FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
The city's long history, including its part in the American Revolution, is revealed in sights downtown and in the surrounding area. The Cotton Exchange is a complex of old mills, warehouses and cotton export buildings now used as shopping and entertainment centers. Henrietta III, a boat resembling the paddle wheelers that once plied the Cape Fear River, has been put into service as a tourist vessel.
Wilmington, also a college town, hosts annual events such as the Azalea Festival, North Carolina Jazz Festival, Christmas candlelight tours, fishing tournaments, and the Cucalorus Film Festival. EUE/Screen Gems Studios turn out more than 300 film, television, and commercial productions, including Iron Man 3 for Marvel, Under the Dome for CBS, and the popular CW network shows Dawson's Creek and One Tree Hill.
There's a feeling of having stepped back in time in this small, historic seaport with a charming boardwalk. Residents take great pride in the...
Natives pronounce it "Bah-dy" not "Bow-dy." Folklore claims the local pronunciation harks back to the days when this corner of the Graveyard...