Fun Things to Do In Wilmington, North Carolina

Ketki Dongare Jul 30, 2019
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Sitting on the banks of Cape Fear River, is the quaint city of North Carolina that offers a plethora of leisurely yet engrossing activities to make your day.

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The alluring town of Wilmington is an epitome to quintessential beauty, with a blend of history, culture and coastal charm.

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Explore the Quiet and Serene Beaches of Wilmington

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Head across the bridge to North Carolina's best beach, Wrightsville Beach. The white sandy beach, a pier jutting out into the sea, and a resort island, make this beach favorite amongst all.
Reconnect with nature and wildlife at the Kure Beach. Make a visit to the Fort Fisher Historic Site and deepen your history knowledge.

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Tour in the Historic Downtown of Wilmington

Wilmington is a city best toured on foot! Stroll on the scenic Riverwalk, banked around the Cape Fear River, endorsing an assortment of shops, markets, cafes, and restaurants.
The New Hanover County Courthouse is an architectural delight. The red bricked building with a clock tower stands distinct in the Downtown.
An epitome of antebellum architecture, the Bellamy Mansion Museum is a historic treasure with records of the Bellamy Family stories.

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The Historic Federal Building on the banks of the Cape Fear River is a classical style, sandstone building. Cruise in the River to get a glimpse of this fantastic structure.
Experience the cultural history and discover the past of Wilmington at the Cape Fear Museum.

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Visit the iconic landmark of Wilmington and North Carolina, the Battleship North Carolina.

Admire and Embrace the Natural Beauty of Wilmington

Words fail to describe the beauty and tranquillity of the historic Airlie Gardens, showcasing a colorful palette of blossoms, trees, and wildlife.
Take a full tour of the Poplar Grove Plantation, a historic site that is the oldest peanut plantation of the U.S. Don't forget to take a basket weaving lesson offered on site!

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With over 100 species, including special variety of animals such as the Bengal tiger, two-toed sloth, snow macaques, you'll see them all at Tregembo Animal Park.

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Choose from numerous water tours - board a water taxi, riverboats, or a cruise and sail along the Cape Fear River into the Downtown, or to any of the islands.