The Area

Get to know one of the most desired locations in the nation

A charming Southern city, Wilmington is one of the most desired locations in the nation where the distinguished battleship USS North Carolina proudly stands guard.

For those who enjoy the arts, history, theatre, and symphony, Wilmington offers a bustling cultural season. Museums include the Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, the Cape Fear Museum of History & Science, Bellamy Mansion & Gardens, and the Battleship USS North Carolina, to name a few. Although Wilmington has many active performing arts centers, the famous Thalian Hall is one of the oldest and most beautiful theaters in the country.

Beyond historic and cultural attractions, Wilmington offers fine dining, shopping, spas, cinemas, concerts, gardens, art galleries, and educational institutions. Enjoy shopping at Mayfaire Town Center located across the street from Landfall with over 65 stores open and more coming. Anchor retailers include Banana Republic, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, The Fresh Market, Harris Teeter, and Barnes & Noble; not to mention a 16-theatre cinema draws people daily to the promenade style shopping center.

Water is definitely a big part of the Wilmington experience. Many visitors and residents enjoy strolling the boardwalk along the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington or Wrightsville Beach.