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Downtown Wilmington

Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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So much to see and do!

Thalian Hall, Battleship USS North Carolina, water tours, river front Boardwalk stroll, historic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nancy W
Leland, North Carolina
Friendly City, Easy to walk

Wilmington is a friendly town on the verge of greatness. With history, a waterfront, hospitable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“front street” (22 reviews)
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Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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Reviewed yesterday

Thalian Hall, Battleship USS North Carolina, water tours, river front Boardwalk stroll, historic district, railroad museum, concerts, quaint shops and too many restaurants to name. There is so much to see and do in downtown Wilmington. And outside of downtown there are also many things...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wilmington is a friendly town on the verge of greatness. With history, a waterfront, hospitable people and creative types moving in there is good reason to think Wilmington is just shy of becoming one of the southeast's great historic cities to visit like it coastal...More

Thank tuzywall
Reviewed 3 days ago

the riverwalk that goes nearly bridge to bridge is a great walk. If you like history, the horse drawn trolly is an excellent glimpse of the rich history of downtown and been on the wilmington water tours expeditions many times. always great fun with interesting...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is impossible to be bored in downtown Wilmington. There are free trolleys to take you to different venues. The downtown is a mix of galleries, restaurants, micro-breweries, shops, theaters, historic cotton exchange filled with boutiques, and the most enjoyable River Walk. You can enjoy...More

Thank Kathie F
Reviewed 3 days ago

There is so much to see in Downtown Wilmington. The historic district, the wonderful Riverwalk, Thallian Hall, the old courthouse, wonderful restaurants, the Battleship North Carolina, railroad museum, the shops and of course Kilwins Icecream Shop and Carriage Rides. You will love it!

Thank Jlsperry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shopping Dining People Watching What ever your looking for you'll find it on Front St! Check out the German Restuarant & Micro Brewery!

Thank megantracy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown Wilmington is beautiful! Plenty of shops, restaurants, music, and views of the river. A must-see!

Thank qui22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to the area recently and have been downtown a few times. It's charming! Southern history, fun shops and restaurants. Looking forward to spending more time exploring all there is to see and do.

Thank TerrieMcE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown Wilmington is a very walkable place many different restaurants, museums and different sites to see. The places that you cannot walk to in downtown Wilmington North Carolina you can take an Uber it is very Uber friendly.

Thank Salimah1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint downtown area with very cool architecture in the surrounding neighborhoods. I'm not sure I would plan my trip around the downtown, but it's definitely worth checking out and maybe grabbing lunch along the river.

1  Thank xlr8tin
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Recommended antique stores or variety stores
4 April 2017|
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Response from EileenKaz | Reviewed this property |
The Cotton Exchange has some cute little shops.
Patricia B
Using Wilmington as a setting in a novel I am writing. Are there any tea rooms or little restaurants that would be good for a mother/daughter outing? Also, would it be realistic to say that there were signs for an agency devoted to helping foster or at risk kids? Thank you for any help you can give me!
15 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