Holiday Sweets and Treats in Wilmington and Beaches

During the most wonderful time of the year, savor seasonal sweets and treats in Wilmington and its nearby island beaches. This charming coastal destination offers an array of festive flavors, from fruitcakes and fudge to coffee and craft beer, and you’ll want to experience them all this holiday season.

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A Twist on Holiday Traditions in Wilmington

There are plenty of twists on holiday traditions befitting a charming coastal destination like Wilmington and our island beaches. Get in the spirit this season with a magical getaway filled with holiday cruises and flotillas, bright lights, unique shops and a variety of ways to celebrate.

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Nation’s First USCT Park Opens in Wilmington

Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum (CAM) is excited to open the nation’s first United States Colored Troops (USCT) Park, which serves as a place for the community to come together and reflect on the contributions of USCT Regiment soldiers and look forward to the future. The USCT Park honors the 1,600 United States Colored Troops who once fought on the grounds of the museum, and features Boundless , a life-size bronze statue featuring 11 USCT Soldiers by sculptor Stephen Hayes.

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A 2-Day Guide to Wilmington with Man’s Best Friend

A perfect pet-friendly destination no matter the time of the year, Wilmington welcomes dogs of all shapes, sizes and pawprints. From numerous dog-friendly restaurants and dog parks and other activities fit for four-legged friends, there are plenty of things for you and your pup to do in Wilmington and its surrounding island beaches.

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More than just Music in Wilmington

Not only is Wilmington a hub for rockin’ live music, the riverfront destination also offers a host of other ways to be entertained. Whether you are looking for a laugh, a captivating show or another unique experience, you’ll find it in Wilmington!

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Journey into the Haunted Depths of Old Wilmington

Wilmington hosts visitors from near and far throughout the year for one special reason: it is one of the most actively haunted cities in the South. With a 230-plus-block historic district and a deeply rich history, it should come as no surprise that ghostly spirits from days gone by may still linger.

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Endless Entertainment Awaits in Wilmington

Wilmington is ready to rock with concerts, festivals and other events that have been a trademark of the destination for decades. With so many exciting and varied events to choose from, a getaway here will certainly prove to be much more than just a typical coastal vacation.

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No Planning Required Road Trip Ideas to Wilmington

There’s nothing better than a spur-of-the-moment trip. With so many things to do in Wilmington that don’t require advance tickets or reservations, this coastal paradise is the perfect destination for a no-planning-required getaway.

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New and Notable Chefs Head to Wilmington

It’s no secret Wilmington has become a hotspot for standout and innovative cuisine that is only continuing to grow as more award-winning chefs make their way to the coast. The thriving culinary scene has already garnered national attention and accolades, most recently with the city being ranked one of Yelp’s 2022 Foodie Cities.

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7-Day Itinerary in Wilmington and Island Beaches

Located on the Cape Fear River with not one but three island beaches just a short drive away, Wilmington and Beaches offers endless adventures. To truly experience all four settings in one trip, you’ll want to check out our seven-day itinerary.

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