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Downtown Wilmington

Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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Something for Everyone

Everything to choose from. Waterfront parks, museums, serpentarium, ghost tours, trolley rides... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anna L
Wilmington, North Carolina
Loved it!

Such an interesting place with fascinating history! Wear good walking shoes, and don't forget your... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Victoria L
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“the river” (80 reviews)
“front street” (25 reviews)
“small city” (9 reviews)
Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything to choose from. Waterfront parks, museums, serpentarium, ghost tours, trolley rides, carriage rides, breweries, theatres, shopping, and a vast array of dining options. There's even a fair chance of seeing the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence in port. Plan to spend more than a...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such an interesting place with fascinating history! Wear good walking shoes, and don't forget your camera and bottled water!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for Vetrans Day Parade that went along Front Street, It was cold but the parade was great. Downtown Wilmington is charming, there's the River Front and along the Front there are restaurants and other shops to eat or browse In, the view of...More

Thank 478camenw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wilmington downtown is a great look at history. Lots to see and do. Great shops and restaurants. The river front is a great place to relax.

Thank Capt65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of shopping & restaurants! The downtown area is next to the river so the walk is scenic if walking on the road adjacent to the water.

1  Thank Natasha3911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel so fortunate to have had a reason to go to Wilmington and now can't wait to return and see what I didn't have time to see/experience. Clean town with an amazing amount to keep you busy. Definitely will return.

Thank Belzob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful walk along the river. Felt safe. Vendors were setting up but we were there too early to shop.

Thank georgiak459
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of great shopping & restaurants to go to. Walking the River Walk was fantastic as well! Can't wait to go back.

Thank amandao722
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Wilmington is evolving from an old, even sometimes sketchy, Southern town to a gentrified cosmop[olitan area with increasing number of restaurants and amenities. Tha trend is going to continue as old houses are renovated and construction continues and Wilmington will become a complete but still...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

From historic buildings to excellent restaurants to art galleries to pubs to tattoo parlors to the spectacular boardwalk along the Cape Fear River, there is something for everyone.

Thank MemphisProfessor
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4 April 2017|
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Response from EileenKaz | Reviewed this property |
The Cotton Exchange has some cute little shops.
Patricia B
16 March 2016|
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Response from 459leec | Reviewed this property |
There is an old cotton mill that was converted into a mini-mall. There are two floors as well as a basement area. About 3 blocks west is the old downtown area. There are great places for a mother/daughter meeting for a... More