Things to Do

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Relive history as you walk the decks of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. The self-guided tour features nine levels of living spaces, mess decks, gun turrets, powder storage, sick bay, and more.

1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-5797
www.battleshipnc.com

Perfect for a rainy day or any day. Breaktime Billiards Bar & Grill- Family Fun Center offers a 24 lane bowling alley, 30 pool tables, bumper pool, arcade and more. Full bar and grill for your dining needs.

127 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 395-6658
www.tenpinalleybowling.com

Fishing

Since 1956, Batson Charter Boats has provided a full-service charter boat experience in beautiful Carolina Beach, NC.Whether you are an experienced angler or a greenhorn, we provide the ultimate adventure. Our number one priority is catching fish and a lot of them! Let over 100 years of passed down and combined fishing experience between Capt. John and Tommy provide you with your next fishing adventure!! Equipped with all the latest state of the art fish finding equipment and USCG approved safety gear, Batson Charter Boats provides year round fishing excitement. Your one stop for Offshore Fishing in Carolina Beach.

Enjoy a day of fishing on one of the last few remaining piers on Pleasure Island. The Carolina Beach Fishing Pier offers a tackle shop and small restaurant. Located at the northern end of Carolina Beach.

1800 Carolina Beach Avenue N
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-5518
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Golf

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Arrowhead Park
720 Arnold Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 798-7620

Arrowhead Park

The Beau Rivage golf course is  located just miuntes from our beachs and Downtown Wilmington, making it an ideal place to get in a round or two of golf during your vacation.

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Driving Range

649 Rivage Promenade
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 392-9021
www.beaurivagegolf.com

Inland Greens Golf Course is located off Market Street and Eastwood Road in the Inland Greens community, The course is just 5 miles from your Wrightsville Beach vacation.

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Driving Range

5945 Inland Greens Dr,
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 452-9900

 

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Joe Eakes Park
117 Settlers Lane
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-8216

Joe Eakes Park

Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
5320 Oleander Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-0666

Jungle Golf

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Northern Regional Park
4700 Old Avenue
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
(910) 798-7620

Northern Regional Park

Semi-Private

Enjoy a fabulous day of golf on the four star championship greens at the Porters Neck Country Club. Located 11 miles from Wrightsville Beach and 29 from Carolina Beach it is well worth the drive.

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Driving Range

8403 Vintage Club Drive
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-8180
www.portersneckcountryclub.com

The Wilmington Municipal Golf Course is located off Pine Grove Drive just five miles from Wrightsville Beach and a short thirteen miles from Carolina Beach. Discount cards are available.

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Driving Range

311 S Wallace Ave
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 791-0558
www.wilmingtonmuni.com

Museums

Welcome to the Bellamy Mansion Museum, one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum architecture. Located in downtown Wilmington, the mansion was built for physician and planter John Dillard Bellamy, his wife, Eliza McIlhenny Harriss, and their nine children on the eve of the Civil War.

503 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-3700

The Cameron Art Museum celebrated 50 years of service to the community in 2014. Over the past five decades, it has grown into a premier regional museum displaying national and international works of art. 

3201 S 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 395-5999

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is the oldest history museum in North Carolina.

Cape Fear Museum collects, preserves and interprets objects relating to the history, science, and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. 

814 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 798-4370

Outdoors

Airlie Gardens, a premiere garden of the coastal South features 67 acres of walking paths, formal gardens, seasonal blooms, mighty live oaks, historic structures, and contemporary sculpture.
A member of the North Carolina Birding Trail, and it's diverse ecosystems provide unique habitats for a variety of colorful wildlife.

Seven Acres of Seasonal Colors

One of the most beautiful and tranquil locations in southeastern North Carolina is the New Hanover County Arboretum. Lush landscapes, flowering plants and bushes, verdant lawns, and colorful water features combine to create a community garden that attracts thousands of visitors each year.

The Arboretum has one of the largest water gardens in North Carolina — home to hundreds of multi-colored koi and catfish.

Rental Equipment

Don't have enough room in your car to pack everything you need for your vacation? Seaside Linen has what you need. Seaside has more than just linen. They rent baby equipment, beach chairs, umbrellas, bikes, beach toys and more. Oh, and of course linen.

4505 Technology Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 793-4208
www.seasidelinen.com

Shopping

Located in historic downtown Wilmington, The Cotton Exchange offers a unquie shopping experience with a fine assortment of boutique vensors and dining establishements.

321 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-9896
www.shopcottonexchange.com

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