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Historic District

Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-409-4300
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Horse drawn trip around the old Wilmington

The gentleman who directed the horse drawn carriage through the streets was both knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
colina982
Beautiful victorian homes

Their are several ways to tour the historic district of Wilmington. The horse drawn carriage is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
W4943QVdavidd
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Florham Park, New Jersey
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One of the largest districts listed with the National Register of Historical Places.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carriage ride” (32 reviews)
“horse drawn” (30 reviews)
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Wilmington, NC 28412
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+1 910-409-4300
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Reviewed yesterday

The gentleman who directed the horse drawn carriage through the streets was both knowledgeable and fun. The trip takes about 20 minutes and is well worth the ride whether it is your first visit to Wilmington or you have been many times.

Thank colina982
Reviewed 2 days ago

Their are several ways to tour the historic district of Wilmington. The horse drawn carriage is a nice way to view the beautiful restored homes and hear a lot of interesting Wilmington history from the driver. There are also guided walking tours available or you...More

Thank W4943QVdavidd
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ghost crawl was fun! Enjoyed the horse & trolley rides. Go to the Cemetary. See Friday night bands downtown during summer.

Thank MittenGrrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly good. One of the largest historic districts in the region. Could get a detailed self walk tour, but we took the easy option and went on a trolley tour. So much history and this was an easy way to get an overview. You then...More

3  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who would not love this charming seaport city, bustling with activity yet steeped in history? The brick cobbled stone streets here are so quaint and it takes you back in time yet the city has a metropolitan feel at the same time!

Thank bonniewest2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea of the development of the port of Wilmington, the city or its importance in the development in the commerce of the south. It is obvious that the city is very proud of its history and you can learn much of this...More

Thank Hud B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Wilmington server all times, with friends, and with my fiancé. It is one our our FAVORITE places to visit. The historic part of town is so unique. To the houses and old buildings to the cobblestone streets. It's not a place you...More

Thank La Keisha J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are SO many historic places to visit in Wilmington. Take moments to breathe, walk and take them in.

1  Thank TravelSuitsMe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Wilmington and we didn't want to miss its historic district. We found many amazing old mansions with their history explained in signs outside, and beautifully decorated for the 4th of July. It is worth a visit!

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has some amazing buildings and things to do around town. Lots of history. However, at night along N Front St and other areas on a Friday night gets pretty interesting. Such a blend of different people. Lots of drinking and lots of people. Seen...More

Thank JASON8502
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kathy g
4 May 2017|
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
We did not book carriage ride or meals in advance, but don't about the summer months. Park at the parking garage. Think there is only one public parking garage in the historic district.
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Janice W
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
I believe the tour was $15 per person and the guide that drove did a wonderful job explaining all the highlights of the historic district.
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