Wilmington is a beautiful, coastal town offering scenic views of the Cape Fear River. There are also many nearby beach towns located right on the Atlantic Ocean. With an abundance of options to explore the history, local festivals, and amazing food, you are never at a loss for things to fill your days and nights in this charming city. Wilmington offers both small village charm and cosmopolitan lifestyle experiences in their Historic River District and Island Beaches. After boarding the historic Battleship North Carolina, dine on one of America’s top boardwalks at Carolina Beach.