Allow nature to work its wonders while you explore New Hanover County Arboretum.
It's located in Wilmington, 120 miles (193 kilometers) from the capital of the state, Raleigh.
If you're considering where the most suitable place would be to set up base, you will be happy to know you've got 3 good options to select from. Think about staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington Landfall and Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach, both within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of New Hanover County Arboretum.
You'll discover a handful of low-cost solutions a short drive away. Two favorites are the Best Western Plus Wilmington/Carolina Beach and the Sleep Inn.
Is that your belly starting to grumble? Head over to The Salt Works (6301 Oleander Drive, Wilmington) and make up with your stomach. Stop at Wrightsville Beach Brewery (6201 Oleander Drive, Wilmington) when you're eager to continue into the night with beer, wine and good company.