Endless Entertainment Awaits in Wilmington

After more than a year without live music and events, Wilmington is ready to rock again this fall with concerts, festivals and other events that have been a trademark of the destination for decades.

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

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

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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Diving into History

Scuba Diving magazine Readers Choice Awards consistently rank North Carolina as a top spot for U.S. wreck-diving. The coastal waters surrounding Wilmington and its island beaches afford a bevy of shipwrecks that interpret the region’s maritime heritage. In this two-part series, Dr. Gordon P. Watts, Jr. (N.C.’s first underwater archaeologist) takes us on a dive back in time to explore sunken blockade runners.

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Stray Off Course to Visit Wilmington Virtually

While your travel plans may be temporarily delayed, there’s no reason you can’t check out some of Wilmington’s picture-perfect attractions. Take advantage of some of our best virtual experiences to transport yourself to our charming coastal city.

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