2501 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone: (910) 398-8333

Best Wilmington NC Attractions 

Wilmington, NC has it all: beaches, beauty, history, dining and nightlife. If you’re coming to visit, you’ll want to hit the high spots and fit in as much as you can. So we at Event Shuttle Service have compiled a list of the best attractions in Wilmington, NC. If you already live here and know about the doings in Wilmington, you’ll appreciate our handy list when friends and relatives come to visit (they always do) and you find yourself thinking, “How shall I keep them entertained today?”

To enjoy your tour of Wilmington, NC’s attractions without the worry of driving and parking, call Event Shuttle Service. We’d love to show your friends and family around in the comfort and luxury of one of our Jet Sprinters, with wraparound seating, party lights, flat-screen TVs with DVD and surround sound and an ice chest stocked with your favorite drinks. Leave the driving to us and enjoy the many attractions Wilmington has to offer!

Here are just a few of the many ongoing attractions you’ll find in Wilmington, NC. For a calendar of events around town on any given day or week, check out Wilmington NC Event Calendars.

The Henrietta

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Murder Mystery, Ribs on the River and Dinner Cruises are just a few of the cruises you can enjoy aboard the Henrietta on the Cape Fear River. The company offers other boats and smaller nature cruises, too. Call (910) 343-1611.

Airlie Gardens

Airlie is open all week for walking tours through gardens and around historic structures, Bradley Creek, and a small lake. Check the website for special events. Call (910) 798-7700 for information.

Battleship NC

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Moored across the river from downtown Wilmington, NC, the Battleship North Carolina is open for visitors to walk the decks. Envision the daily life and combat the crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. Call (910) 251-5797 for information.

Cape Fear Serpentarium

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Featuring more than 80 species of reptiles, Wilmington, NC’s Serpentarium is an amazing experience for nature lovers, reptile aficionados, and any 10-year-old boy. For information, call (910)762-1669.

Cameron Art Museum

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Open every day but Monday, the Cameron Art Museum combines traveling exhibits with selected work from the area’s best artists, such as Claude Howell. The CAM Café offers a fresh dining experience. Call (910)395-5999.

Legion Stadium

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Legion Stadium in Wilmington, NC, hosts Wilmington Hammerheads soccer games, Wilmington Sharks baseball games, Wilmington Tigers and high school football games, and concerts and festivals throughout the year. To check the schedule, call (910) 341-7855.

Cape Fear River Walk

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A stroll along Wilmington, NC’s downtown Riverwalk is welcome any time of year. Enjoy breezes from the Cape Fear River and the city’s historic architecture, and stop for a bite to eat or a little shopping.

Wilmington Convention Center

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There’s always something interesting going on at Wilmington, NC’s Convention Center. From business events to sports to elegant galas, you’re sure to find something you like. (Call 910) 251-5101 for information on what’s up next.

Downtown Sundown Concert series (summer months only)

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The weekend gets started every Friday night in summer on Wilmington, NC’s downtown Riverwalk. Downtown Sundown is free, hugely popular and a great way to cool off and wind down. Call (910) 763-7349 to see who’s playing.

Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours

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Get out on the water to see Wilmington, NC as it’s meant to be seen. Full Moon Cruises, Harbor Night Cruises, and Eco Cruises are just a few of the rides you’ll enjoy on Wrightsville Beach waterways. Call (910) 200-4002 to book your cruise.

Bellamy Mansion

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Wilmington, NC takes great pride in our Bellamy Mansion Museum, a lovely example of antebellum architecture. Built on the eve of the Civil War the house is now a museum of history and design arts, and offers tours and cultural programs. Call (910) 251-3700 for information.

Ready to plan your tour of Wilmington, NC attractions? Our friendly, courteous drivers are preparing too. To book your transportation, call Event Shuttle Service at (910) 398-8333 or ask for an online quote. 

Amanda Baker

I’m the founder of Event Shuttle Service. I’m a Mom. I’m a huge Carolina Panthers fan. KEEP POUNDING! :)