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Historic District

Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-409-4300
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Stroll

Always great to rivisit this part of town. Nice Sunday morning stroll among the art vendors working... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
skerdil2016
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Wilmington

Visited Wilmington 22nd and 23rd of April. The place was like a ghost town. Very few shops open... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Geoff M
,
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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One of the largest districts listed with the National Register of Historical Places.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carriage ride” (36 reviews)
“horse drawn” (22 reviews)
“the river” (74 reviews)
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Wilmington, NC 28412
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+1 910-409-4300
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"carriage ride"
in 36 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 22 reviews
"the river"
in 74 reviews
"brick streets"
in 10 reviews
"southern charm"
in 13 reviews
"cotton exchange"
in 36 reviews
"spanish moss"
in 11 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 23 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 10 reviews
"the cape fear river"
in 41 reviews
"front street brewery"
in 10 reviews
"walking tour"
in 11 reviews
"civil war"
in 18 reviews
"downtown area"
in 14 reviews
"port city"
in 10 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 11 reviews
"bellamy mansion"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always great to rivisit this part of town. Nice Sunday morning stroll among the art vendors working up an appetite for soon to come lunch at one of the quaint places around downtown. Will always be back

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Wilmington 22nd and 23rd of April. The place was like a ghost town. Very few shops open. Not a place I would rush back to.

Thank Geoff M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The downtown area is quite charming with many beautiful old homes. We took the historic home tour during the festival.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Wilmington during the 2nd week of April, just a couple days prior to the Azalea Festival. Unfortunately, due to chilly unseasonable weather, many activities in the historic district either opened late , closed early, or didn't operate at all. We tried to get...More

Thank GreenBayfan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked in a lot near the Riverwalk. $3.75 per hour. Nice walk along Riverwalk looking across the RIver to the Battleship North Carolina. I will come another time with grandsons to tour it. The Riverwalk is not very long. Not as long as Charleston...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to see the Historic District is a horse drawn tour. These tours actually save horses that they rescue from the auction block. This tour goes around the riverfront and past stately mansions. The driver had lots of interesting stories about Wilmington’s history....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time spending the day here. We took the trolley tour which only cost $12 pp. walked around town and visited the many shops that lined the streets. There’s also a very informative visitors center right on the Riverwalk. Plenty of parking lots...More

Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 3 kids and 2 adults! Decided to do a carriage ride tour that departs from right in he heart of Old Wilmington and I can not say enough about how fantastic this tour was!!!! Tour guide John was super informative...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the horse and carriage tour, it is well worth it for the $12 or $5 for kids! It is relaxing and get to see all of the beautiful victorian homes in Wilmington and all they are doing to restore and keep this beautiful place...More

Thank Alicat1964
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to town to see the Battleship, but will come back because of the historic downtown. We took the boat river tour. Used the water taxi, Had a very nice horse drawn carrige tour. We loved the shops and the resturants. We are planning...More

Thank Steve V
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kathy g
3 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
3 May 2017|
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Response from DianeB730 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is about $15 per person - no reservations needed- just wait in line.
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Janice W
3 May 2017|
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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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