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Visit Wilmington NC

Welcome to VisitWilmingtonNC.com™, the premiere vacation and booking site for the city of Wilmington and the towns of Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.  We can’t wait for you to experience the many enjoyable activities and places of interest to see in our area.

From Wilmington’s Historic District to the sun and fun at the Wilmington Beaches, you won’t want to leave.  Visitors can expect superlative North Carolina vacations with welcoming weather year-round.

There are activities for the entire family along the Cape Fear River and Cape Fear Coast.  Our Wilmington beaches are truly beautiful.  Ecotourism in the Wilmington Beaches, Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway, Cape Fear River, and parks provide breathtaking experiences.

For sightseers, the region is packed with U.S. history and nature sites.  The Wilmington NC Historic District is the third largest in the U.S.  Fascinating historic sites include those related to Native American Indians, American Revolution, Industrial Revolution, Civil War, and World War II. Wilmington, North Carolina is the first American World War II Heritage City in the United States.

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Trip Planner:  We provide comprehensive Tourist Information including a focused virtual Visitor Center for each of the four towns within New Hanover County, North Carolina: Wilmington NC Visitor Center, Wrightsville Beach Visitor Center, Carolina Beach Visitor Center, and Kure Beach Visitor Center, respectively.  Carolina Beach and Kure Beach are adjacent on the same barrier island and collectively known as “Pleasure Island NC.” 

VisitWilmingtonNC.com™ is your instant trip planner that facilitates immediate bookings.  This tourism guide contains your entire travel menu conveniently in one place to include flights, car rentals, hotels, bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals, maps, directions, travel insurance, activities, sightseeing, and the places the locals visit. 

Wilmington and the Wilmington NC Beaches are integrally related.  Most activity categories provide options in the four towns with each thing to do easily accessible as the city and beaches near Wilmington NC all are within a short driving distance.

For a quick geographic overview of the Wilmington NC tourism region see the five targeted maps.  The New Hanover County map illustrates the parameters of your trip when you visit Wilmington and the Wilmington NC Beaches.  Be sure to bookmark VisitWilmingtonNC.com™ on your devices for planning your vacation in Wilmington NC and finding your favorite activities during your stay. 

Wilmington Beaches

The Wilmington Beaches from north to south in local shorthand are WB (Wrightsville Beach), CB (Carolina Beach) and KB (Kure Beach).  Each has its own distinctive character and vibe.  You’ll be happy to experience all three.  Tap full screen on the video below to preview our carefree oasis.  Then make reservations to visit Wilmington NC and our pristine barrier island beaches.

Wilmington Beaches

Sunrise flyover from Masonboro Island and Masonboro Inlet to Crystal Pier in WB

Tourism Guide:  Use the menus and search icon at top right and search box at bottom center to navigate to the desired location, service or product in this Wilmington NC visitors guide.  Most categories are divided into the four unique but connected towns of Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach.  All are part of dynamic Wilmington NC tourism.

Finding Things To Do in Wilmington NC and the Wilmington Beaches for the entire family is easy.  Concert and Event Tickets are here. Shopping for bargains or high-end items is a breeze.

Hotels in Wilmington and The Beaches and Bed and Breakfasts can be found by clicking HotelsHundreds of Vacation Rentals are here.  There are numerous and varied Restaurants in Wilmington and don’t miss the Carolina Beach seafood restaurants as well as Wrightsville Beach and Kure Beach fare.

Find Flights to Wilmington here, car rental here, taxis here, and car service here as well as under the Services menu.  Frequently used travelers’ services are included under Services for quick access.

The sun and fun at the Wilmington Beaches and eclectic and lively downtown offer a full array of tourist activities day and night.  With so much action and interests to explore it is axiomatic to use VisitWilmingtonNC.com™ on your phone to easily find places when visiting Wilmington NC.

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Wilmington named the South’s Best City on the Rise for 2024 by Southern Living.

Wilmington Riverwalk ranked in the Top 10 Best Riverwalks in USA Today’s “10Best Readers’ Choice Awards” (2023).

Wilmington is the first American World War II Heritage City in the United States.

Wilmington ranked as one of “The Best Cities in the U.S.” in Condé Nast Traveler (2022).

Wilmington ranked as one of “The South’s Best Cities On the Rise 2021” in Southern Living.

Wilmington wins Second Best Riverwalk In USA Travel Award (2021) sponsored by USA Today.

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