Historic District, Wilmington

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#1 of 11 in Neighborhoods in North Carolina
Historic District offers a window into the 19th and 20th centuries. The neighborhood features 151 buildings, many of which are three-story, red-brick townhouses. Others are wooden Victorian homes with large front porches. You'll also see some grander homes that played a role in the town's early history. Look for historical markers that identify these houses and tell their stories. Consider touring the neighborhood on a horse-drawn tram with a guide. After browsing the boutiques, head to the cozy bars. Using our world travel planner, Wilmington attractions like Historic District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Perfect day for a carriage ride. Enjoyed listening to our guide. Nice break from waking around on our own to see and hear about historic Wilmington. Recommend if you are tired of walking  more »
  • We took the horse drawn carriage tour that was really nice with Dan our tour guide. The slow-paced ride allowed us time to sit back and enjoy the history of this great town.  more »
  • Wilmington does a fine job of preserving its historic areas in a welcoming way. We were just here for a quick overnight, but we took the time to explore some of the downtown areas. They were getting r...  more »

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