What to do in Wilmington, NC

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Wilmington Attractions

If you're after things to see and do in Wilmington, get set to be busy. This buzzing city knows how to entertain. No matter your tastes, you'll be impressed by the broad range of tourist attractions to dive into here. Read on to discover some of the best of them.

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What to do in Wilmington

Free Things to Do in Wilmington

Leave your wallet in the hotel room. It's easy to have a ball in Wilmington without handing over a cent.

University of North Carolina at Wilmington - Stop at this modern landmark and be wowed by its impressive design.

Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery - If you're interested in history and heritage, this is one attraction you won't want to miss.

Carolina Heights - Learn why locals and travelers alike enjoy the unique atmosphere of this place.

Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens - Whether you can tell your peonies from poppies, you'll no doubt find beauty in this glorious display.

Things to Do in Wilmington with Kids

There's fun for the entire family no matter where you go in Wilmington. Here are a few family friendly experiences to enjoy together that'll make your vacation unforgettable:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Wilmington on a sunny day?
What to do in Wilmington on a rainy day?
Take advantage of a gray, rainy day by trying some indoor activities, like a The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Tickets or a Self-Guided Tour of the Betsy Ross House.
Are there cheap things to do in Wilmington?
What can you do in Wilmington for free?
Your trip to Wilmington won’t cost a fortune with free attractions like these to keep you busy:

  • Wrightsville Beach
  • Carolina Beach
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk

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