Holidays to Wilmington

United States
With the world's second largest downtown historic district (only Rome, Italy tops it), Wilmington, North Carolina is one of the South's unsung vacation destinations. On the coast with a historic battleship, manor homes open for touring and a pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining area, Wilmington is quickly moving its way up …

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How to get to Wilmington

Here's what you need to know about getting to Wilmington. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Wilmington takes 9 hours, 30 minutes.

When to go to Wilmington

Typical Holiday Price

£1354 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Wilmington varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - April is the cheapest month to go to Wilmington.

Where to stay in Wilmington

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Wilmington, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Wilmington

Erika Smith | Trip by SkyscannerUSS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
Mariangela Barbosa | Trip by SkyscannerAirlie Gardens
Airlie Gardens
Dianne P | Trip by SkyscannerJungle Rapids Family Fun Park
Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
insider_monkey | FlickrMayfaire Town Center
Mayfaire Town Center
Brian Leon of Ottawa | FlickrBellamy Mansion Museum & Gardens
Bellamy Mansion Museum & Gardens
MyFWCmedia | FlickrCape Fear Serpentarium -- CLOSED
Cape Fear Serpentarium -- CLOSED
Tom and Lynn | Trip by SkyscannerMayfaire
teresaphillips1965 | FlickrCape Fear Riverboats
Cape Fear Riverboats
BenjaminThompson | FlickrThalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts

Reviews of Wilmington

Jaak Treiman
Jaak TreimanLos Angeles

A historic town that hasn’t quite figured out how to relate to its history. It could easily shoot up to a five star rating but could just as easily sink to a two star rating.

Rachel Schuyler
Rachel SchuylerHoboken

Wilmington is a hidden surf town- it is one of few NC beaches that hasn’t been plagued by tourism! A gorgeous, quiet and quaint beach- Wrightsville Beach!

TillySan Luis Obispo

What a wonderful college beach town! Even though there are a lot of young people at the beach, there are also a lot of families too. Every street has paid parking spots available by the beach which makes it convenient. Visit the riverwalk area! There are a lot of neat shops and restarants you can check out.

Dodger Schwartz
Dodger SchwartzWilmington

Lots of history, dog friendly, plenty of outdoor spots to explore, and even more good places to eat! Then, there's the beaches!

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