Sitting on the Cape Fear River in North Carolina, Wilmington is a thriving port city. If you're looking for beaches and unspoiled natural areas, you'll find this and more in Wilmington.

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Studio Downtown Wilmington
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

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4.9
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The Bali House - a tropical paradise in North Carolina!
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Garden · Pool · Pets allowed

Soak up the beauty of Wilmington in our Cottage, The Bali House - a tropical paradise in North Carolina!. With a range of amenities such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Pets allowed, you'll feel right at home.

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Extended Stay America Suites - Wilmington - New Centre Drive
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a memorable stay in Wilmington? Our Hotel might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more during your stay.

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4.3
Excellent(388 Reviews)
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3star
Best Western Plus Coastline Inn
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

This Hotel in Wilmington, is the right price for your (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) today!

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4.7
Outstanding(242 Reviews)
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Luxury Condo on the River-Million Dollar View!
3 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Experience vacation in Wilmington with our Apartment, Luxury Condo on the River-Million Dollar View!. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.1
Excellent(710 Reviews)
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3star
Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Soak up the beauty of Wilmington in our Hotel, Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. With a range of amenities such as Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, you'll feel right at home.

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4.3
Excellent(610 Reviews)
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3star
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington Wrightsville Beach
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Hotel in Wilmington, for $71 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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4.4
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington/Mayfaire, NC
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Experience vacation in Wilmington with our Hotel, Homewood Suites by Hilton Wilmington/Mayfaire, NC. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Fireplace, and more.

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Wilmington travel guide

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Frequently asked questions

About Wilmington

Southern charm runs rampant through Wilmington, and the city's history is readily apparent in its historic structures. Get out to explore this engaging and welcoming city while you're there.
  • Downtown: The Cape Fear River runs right through downtown Wilmington, helping to create a bustling environment. Restaurants line the streets and the river, offering a wide array of delicacies.
  • Historic District: Wilmington is proud of its rich history, and the buildings that still stand today tell a fascinating story. Designated as a National Register Historic District, you'll also find a pleasing array of new architecture as well that seems to work.
  • Midtown: The attractions pick up speed as you leave downtown, so get ready for theme parks and water parks in Midtown. Shopping and golfing are also well-represented.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Wilmington, NC?

Wilmington, NC is a beautiful coastal city with plenty of attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Wilmington, NC:

  • The Bellamy Mansion Museum & Gardens
  • Cape Fear River Walk
  • Battleship North Carolina
  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens

These attractions offer something for everyone, from history buffs to nature lovers. Wilmington is a great place to explore and experience the rich culture and history of the area.

How can I get around in Wilmington, NC?

You can get around Wilmington, NC by:

  • Car - Wilmington has many roads, highways, and freeways.
  • Bus - Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority (Wave Transit) operates bus routes throughout the city.
  • Bike - There are several bike lanes and trails in and around Wilmington.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Wilmington, NC?

For affordable accommodation in Wilmington, NC, consider the following:

What is the culture like in Wilmington, NC?

Wilmington, NC is a vibrant city with an exciting culture. The city is known for its beautiful beaches, historic sites, and vibrant art scene. Here are 5 points about culture in Wilmington, NC:

  • It is a popular destination for travelers, with its mild climate and miles of beaches.
  • The city has many art galleries, museums, and performing arts venues.
  • It is home to a thriving film industry, and many movies and TV shows have been filmed in the area.
  • Wilmington is known for its eclectic and diverse food scene, with restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.
  • The city is home to a variety of festivals and events throughout the year, including the Cape Fear Jazz Festival and the North Carolina Jazz Festival.

Is Wilmington, NC safe to travel to?

Wilmington, NC is generally a safe place to travel to. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when traveling there:

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Keep your valuables secure and out of sight.
  • Be aware of any areas that may be more dangerous than others.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Wilmington, NC?

The popular shopping destinations in Wilmington, NC are:

  • Mayfaire Town Center
  • Independence Mall
  • Lumina Station

These locations offer a variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options.

Where is Wilmington, NC?

Wilmington, NC is a coastal city located in the southeastern corner of North Carolina. It is situated on the banks of the Cape Fear River, and is home to a bustling port and a thriving downtown district. Wilmington is a popular tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches, historic sites, and vibrant culture.

What are the top things to do in Wilmington, NC?

Wilmington, NC is a great destination for a weekend getaway. Here are the top things to do:

  • Visit the Battleship North Carolina
  • Explore the Airlie Gardens
  • Take a tour of the Cape Fear Serpentarium
  • Stroll down the Riverwalk

From the battleship to the gardens, Wilmington has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for a relaxing day outdoors or an educational experience, you'll find it here.

What do I need to know before visiting Wilmington, NC?

Before visiting Wilmington, NC, it is important to know that the city is located along the Cape Fear River and has a rich history. It is home to a vibrant art and culture scene, a growing food and beverage industry, and a variety of outdoor activities and attractions. Here are some other tips to keep in mind:

  • Plan ahead – the most popular attractions can fill up quickly.
  • Be sure to bring appropriate clothing for the weather.
  • Check out the local events calendar to plan your visit around the city's festivities.

What is the price range for rentals in Wilmington?

Vacation rentals in Wilmington have a price range between $56-$2,987. The average price for rentals in Wilmington is $274 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Wilmington?

  • Air conditioner
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Internet / Wifi

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