Wilmington, NC, Guide and Information

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Wilmington, NC Guide

About Wilmington

Located at the mouth of the Cape Fear River on the Atlantic coast, Wilmington, North Carolina, combines a long and storied history with beaches, vibrant nightlife and cultural opportunities, and a myriad of opportunities to play in the water. From stand-up paddleboard and surfing lessons on Pleasure Island, to enjoying live performing arts at Thalian Hall or the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, visitors will find plenty of things to do in Wilmington.

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Airlie Gardens, a premiere garden of the coastal South features 67 acres of walking paths, formal gardens, seasonal blooms, mighty live oaks, historic…

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  • 300 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, NC

An experience you won't find at any other restaurant in Wilmington or Durham - unique, nostalgic and fun...FONDUE! The Little Dipper menu includes…

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  • 138 S. Front Street, Wilmington, NC

Moored in quiet dignity and majesty the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckons visitors to walk her decks…

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  • 1 Battleship Road, Wilmington, NC

WILMINGTON'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN SPORTS PUB

As seen on "Dawson's Creek"

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  • 118 Princess St, Wilmington, NC

Welcome to Pleasure Island, North Carolina! Discover our beaches, our history, and our hospitality

Plan your summer vacation at Pleasure Island…

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  • 1121 N. Lake Park Blvd., Wilmington, NC

Bring It! Downtown and experience the Riverwalk, Live Theaters, Museums, Galleries, Ped Art, Tours, Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Cruises, Festivals…

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Located in Historic Downtown, the Front Street Brewery is Wilmington's only Restaurant with its own Brewery. Our staff takes pride in offering fresh…

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  • (910) 251-1935
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  • 9 Front Street, Wilmington, NC

Downtown neighborhood bar that loves our new and regular friends! 
Always great prices and specials with an open courtyard and full bar out back.
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  • 31 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC

A sweet spot on the Carolina Beach boardwalk. We make fresh, handmade gelato everyday. Our flavors change daily so check in to see what's available…

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  • 11 Boardwalk Ave, Carolina Beach, NC

The Black Cat Shoppe is an unusual, quirky, unique, cool and funny gift store. Defy the norm! Become a gift-giving-hero with our randomly inspired fun

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  • 8 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

Narrated sightseeing tours, dinner cruises & private charters on the Cape Fear River. Featuring the Captain J.N. Maffitt, The John Knox, and Jacob's…

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  • 101 S Water St, Wilmington, NC

 

Floating on a barge along the Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington, Anne Bonny's Bar & Grill specializes in calabash-style seafood, shareable…

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  • 106 S Water St, Wilmington, NC

The Burgwin-Wright House & Gardens is a place 'where now meets then.'
A place where you can connect with history, take a guided tour of the museum…

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  • 224 Market St, Wilmington, NC

The Wilmington Railroad Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dependent on the generosity of folks like you to allow us to preserve the

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  • 505 Nutt St., Wilmington, NC

The Cape Fear Region is known for its legendary pirates who enjoyed their rum cake almost as much as their rum! We bake our cakes daily with the…

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  • 225 S Water St, Suite F, Wilmington, NC

Our Mission is to Enhance the Community, Assist the artist, Contribute to the Revitalization of Wilmington, Preserve Wilmington's commercial

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  • 200 Willard St, Wimington, NC

The George is the only riverfront restaurant in Downtown Wilmington, NC featuring "dock and dine". The menu offers Southern Coastal cuisine featuring…

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  • 128 South Water Street, Wilmington, NC

Just imagine a beer and wine festival shrunk down into one room! We want to give you the freedom to taste a wide selection of beers without the wait.

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  • 201 N Front St, G101, Wimington, NC

D+M’s elegantly informal setting coupled with craft cocktails, and shared plates inspired by multifarious cuisine infuses the culture of community…

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  • 33 S Front Street, 3rd Floor, Wilmington , NC

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, operates more than 1,100 grocery stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. Our company…

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  • 6932 Market St. Suite A, Wilmington, NC

What's Inside? Some of the most popular AND some of the most unique gift and home decor lines you'll EVER see! All with a "beachy" attitude! Don't…

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  • 800 St. Joseph Street, Wilmington, NC

The Ghost Walk began researching Wilmington, NC ghosts in 1978 and tours began in 1999. In 2009 the tour was named one of the Top 5 Ghost Walks in…

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  • 8 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

A Great Place to Wine & Dine in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC! Follow us on Instagram @PilotHouseCapeFear

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  • 2 Ann St., Wilmington, NC

We've turned The Patty Wagon Food Truck into a bar/restaurant. All of your favorites, some new menu items and a full bar. It's Fork n Delicious!!!

