Find a perfect bed and breakfast in Wilmington, North Carolina, the “Port City of Progress and Pleasure.”
Water, water everywhere. That’s what drew so many folks to Wilmington, NC at the turn of the 20th Century, so that it became the largest city in North Carolina at that time! Wilmington grew as a major ship building center and port. Today it is still an important part of New Hanover County; visitors can enjoy a lovely riverboat cruise on the Cape Fear River, or go fishing, or hang out at the beach. Yes, the water is still a major contributor to the life of this city.
It’s not all about the water, though. The downtown Wilmington area provides many restaurants, theatrical productions, outdoor cafes, retail shops, nightlife, and many historic sites. Walking tours, trolley cars, and horse-drawn tours are all a fun way to experience the rich history of the town. Wilmington is home to the oldest history museum in NorthCarolina, and there are other museums especially geared for the children. Filmmaking has also come to Wilmington. Come visit a movie studio, or take in a round of golf or two while spending time inland. Who could resist a trip to Wilmington? During your stay, try a pleasant alternative to hotel lodging in a NCBBI inn.