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Historic District

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Address: Wilmington, NC 28412
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One of the largest districts listed with the National Register of...

One of the largest districts listed with the National Register of Historical Places.

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One Tree Hill in Wilmington

I must admit being a One Tree Hill fan did entice me to come to Wilmington, however when i got here i was just really excited we came. The Riverfront area is just beautiful there... read more

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Brisbane, Australia
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227 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I must admit being a One Tree Hill fan did entice me to come to Wilmington, however when i got here i was just really excited we came. The Riverfront area is just beautiful there are a few cafes and rastaurants along the boardwalk. There was still a bit of floodwater left around the streets from a nasty storm a... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tour was slow to start... they do not have a set schedule as they wait until their horses are rested from the previous trip and ready and settled to go again. We probably sat their for about 25 minutes waiting to leave, however, an older gentleman spent most of that time telling us about the history of the company and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What unique buildings!!! The old homes were just beautiful... I intend to come back to the downtown areas and tour when the azaleas are in bloom in the spring. You can observe unique statues, churches, antique stores along the waterfront. Wilmington is just a beautiful old city located in a unique setting. I would consider the downtown area a "bucket... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I recommend this tourist area for people interested in the of Wilmington and NC. The area is truly alive with history.

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Leland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are approximately 10 different routes. If you've been on one route don't be afraid to tell the driver which one you went on and more than likely he'll take a different route for you

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East Islip, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walking town. Plenty of restaurants and pubs. Looks like it is a lot of fun in the warmer months. Plenty of interesting shops. Would recommended getting a hotel in the district and just walking through the entire historic district..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wilmington, NC historic district is a classic Southern port/river town. It has history for sure and attractions that are all in easy walking distance. Great shopping, dining, small intimate bars to active night life, and attractions. Great views of the Cape Fear River and battleship "North Carolina" along the river walk. Can visit during all four seasons of the year... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally worth the walk. Blocks and blocks of history and gorgeous homes. The historic district gives great insight into Wilmington of yesteryear. Will return.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of interesting houses and architecture. The plaques on the buildings were a particular delight for a history buff in me!

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did our own personal walking tour which included some of the popular haunts but mostly just walking the neighborhoods. "All" the buildings are marked with some historical provenance, so it's an easy self guided tour; if you are inclined. We love doing it and the walk is super easy. Be sure to stop and talk to some of the... More 

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