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Historic District

Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-409-4300
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Very interesting

When we arrived there was a man at The Cotton Exchange that is known as the nighttime city... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
coral d
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Louisburg, North Carolina
Great Downtown

From the battleship. To the historical educational horse drawn tours downtown Wilmington it is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
frankcastle616
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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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” (36 reviews)
“beautiful homes” (28 reviews)
“horse drawn” (27 reviews)
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Wilmington, NC 28412
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Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-409-4300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we arrived there was a man at The Cotton Exchange that is known as the nighttime city Mayor...he was very helpful and informative.

Thank coral d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the battleship. To the historical educational horse drawn tours downtown Wilmington it is the best big little town in North Carolina !

Thank frankcastle616
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wilmington is a pretty town with many old historic homes and streets to see. The tourist bureau was very helpful in assisting us with suggested sights to visit. There are several tours of homes as well as historic streets to walk. The weather in late...More

Thank cjb43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in wilmington, nc on vacation and the historic district is such a beautiful place to look around at all of the old houses, historic businesses and just to see places that have stood for over 100 years.

Thank Dave751955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a walk around the Wilmington historical district and had an enjoyable time. Lots of nice restaurants in the area and we wished we had time to participate in one of the tours - on our bucket list for our next visit.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We took the carriage ride on a warm Fall Saturday afternoon. The carriage tour has 8 routes to travel, the driver asks if you've been on any previous rides, if so he will take a different route. The tour winds through the historic district giving...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Did not know what to expect and were very impressesed. I think Charleston and New Orleans when I contemplate historic dictricts. Wilmington was fascinating and has all the bells and whistles. Great place to walk and explore.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Downtown Wilmington reminds me of Charleston. Great views, food, and so much to do! We enjoy the horse carriage rides, the trolley ride, the boat ride, and the great shopping and good food. The Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream Shop is my favorite stop! There...More

1  Thank katieharrisvann84
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The Wilmington Historic District tour is a nice easy way to see the area and Repurposing of some of the old buildings from yesteryears many shops and restaurants throughout area

1  Thank Julian P
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Return visit did not disappoint. If you've not been here, put it on your list. Lots of restaurants and bars to choose from, something for everyone.

1  Thank rtbasic
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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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