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Historic District, Wilmington
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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. Before you head to Wilmington, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Wilmington family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Wilmington has to offer, including Historic District.
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  • Love everything about this town. The restaurants are amazing to all the little stores. Something for everyone. Coming back with the kids! 
  • We loved the ice cream in a waffle cone. Waffle cones were warm and fresh. One scoop was surely enough and the price was reasonable for the serving size. Definitely will revisit again when in the area...  more »
  • We opted for the trolley over the carriage tour and are glad we did. Kim the tour guide was fantastic with great stories and knowledge of Wilmington. He answered all of our questions and threw in seve...  more »