55 FUN Things To Do In Wilmington, NC

Things to do in Wilmington

There is no shortage of amazing things to do in Wilmington, North Carolina. Visitors can enjoy a spooky ghost walking tour, visit a local distillery, catch some waves at the beach, or cruise down the Cape Fear River in this historic port town. It’s one of my favorite destinations in North Carolina, and we should …

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25 BEST Things To Do In Carolina Beach

Things to do in Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach is a fantastic place to travel to year-round. Every time we visit, we find there are so many things to do in Carolina Beach that it’s pretty easy to fill up every day of your vacation. Plus if you’re looking for more, the city of Wilmington is just a short drive away! Walking …

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25 BEST Things To Do In Topsail Island, NC


Topsail Island is a classic beach destination along the North Carolina coast. Thanks to its idealistic beaches and sleepy seaside towns, there is much to love about Topsail. Even the island’s name harkens back to days of pirates who would hide their boats in the channel between the island and the mainland. Only the ship’s …

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30 BEST Restaurants in Wilmington, NC (Downtown & Around)

If you’re a foodie searching for the best restaurants in Wilmington, North Carolina, we have got just the beach town bites for you. Besides being home to some of the best beaches in North Carolina, the town of Wilmington is a haven for culinary hotspots. As a coastal oasis, you may expect a plethora of …

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21 FUN Things to Do in Southport, NC

Things to do in Southport

The small seaside town of Southport is a hidden gem of coastal North Carolina. It fosters a quaint Southern atmosphere, with no shortage of warm hospitality or sunshine. While many venture to Wilmington or Carolina Beach, there are plenty of things to do in Southport and attractions to discover, even though the popular local option …

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20 Stops Along the Blue Ridge Parkway Drive To Enjoy


The Blue Ridge Parkway is known as “America’s favorite drive,” and we can attest to that! It’s 469 miles in total, starting with the stunning Shenandoah National Park and ending with the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway runs through 29 counties in both Virginia and North Carolina. Amidst them, there are countless …

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20 BEST Hotels in Wilmington, NC

best hotels in wilmington

There are plenty of fantastic hotels in Wilmington to stay at when planning a coastal trip. From boutique hotels in charming Downtown Wilmington to seaside resorts on Wrightsville Beach, there are no shortage of places to stay. Wilmington hotels come in every budget category. Though for the best rates, we recommend planning and booking in …

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12 BEST Coffee Shops In Wilmington, NC

best coffee shops in Wilmington

Years ago when I lived in Wilmington, there were hardly any coffee shops to enjoy – well, besides Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts of course. The coffee culture we know now hadn’t hit Port City quite yet. Now every time we visit family in Wilmington, I’m shocked by the number of hip and delicious coffee shops …

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21 BEST Things to Do in Wrightsville Beach

Best Things to do in Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach is a popular vacation destination located in southeastern North Carolina. It is known for being one of the best beaches in North Carolina, having a warm climate year-round, and a wide range of recreational activities. It’s only two hours from Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city, making it one of the most popular day trip …

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17 BEST Breweries in Wilmington to Enjoy a Beer


There are some amazing breweries in Wilmington, NC to enjoy. It may shock you that North Carolina is home to the largest number of breweries in Southern America! Wilmington has earned the moniker America’s beeriest beach town (it also has some of the best beaches in North Carolina). Enjoy a cold pint with a side …

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