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Ranked #1 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Museums; Ships
Owner description: As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy... more » Owner description: As you walk the decks of the NORTH CAROLINA, imagine yourself in the South Pacific during WWII searching the sky for enemy aircraft, anticipating what may happen next. Step aboard the most decorated US Battleship of WWII! Explore nine decks, crew's quarters, gun turrets, and much more. Discover where history comes alive. Located at the junctions of highways 17, 76, 74, 421 on the Cape Fear River across from historic downtown Wilmington. Open every day! « less
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Ranked #2 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
One of the largest districts listed with the National Register of Historical Places.
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Ranked #5 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #7 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #9 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum complex with 1850 manor house, smoke house, tenant... more » Owner description: On the National Register of Historic Places, Poplar Grove is a museum complex with 1850 manor house, smoke house, tenant house and blacksmith shop. Enjoy craft demonstrations, exhibits, farm animals, picnic and playground area, Wednesday Farmers' Market, and free parking. Open daily for tours February through mid December. Annual events include a fabulous Herb & Garden Fair, a July Car Show and a Halloween Festival. Next door is beautiful, 63 acre, Abbey Nature Preserve with over two miles of trails and pond with footbridge. « less
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Ranked #10 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

The Wilmington Railroad Museum is located in an 1880s Atlantic Coast Line Railroad warehouse and is dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of railroading in Wilmington, North... more »

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Ranked #11 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Children's Museums; History Museums; Museums
The state's oldest history museum now houses the Michael Jordan Discovery Gallery.
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Ranked #12 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: The most industrialized of all North Carolina's rivers, this water system stretches 200 miles through the heart of the North... more » Owner description: The most industrialized of all North Carolina's rivers, this water system stretches 200 miles through the heart of the North Carolina piedmont, crossing the coastal plain, and empties into the Atlantic near Southport. « less
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Ranked #13 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Museums
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Ranked #14 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Other
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Ranked #15 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #17 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Museums
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Ranked #18 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Movie studio with sound stages and a back lot, where you can get a tour.
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Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Ships; Landmarks
Owner description: Cruise the Cape Fear River in style on this elegant riverboat that offers narrated sightseeing tours, lunch and dinner... more » Owner description: Cruise the Cape Fear River in style on this elegant riverboat that offers narrated sightseeing tours, lunch and dinner cruises and romantic moonlight trips. « less
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Ranked #22 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Children's Museums; Museums

The Children's Museum of Wilmington is meant for children aged 0-10, but it is a place that parents never fail to become caught up in as well.  The museum has creative and... more »

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Ranked #23 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #24 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
A section of Wilmington that offers many older homes and scenic gardens.
Ranked #26 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Ranked #27 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Ranked #29 of 33 attractions in Wilmington
Category: Zoos
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Category: Health Clubs
They offer One-on-One Training: $40 for 1 hour 30 minutes
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