Birdwatchers, surfers, hipsters, and poets, unite! Wilmington, NC is a laid-back college town with beaches galore and plenty of Southern charm. You could hang out on the waterfront all day in this cool-as-the-ocean-breeze city, playing arcade games or watching the sunset frame the moss-draped oaks. Ready for your coastal holiday? Wilmington hotel deals are as happening as the Riverwalk.
With its friendly people and easygoing spirit, “Hollywood East” has attracted filmmakers and fans for years, and even has a walking tour of famous locations. Wilmington hotel packages near the Historic District will have you rubbing elbows with the stars. Not a fame fan? Take a water taxi across the river and go back in time aboard the USS North Carolina. For more history, book a car rental in Wilmington and drive to the Southport Maritime Museum, where you can learn about the area’s storied history as the last open supply port to the South during the Civil War. Once you’re done, return home on a picture-perfect coastal drive of tall, swaying grasses and rolling dunes.
Everyone from hipsters to families can enjoy North Carolina’s festivals year-round. Food-based festivals from ribs to bacon abound—this is the South, after all!—but you’ll also find jazz, wine, and surf competitions. Get inspired, then learn to hang ten with surf lessons at Wrightsville Beach experts will find plenty of gnarly breaks there as well. Make sure you wait an hour after eating all that bacon!
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