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Wilmington

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Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes. If you stay in the city for more than a day during a driving trip along the coast, you can explore the riverfront during the night--when the area becomes a playground for students, tourists, celebrities, and craft beer lovers. The town houses so many movie studios that some have started calling it "Wilmywood." Popular TV series "Dawson's Creek" was filmed there, as was the blockbuster "Iron Man 3." Customize your holiday with our United States trip planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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Popular things to do in Wilmington

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Battleship North Carolina
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Airlie Gardens
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Duration: 2 hours
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Neighborhood
Historic District
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Landmark
Riverwalk
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Wilmington

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Aquarium
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher Kure Beach
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Island
Topsail Island Surf City
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Pier / Boardwalk
Carolina Beach Boardwalk Carolina Beach
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Wilmington

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Cape Fear Serpentarium
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Wilmington Railroad Museum
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Duration: 2 hours
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Theme Park
Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Playground
Hugh McRae Park
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Wilmington

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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Food Tour
Food Tours
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Duration: 2 hours
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Wildlife Area
Sea Turtle Camp
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Wilmington

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Historic Site
Poplar Grove Plantation
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Wilmington National Cemetery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Church
The Basilica Shrine of St. Mary
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cemetery
Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Breweries & Distilleries in Wilmington

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Brewery
Broomtail Craft Brewery
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Brewery
Waterline Brewing Company
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Duration: 2 hours
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Brewery
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Brewery
Front Street Brewery
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Duration: 1 hour
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Boat Tour
Shamrock Sailing Adventures
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Neighborhood
Downtown Wilmington
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Architectural Building
Bellamy Mansion
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Noni Bacca Winery
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

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