Wilmington Travel Guide
Welcome to Wilmington, NC!This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Wilmington, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Wilmington, North Carolina , U.S.A.
An interesting history coupled with majestic scenery makes Wilmington a dynamic city with a variety of attractions. Wedged between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, the city was founded as a major shipping port in 1732. Wilmington—s history, including its part in the Revolutionary and Civil War, is recorded at the Cape Fear Museum—North Carolina—s oldest history museum. African American settlement in the region is recorded through several attractions such as the Bellamy Mansion. Historic downtown features well-preserved buildings, old-fashioned carriage rides, and trolley car tours. Charming cafes, restaurants and shops make a walk through the area a delight. Wilmington—s relaxed environment welcomes guests while its friendliness, charm and array of attractions keep them coming back.
Here kids can explore a wide range of exhibits and activities, from a model of 1863 Wilmington waterfront to pools of regional ecology.
Hotels & Motels
Ideally situated just minutes from the Wilmington International Airport and centrally located between beautiful Wrightsville Beach and the historic downtown riverfront, this Hilton Garden Inn features 119 guest rooms and suites.
Experience the Grandeur and Charm of Old Wilmington with a trolley tour.