Destination guide

The lively area of Wilmington Historic District awaits your stay

Come and experience Wilmington Historic District and its live music, history and theatre scene. This walkable city is known for its riverfront, shopping and cafes. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Wilmington Historic District

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Wilmington Historic District a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Halyburton Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wilmington Historic District

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wilmington Historic District is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Hugh Macrae Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Halyburton Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Ogden Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Brunswick Nature Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wilmington Historic District

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Historic District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 80 holiday rentals near Historic District. From 44 Condos/Apartments to 22 Houses, 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 Historic District is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Historic District?

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 Historic District:

  • Shell Island: 236 holiday homes
  • South End: 344 holiday homes
  • Airlie: 52 holiday homes
  • Wilmington Beach: 1,283 holiday homes
  • Landfall: 54 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 Historic District?

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

  • Latimer House: 1,991 holiday rentals
  • Wilmington Convention Center: 1,993 holiday rentals
  • Cape Fear Community College: 1,886 holiday rentals
  • Wilmington Railroad Museum: 1,997 holiday rentals
  • City Stage Theatre: 1,987 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Historic District 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 Condos/Apartments in Historic District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 44 Condos/Apartments in Historic District. Our other popular types of Historic District holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Historic District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 73 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Historic District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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