Wilmington’s Historic Downtown and River District is a great place to spend the day. Stroll along the two-mile Riverwalk, shop some of the boutiques, sit on a patio of one of the many restaurants, and more. The historic building, WWII Battleship and the marina make for a lovely setting.
Beachgoers are drawn to Wilmington for the breathtaking beaches that dot the shore, including Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.
Wilmington has a thriving art scene from the galleries, museums, festivals and music experiences at the amphitheaters, there is something for everyone and it really highlights the culture of this town.
Things To Do
Wilmington’s Riverwalk • Stroll down the Riverwalk and take in all the things that make this area great!
Sail Wilmington • Cruise down the cape fear river and take it all in from a different view.
Wrightsville Beach • Spend the day on the beach and basking in the sunshine. You can even catch a wave, as it's known for the surf.
Children’s Museum of Wilmington • Great place to let a child’s imagination run wild as they explore the science center.
The George on Riverwalk • Southern
What the foodies order • Blackened Mahi Mahi
128 S. Water St. • 910.763.2052 $$
Oceanic • Seafood
What the foodies order • Diver Scallops
703 S. Lumina Ave. • 910.256.5551 $$
Cooper Penny • American
What the foodies order • Southwest Burger
109 Chestnut St. • 910.762.1373 $$
Tower 7 Mexican Grill • Latin
What the foodies order • Baha Fish Tacos
4 N. Lumina Ave. • 910.256.8585 $$
Indochine • Thai
What the foodies order • Yellow Curry
7 Wayne Dr. • 910.251.9229 $$
Osteria Cicchetti • Italian
What the foodies order • Ciopinno
1125 Military Cutoff Rd. • 910.256.7476 $$
Crust • American
What the foodies order • Ghostface Fillah and Soup
124 Princess St. • 910.399.1263 $-$$