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Access For All in Wilmington and Its Island Beaches

Posted on March 28, 2017

Wilmington, NCThe visitor center for Wilmington, NC, and its island beaches often receives inquiries from travelers with special needs who are delighted to discover that Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach can accommodate visitors of all abilities. The Wilmington area

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Attractions, Arts & Cultural Events Observe Wilmington’s African-American Heritage

Posted on February 08, 2017

Wilmington, N.C. - February 8, 2017 - Wilmington, North Carolina is among the most historically significant African-American regions in the United States. African-American ancestry is traced back to the 1700’s, and although much important history left no visible landmark, several historical sites still exist, such as the Bellamy Mansion and Thalian Hall. In 2013, the City of Wilmington, in partnership with Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design Arts, published an African American Heritage Guide

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February is for Arts & Romance (and a Valentine Getaway) in Wilmington & Island Beaches

Posted on February 01, 2017

Wilmington, N.C. - February 1, 2017 - February is a month to indulge in arts and romance. It’s also the ideal time for a romantic getaway. Wilmington and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach provide a year-round coastal respite that beckons with stunning water views, gardens, parks, museums and a variety of arts, culture and Valentine-themed events.

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Three Wilmington Hospitality Businesses Receive 2017 AAA Four Diamond Distinction

Posted on January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017, Wilmington, N.C.: AAA Carolinas recently announced its 2017 AAA Four Diamond North Carolina recipients. This year, three Wilmington hospitality businesses received this coveted recognition. Two premier bed and breakfast inns located in Wilmington’s historic river district have once again earned AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond ratings for superior customer service and facilities: The Graystone Inn  earned its eighteenth consecutive AAA Four Diamond rating and The Verandas Bed & Breakfast Inn earned its fifteenth. 

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Welcome 2017 with a New Year’s Getaway to Wilmington & Island Beaches

Posted on December 28, 2016

Wilmington, N.C. & Island Beaches, December 28, 2016: Cheer, cheer the New Year is near! It’s time to bid farewell to 2016 and welcome 2017. Since December 31 falls on a Saturday, it’s the perfect excuse to take a New Year’s getaway to Wilmington and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach

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December Delights with Holiday Events for All Ages in Wilmington & Island Beaches

Posted on December 01, 2016

Wilmington, N.C. - December delights with holiday events for all ages that reflect the traditions, culture and spirit of Wilmington, North Carolina and the island beaches of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach. From the river to the sea, there are light displays, enchanted forests, candlelight home tours, parades, model train expos, concerts, theatrical productions, holiday tours, cruises and New Year’s celebrations. 

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