Wilmington News & Blogs

2017 Visitor Impact for New Hanover County

Posted on August 23, 2018

Wilmington, NC: Kim Hufham, President/CEO of the New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority, is pleased to share positive news announced today by N.C. Secretary of Commerce Anthony M. Copeland. Tourism spending by domestic visitors to the state and to New Hanover County increased in 2017,

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Dawson's Creek Facts

Posted on July 23, 2018

Dawson's Creek ran for six successful seasons and was filmed right here, in the Wilmington area. A trip to Wilmington allows fans to explore "Capeside," the fictitious town the show was based upon. Retrace the steps of James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams and Joshua Jackson with a walking tour of Dawson's Creek locations on your next trip to Wilmington. 

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One Tree Hill Facts

Posted on July 23, 2018

One Tree Hill, a popular hour-long drama that aired weekly on The WB Television Network, is among the many productions made in this region. During its nine-season run, the weekly series was filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina’s River District and the nearby island beaches of Wrightsville Beach,

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One Tree Hill Walking Tour

Posted on July 23, 2018

Spoiler Alert: You're going to love your One Tree Hill tour of Wilmington. Fans of the popular WB drama flock to the area to tour our riverside sites and recreate the show's most epic scenes. See the locations where Chad Michael Murray, Sophia Bush, James Lafferty and Hilarie Burton began their

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Explore the Great Outdoors with a River Adventure in Wilmington, N.C.

Posted on June 01, 2018

As the weather heats up and the days get longer, there is no better time for an outdoor, scenic adventure! Wilmington, voted America’s Best Riverfront by USA TODAY’S 10Best, is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors and find scenic serenity with friends, family, a special someone or even solo.

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