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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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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  • 9 Front Street, 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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  • 910-251-0433, 910-251-0433
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  • 138 S. Front Street, 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

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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  • 910-399-1492
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  • 265 N. Front Street, Wilmington, 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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  • 910-763-3172
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  • 33 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC

We are a small independent bookstore with lots of charm and warmth. We have great local and regional titles, unique gifts and a fun kids department.

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  • 910-762-4444
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  • 315 Nutt St, 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

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

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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  • (910) 343-1448
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  • 2 Ann St., Wilmington, NC

The spirit of community at Compass Pointe is palpable in the huge number of activities our residents share. A quick peek at the Activities Calendar…

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  • 888-717-6468
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  • 8178 Compass Pointe East Wynd NE, Leland, NC

RiverLights is a new master-planned community with three miles of the Cape Fear River frontage in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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  • 843-916-2000
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  • River Road , Wilmington, NC

A quaint beach boutique Spa in Carolina Beach, North Carolina on beautiful Pleasure Island. Massage, Body Wraps, Body Scrubs, Sauna, Reiki, Mobile…

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  • 910-795-8561
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  • 1206 N Lake Park Blvd, Suite G, Carolina Beach , 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

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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  • (910) 763-2052
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  • 128 South Water Street, 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

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

Perfect for rehearsal dinners, corporate events, holiday parties! The boutique venue is a perfect place for brides to get ready on their wedding…

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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 .

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  • 201 S Water St, Wilmington, 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

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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  • 910-508-1357
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  • 225 S Water St, Suite F, 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

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

Jet Skis are life for these two. Houston decided to pursue his passion of having fun on the water by opening North End Jet Ski Rentals in 2011…

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Belle Vue Wilmington is the perfect space for every event. With about 2000 square feet it is ideal for small intimate parties of 50 or less. Our new…

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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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WILMINGTON'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN SPORTS PUB

As seen on "Dawson's Creek"

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  • 118 Princess St, Wilmington, NC

A theatre arts complex and performance space featuring event driven entertainment with dinner. Box Office hrs. & current schedule on our website.

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Voted Wilmington's favorite Consignment Shop and favorite Antique Shop for 2017. That makes 16 years in a row!

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  • 3030 Market St, Wilmington, NC

Carolina Beach is a favorite beach for readers of AAA's Home & Away Magazine

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  • 910-458-8434
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  • 1121 N. Lake Park Blvd., Wilmington, NC

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

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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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  • 910-763-2634
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  • 505 Nutt St., Wilmington, NC

CPR Wilmington is able to repair electronics with a variety of issues– from cracked touchscreens and water damage to computer tune-ups and more!

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  • 910-859-7694
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  • 802 Sheffield Court, 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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  • 910-794-1866
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  • 8 Market Street, Wilmington, NC

A Great Place to Wine & Dine in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC!

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  • 2 Ann St., Wilmington, NC

To provide Wilmington and surrounding areas with a car service they can count on time and time again. We aim to build lasting relationships with our…

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  • 2030 Eastwood Rd Suite 8, Wilmington, NC

We are a small bike rental shop located in The Chandlers Wharf shopping center in downtown Wilmington. We offer adult mountain and road bikes…

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Join us for a fun portrait session with family and friends, we offer wardrobe change. We are located downtown Wilmington.

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  • 910-297-1895
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  • 17 S 2nd St, 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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  • 910-636-3424
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  • 11 Boardwalk Ave, Carolina Beach, 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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  • 910-742-8611
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  • 1515 Marstellar St, 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.
TVs…

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  • 910-763-4950
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  • 31 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC

We surf, SUP, & love healthy stuff! Visit WB's hot spot for cooling off with Smoothies, Organic Juice Bar, Acai Bowls, Cold Press Cleanses, & Frozen…

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  • (910) 679-8027
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  • 222 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, 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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  • 910-399-9110, 910-399-9110
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  • 1 Battleship Road, 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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  • (910) 458-3663
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  • 102 south lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, 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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  • 910-208-4161
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  • 7205 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC

 All Local Art - All The TimeMost Jewelry Made In Store GEMS4U has won the 2016 & 2017City Beat News Award for Service Excellence!We Custom Jewelry

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  • 910-742-5938
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  • 10 N Front Street, 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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  • 910-399-7212
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  • 106 S Water St, Wilmington, NC

Tap Room & Beer Garden under the bridge a few blocks from downtown. Brewery Tours, games & free parking. Family & pet friendly. Wine & cider…

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  • 910-777-8955
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  • 721 Surry St, Wilmington, NC

Our cozy tavern specializes in locally brewed beer. Our 16 taps are strictly dedicated to the hard working brewers of Wilmington NC!

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  • 910-769-9340
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  • 105 N 2nd St, Wilmington, NC

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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  • 910-798-7700
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  • 300 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, 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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  • 910-251-3700
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  • 503 Market St, 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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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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  • 910-772-1410
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  • 8 Market Street, 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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  • (910) 228-5247
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  • 122 Market St, Wilmington, 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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  • 910-579-1016, 910-579-1016
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  • 21 East Second St. OIB,, Sunset Beach, 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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  • 910-442-7063
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  • 20 Market St, Wilmington, NC

Gigi's is a shop just as unique as you are. We adjust our atmosphere to fit your lifestyle whether you want to study, relax, socialize, or party!!!

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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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You will love the all-oceanfront suites with private bedrooms, complete kitchen amenities, comfortable living space and your own balcony or patio at…

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