Places to stay, eat, and activities to enjoy while staying in-
Wilmington, NC History
Rich in history and folklore, Wilmington, North Carolina's historic river district and island beaches are known for beauty, charm, Southern hospitality, and nautical legacy that spans centuries. Nestled on the southeastern coast of North Carolina between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, the region encompasses Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach. Visitors can experience the area’s past at historic sites, museums, and in the 230-plus block National Register Historic District.
Places to Stay
There are hundreds of places to stay in Wilmington, NC. From the hotels in Downtown Wilmington to the hotels at Wrightsville Beach and Airbnb's in between.
Here is a list of some of our favorite stay recommendations.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront
This hotel overlooks the Cape Fear River and Battleship North Carolina, with direct access to Wilmington Convention Center. The Wilmington Downtown Riverwalk passes by our door, and we're a half-mile from the Historic District. Join us for a drink at our rooftop bar, and enjoy free made-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening receptions.
Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach
The hotel is located on Wrightsville Beach between the ocean and bay. Views from every room are amazing. Enjoy 3 indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs and dining at Solstice Oceanfront Kitchen + Cocktails, Surfside Beach Bar & Grille, or Longboard Coffee + Market. They also offer weekly activities and events.
Places to Eat
There are hundreds of places to eat in Wilmington, NC. From the restaurants in Downtown Wilmington to the restaurants at Wrightsville Beach and everywhere in between.
Here is a list of some of our favorite restaurant recommendations.
Address- 319 N Front St
Michael's on the Waterfront-
Address- 5 South Water Street Wilmington , NC
Phone- (910) 769-4252 Website- https://www.michaelsonthewaterfront.com/
The Fork N Cork-
Address- 122 Market Street Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone- (910) 228-5247
Address- 1125 Military Cuttoff Rd. Ste.K Wilmington, NC 28405
Address- 703 S. Lumina Avenue Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
True Blue Butcher & Table-
Address- 110 Greenfield Street Suite 114 Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone- (910) 769-7010
There are hundreds of activities to enjoy in Wilmington, NC and neighboring beaches.
Here is a list of some of our favorite recommendations.
Battleship North Carolina
Address- 1 BATTLESHIP ROAD, WILMINGTON, NC 28401
Wilmington Walking Tours-
Historic Mansions to explore-
Bellamy Mansion Museum-
Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens-
CONNECT Community Involvement Directory, LLC created Connect Cape Fear to lists all Wilmington, NC organizations, clubs, and groups along with a Wilmington NC Event Calendar to facilitate connections and opportunities in the Cape Fear Region. We invite you to search the community involvement directory by keyword or category to find a new Wilmington, NC networking opportunity or volunteer opportunity for you! The Wilmington NC event calendar lists hundreds of upcoming events hosted by non-profits, networking groups, business associations, volunteer organizations and more!