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      Travel & Leisure named Wilmington, NC one of the “25 Best Weekend Getaways
        in the South.” The city’s scenic two-mile Riverwalk offers views of Battleship
        NORTH CAROLINA and breathtaking sunsets as you browse boutiques and
          enjoy fresh coastal cuisine on and beyond the award-winning riverfront.

        Rich in historic charm, the 230-block    Fort Fisher, or Jungle Rapids Family
      National Register Historic District   Fun Park.
      extending from the Riverwalk delivers      Immerse yourself in a thriving arts scene
      brick-lined streets traversed by horse-  through galleries, historic theaters and
      drawn carriage and trolley tours, moss-  performing arts centers.
      draped live oaks and Victorian        Take a river cruise, ghost walk, haunted
      and period architecture worthy of its   pub crawl or horse-drawn carriage
      historic district designation.      tour of historic homes in the 230-block
        Wilmington is the ideal starting point   downtown Historic District.
      for a trip, offering a thriving arts and      Taste the fresh, coastal flavors in the
      entertainment scene, galleries and    best of waterfront and outdoor dining as
      many locally owned restaurants, in one   the sun sets over the Cape Fear River or
      historic city.                      rises over the beaches.
        Just minutes from Wilmington you’ll find      Dance the night away to famed
      three island beaches – Carolina Beach,
      Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach –   musical acts at a riverfront or lakeside
      each with its own style and flair.   amphitheater, or sip your favorite
        This is not your average coastal    beverage at a lively speakeasy, brewpub,
      vacation as you won’t find common or    rooftop or island tiki bar.
      pre-packaged vacations here. Wilmington      Sign up for a sailing or surfing lesson,
      and its island beaches are especially   dive into the undersea world or just relax
      well-suited for mid-week and off-season   by the Atlantic Ocean.
      excursions when accommodations and      Pedal river-to-sea bikeways, hike the
      amenities offer opportunities for greater   scenic trails at two state parks and hit the
      savings and accessibility.          Ale Trail after the adventure.
          Explore beautiful gardens and     Historic Wilmington along with our
       museums recounting area history at Airlie   nearby island beaches promises no two
       Gardens, Fort Fisher State Historic Site,   vacations are alike. Come for a stay that
       Wilmington Railroad Museum and Cape   includes the year-round vibrancy of sights,
       Fear Museum of History and Science.  sounds and tastes or find greater savings
          Visit celebrated attractions such as the   and accessibility off-season. No matter the
       Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, Cameron   season, discover the best of the Carolina
       Art Museum, North Carolina Aquarium at   coast – all in one place.
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