Visit One Of North Carolina’s Most Vibrant Riverfront Cities When You Travel To Wilmington

The Cape Fear River flows some 191 miles through North Carolina on its journey to the Atlantic Ocean. Along its shores lay the eighth largest city in North Carolina: Wilmington. In 1800, Wilmington was still a budding town of only about 1,700 residents. In 2019, that number was an impressive 123,744. Whether you spend the day or a long weekend, this riverfront city in the Tar Heel State is worth a visit. Take a look:

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Looking for a little getaway but you’re still not comfortable traveling out of state due to the pandemic? Wilmington is a fantastic place to explore! When was the last time you spent any time in Wilmington, North Carolina? Let us know in the comments!

Want to dine right on the water when you’re in Wilmington? You can’t get any closer to the water than Anne Bonny’s located literally on top of the Cape Fear River!

Address: Wilmington, NC, USA