A historic Southern city located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River. Home of the USS Battleship North Carolina, several southern plantations and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Top visitor attractions include but are not limited to; beaches (surfing, fishing, swimming, etc.) rivers, plantations, golf, historic tours, Moore's Creek Battleground - Revolutionary War displays; Ft. Fisher - the last open seaport of the Civil War with a very informative museum. We have beautiful local gardens with tours and an annual Azalea Festival that has been celebrated for over 50 years.