Summer Trip Ideas

Cool Trip Ideas for Hot Summer Fun in Wilmington, NC

Get away to Wilmington and Island Beaches this summer where you’ll find endless ways to escape the heat. Get out on the water with a variety of activities and excursions perfect for the whole family at a waterpark and three island beaches, or cruise your way to river and sea breezes. Dance the nights away with live music or concerts at one of the area’s many outdoor waterfront venues. Whether you’re looking to enjoy tours, state parks, or watersports, cool off indoors at the aquarium or museums, or just relax oceanfront, make the most of your coastal vacation with an abundance of all-ages activities and things to do. 


There’s something special about our coastal destination. From listening to the sounds of a vibrant city to tasting island flavors, it’s easy to thrill your senses with a vacation to Wilmington and our island beaches. Press play for the trip of a lifetime and discover experiences from river to sea that will stir your soul.


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