Wilmington News & Blogs

Shop Local this Holiday Season in Wilmington and Island Beaches

Posted on December 04, 2020

The holiday season is undoubtedly going to look a little different, but don’t let that stop you from finding the perfect gift for all your family and friends. Wilmington and its island beaches are home to a variety of charming shops featuring locally made gifts for everyone on your list.

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How to Celebrate the Holidays Outdoors in Wilmington

Posted on November 12, 2020

This year has been far from normal and has us all wanting to spend time outdoors as long as the weather permits. This holiday season, don’t get your tinsel in a tangle – head to Wilmington to participate in special holiday traditions that keep being outdoors in season through the holidays and beyond.

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Experience Wilmington’s History and Culture at Reopened Museums and Attractions

Posted on November 04, 2020

Discover Wilmington’s storied past and present with a wide variety of notable historical and cultural attractions to explore from colonial-era residences to what was once considered the world’s greatest sea weapon. Take a tour of the city’s historic sites to be transported back in time or wander through one of the many museums to get a look inside the area’s history, science, art and more, making for perfect indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy.

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Fun and Affordable Quickie Trip Ideas in Wilmington

Posted on October 09, 2020

After spending months at home, many people are itching for a safe getaway to escape their cabin fever. Thanks to easy access via numerous interstates, Wilmington—and its three island beaches—is the perfect quick-trip destination for road trippers from both North Carolina and nearby states.

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A Travel Guide for an All-Ages Wilmington Getaway

Posted on September 28, 2020

Wilmington is full of unique experiences, memorable excursions and hidden gems catered to any generation and suitable for all ages, offering all the flavors and adventures for a perfect getaway. If you’re looking for a curated experience for your next fall escape, look no further than this all-ages travel guide to Wilmington! 

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2019 Visitor Impact for New Hanover County

Posted on September 04, 2020

Wilmington, NC: Domestic visitors to and within New Hanover County spent a record $658.78 million in 2019, an increase of 7.5 percent from 2018. New Hanover County ranks 8th in visitor spending among North Carolina’s 100 counties, second only to Dare among coastal counties. The data comes from an

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Fall is the New Summer in Wilmington and Beaches

Posted on August 26, 2020

While summer may be winding down, Wilmington and its island beaches are ramping up as the perfect autumn getaway for families needing a change of pace for in-home learning or working from home, couples searching for a retreat or quarantine pals with cabin fever.

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