissioned in 1941, the ship saw
       action in every major Pacific battle during
       WWII. Take a self-guided tour of nine
       levels of living spaces, mess decks and
       more. Reserve a spot on the Second Deck
       tour to learn about life aboard ship.
         With more than 2,500 animal residents,
       the NC Aquarium is a ready-made
       adventure. See alligators, sting rays,       To discover all the things you can do
       sharks, otters, sea turtles and more.        with the family in Wilmington and
       Reserve tickets in advance online and        our island beaches, scan the QR code.
       add on a behind-the-scenes tour.
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