COVID-19 Visitor Info
What to expect when traveling to Wilmington and Beaches
Wilmington and our island beaches of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville Beaches welcome you to our community. Whether you are visiting soon or planning ahead, we thank you for trusting us with your care and safety as you travel.
There are currently no restrictions or measures imposed by the State of N.C. by executive order for the general public. New Hanover County, which includes Wilmington and the beaches, has lifted all capacity restrictions, face mask mandates and social distancing requirements. Travelers are encouraged to check all state and CDC travel recommendations.
Please be aware that individual businesses and organizations may continue to require masks at their own discretion. Thank you for respecting our local businesses and adhering to their individual policies.
Enhanced Safety Measures for Lodging
For hospitality businesses in Wilmington and Beaches, the health and well-being of our visitors and employees is a top priority. Visitors are encouraged to contact lodging properties directly with specific questions regarding their cleaning and safety protocols.
Brand Hotel Cleaning Programs
Best Western We Care Clean
Choice Hotels Commitment to Clean
IHG Clean Promise
Marriott’s Commitment to Clean
Radisson Safety Protocol
Red Roof RediClean
Wyndam’s Count on Us
Other Hotel Cleaning Programs
Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Other Safety Guidance Programs
AHLA Safe Stay
Air BnB Enhanced Cleaning Initiative
Vacation Rental Management Association Cleaning Guidelines
Seasonal Travel & Trip Ideas
For future travel planning, please check out our seasonal trip ideas, and experience the sights of Wilmington and our beaches by clicking the images below.
Travel safely and responsibly, and thank you for visiting Wilmington and our Island Beaches.