Destination guide

The beachside setting of Wilmington is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and history with a rental holiday home in Wilmington. Renowned for its beaches, riverfront and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Wilmington

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Wilmington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Castle Bay Country Club (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Wilmington

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wilmington

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Wilmington has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wilmington is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hugh Macrae Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brunswick Nature Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Ogden Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wilmington

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Wilmington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,234 holiday rentals near Wilmington. From 963 Houses to 956 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wilmington is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wilmington?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wilmington:

  • Historic District: 77 holiday homes
  • Airlie: 51 holiday homes
  • Landfall: 53 holiday homes
  • Riverfront: 73 holiday homes
  • Bradley Place: 42 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wilmington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Wilmington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery: 2,060 holiday rentals
  • Tregembo Animal Park: 2,612 holiday rentals
  • Latimer House: 1,994 holiday rentals
  • Poplar Grove Plantation: 1,470 holiday rentals
  • Wilmington Convention Center: 1,998 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wilmington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 963 Houses in Wilmington. Our other popular types of Wilmington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 956 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 89 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 89 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 844 holiday homes with pool available in Wilmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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