About Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington is a metropolis that serves as the seat of the county of New Hanover in North Carolina. Its location being in between an ocean and a river is what makes the city unique in its own right. The Atlantic Ocean is about twenty minutes from the city and the Wrightsville Beach is only a 20-minute drive from the city center of the Wilmington. Besides being popular as a beach city, it is also the home of other attractions such as the Battleship North Carolina that was turned into a museum. The city is also home to the Arlie Gardens as well as to Screen Gem Studios where One Tree Hill and Dawson’s Creek were shot as popular television series. Another reason why it became a primary tourist spot is because of its climate composed of four seasons. Its historical sites, amazing golf courses and regular cultural events such as the Azalea Festival made the city truly famous. Wilmington is made up of three main beaches namely the Carolina, Kure, and the Wrightsville Beach. The Carolina is the oldest resort district in the city that is situated in Pleasure Island where fishing is the most popular activity. Kure Beach on the other hand is a small community that is family-oriented. It also has the North Carolina Aquarium that attracts huge crowds and features a giant salt water tank. While the Wrightsville Beach is also a unique place of its own which is also a beach community that boasts of the charm of a village that is quaint and clean

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