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  • 122 Market St, Wilmington, NC

Elijah's is located on the Cape Fear Riverwalk - stop by for a meal and enjoy views of the river. A true American Grill & Oyster Bar with Outdoor…

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  • 2 Ann St., Wilmington, NC

We surf, we SUP, and we love healthy stuff! Join us at Wrighsville Beach’s hottest spot for cooling off with your favorite organic juice, superfood…

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  • (910) 679-8027
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  • 222 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC

The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. (OIMF) is a non-profit organization with two facilities, the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium…

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  • 21 East Second St. OIB,, Sunset Beach, NC

Dead Crow Comedy Room is Eastern North Carolina's only full time comedy club, which is formerly known as Nutt Street Comedy Room…

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  • 265 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC

Inspired by the unmistakable colors of the southern tradition, Bourbon St gives life to the magical experience of Mardi Gras right here in Wilmington…

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  • 35 N Front St, Wimington, NC

120 Ukuleles in our Shop. Offering Lessons and accessories for you to enjoy the Ukulele.

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  • (910) 538-3419
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  • 203 Racine Drive Suite 205, Wilmington, NC

Voted Best Breakfast experience on Pleasure Island. Open Daily. Make sure you ask for our ;Famous Sweet Potato Pancakes . Check out the New Healthy…

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  • 102 south lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC

604 N Forth Street was built in 1907 by architect H. L. Bonitz and builder R. H. Brady. This historic building in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina…

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  • 604 N 4th St, Wimington, NC

At Candles Etc. we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality products at affordable prices. Candles Etc. is your premier source in the…

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  • 25 Market St, Wimington, NC

Located on the second floor of the historic Roudabush building in downtown Wilmington, NC  YoSake features the best sushi along with a full pan-Asian…

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  • 33 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC

Coastal Massage & Bodywork is Wilmington’s favorite spa to visit for relaxing, rejuvenating, and therapeutic massage, facials, and body treatments.

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  • 7205 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC

Luxurious, 113-room hotel provides you with amenities found only in much larger resorts. We have two pools, one outdoor and one indoor heated pool…

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Museum of the bizarre is a fun fantastic museum of oddities and wonder fun for the whole family for all ages especially kids .  Be sure to check out…

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  • 201 S Water St, Wilmington, NC

Wilmington's only piano bar and lounge featuring live entertainment, craft cocktails, and a sophisticated atmosphere. Located at 115 South Front…

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  • 115 S Front St, Wimington, NC

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science's founding collection dates to 1898. Over the years, the Museum has grown and changed. It began collecting…

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  • 814 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

When the seasons, weather, regulations, or customer demand changes we seek out new fisherman and fisheries to roll with the tide.We have almost ten…

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  • 1515 Marstellar St, Wilmington, NC

Tregembo Animal Park is South Eastern North Carolina's oldest zoo. The Tregembo family has owned and operated the zoo in the same location for over 50…

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  • (910) 392-3604
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  • 5811 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC

Locally owned Spice Merchants franchise offering spices, in store hand mixed spice blends, loose leaf teas, oils and vinegars, and gifts.

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  • 20 Market St, Wilmington, NC

Casey’s Buffet has become a tradition in Wilmington, NC. We love that folks stop by our lunch and dinner buffets to chew the fat and spend quality…

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  • 5559 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC

Check out the backdrop while sipping your favorite drink at the Rooftop Bar @ N Front Theatre.  

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  • 21 N Front St, Wimington, NC

The Bellamy Mansion is one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum architecture. It was built on the eve of the Civil War by free…

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  • 503 Market St, Wilmington, NC

Much like our founders Lou and Mary James Criscuolo, they're committed to supporting, nurturing, and developing a rich array of local talent and the…

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Cape Fear Seafood Company has been serving diners in Southeastern NC for over ten years. Over the last decade CFSC has been recognized again and again…

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  • 5226 S. College Road Suite 5, Wimington, NC

Closest to ILM Airport. Free Hot Breakfast. Next to I-40, local beaches & UNCW!

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  The McLellan Livery Building was constructed in 1914 as a livery stable and is located in the Central Historic Business District of downtown…

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Summer Sands Suites is a favorite with visitors to beautiful Wrightsville Beach because of its central location and its clean and updated suites…

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There are two components surrounding the philosophy of Healthy Green Solutions, LLC. First, the primary person responsible for your health (and…

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Welcome Services has been helping new residents to this area since 1978. Whether you’re a new resident, a new business owner or both, we help you get…

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