Outside Wilmington

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher Wilmington Attractions
900 Loggerhead Rd.
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 772-0500

Visitors to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher discover more than they can imagine. Stunning exhibits showcase a variety of aquatic environments from freshwater streams and swamps to reefs and open ocean. Take a journey down the Cape Fear River to the coastal waters as you travel through the aquarium....more about North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

ZipQuest - WaterFall & TreeTop Adventure Wilmington Attractions
533 Carvers Falls Dr.
Fayetteville, NC
(910) 488-8787

Zip line through the woods, ascend floating spiral stairways to tree-house platforms and cross Carver's Falls on a suspension bridge on what USA Today says is one of 10 Great Zip Lines: Zipquest - Waterfall and Treetop Adventure in Fayetteville, N.C. The adventure begins with an orientation of zip line basics,...more about ZipQuest - WaterFall & TreeTop Adventure

Bella Coola Rd.
Lake Waccamaw, NC
(910) 646-4748
(877) 722-6762

Lake Waccamaw, named after the region's tribal natives, is the largest of the Carolina Bays and is 38 miles from Wilmington in Columbus County. It wasn't until the age of aviation that thousands of the elliptical depressions known as Carolina Bays were noticed dotting the Carolinas' coastal plain. All the depressions...more about Lake Waccamaw State Park

40 Patriots Hall
Currie, NC 28435
(910) 283-5591

This 86-acre National Park Service site in Currie, NC, commemorates and preserves the land where the Revolutionary War Battle of Moore's Creek was fought in February 1776 between Loyalists and Patriots of North Carolina. A one-mile walking history trail enables you to see much of the battlefield, and there are also...more about Moore's Creek National Battlefield

Poplar Grove Plantation
 
 
 
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