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.

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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Founded in 1956, the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society's mission is to disseminate knowledge of the region's rich historical significance. LCFHS…

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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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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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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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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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At the University of North Carolina Wilmington, passionate and engaged teaching, learning and research matter. UNCW is unique in its dedication to…

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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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Catawba Brewing Co's 5th tasting room opened in Wilmington North Carolina spring 2021. Their products are found in eco-friendly cans and kegs in four…

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We strive to provide a unique plate of food served in a casual setting that we think you will enjoy. During our breakfast and lunch service we ask…

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

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

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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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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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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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Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is the number one real estate company in Southeastern North Carolina.

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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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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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Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q is a quick service restaurant chain in North Carolina serving fried chicken and Eastern North Carolina barbecue, with…

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

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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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Where art and fun meet you will find the Bryand Gallery. Showcasing the photo-art of local artist Mike Bryand we exhibit and sell an eclectic…

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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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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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Family-run zoo in business for 50+ years housing 75+ species of animals from around the world.

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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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WILMINGTON'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN SPORTS PUB

As seen on "Dawson's Creek"

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Consistently voted "Best in Wilmington" for years by Encore, Star News and more, we love being able to offer our customers the very best in Home Decor…

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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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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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Downtown neighborhood bar that loves our new and regular friends! 
Always great prices and specials with an open courtyard and full bar out back.
TVs…

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

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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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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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We strive to provide a unique plate of food served in a casual setting that we think you will enjoy. During our breakfast and lunch service we ask…

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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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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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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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Marina  Grill is an original, locally owned and operated restaurant on the Cape Fear River and next door to Port City Marina. The spectacular setting…

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