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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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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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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  • 114 Front St, Wilmington, 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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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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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

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

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

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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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  • 101 S Water 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

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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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

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

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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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

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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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

WILMINGTON'S PREMIER DOWNTOWN SPORTS PUB

As seen on "Dawson's Creek"

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  • 118 Princess St, 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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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

 

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

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

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 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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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

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

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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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  • 122 Market St, Wilmington, 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

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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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

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

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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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This beautiful publication has been in existence in southeastern North Carolina for 35 years! You will see from this image of all 35 editions on the…

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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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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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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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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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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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  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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