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Wilmington is located in New Hanover County and is known as the Port City. It's home to some 99,000 residents as well as the University of North Carolina at Wilimington. It includes beaches of the Cape Fear Coast such as Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach. Wilmington is a tourist hot spot because of the climate, it's historic district, and events such as Riverfest and the Azalea Festival. Another tourist attraction is Airlie Gardens and Screen Gem Studios where TV shows such as One Tree Hill and Dawson's Creek were filmed. Wilmington is also home to quite a few championship golf courses. People can see the World War II battleship, the USS North Carolina. Local lore states the USS North Carolina is a ghost ship. Tourists flee to Wilmington to go boating and surfing. Many people also come just to bask in the the sun and comb the beach.

Places to See in Wilmington
  1. Wilmington's Children Museum
  2. Fort Fisher State Historic Site
  3. Zebulon Latimer House
  4. Wilmington Railroad Museum
  5. USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
  6. Cape Fear Museum
  7. Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
  8. Pine Valley Country Club
  9. Bellamy Mansion Museum & Gardens
  10. Ghost Walk of Wilmington
  11. Haunted Wilmington Tours
  12. Historic Wilmington Foundation
  13. Thomas Kinkade Serenity Place Gallery
  14. North Carolina Studios Tours

Kure Beach
The Aerial Clubhouse
The USS North Carolina

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