5229 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: (910) 392-1741
Fax: (910) 332-1400
Ponderosa Farm provides a mobile farm and pony rides for all of North Carolina. Other services include trail rdies, beach rides, day camp, lessons, training, sales, & boarding. The animals are very kid friendly.
The ancient Wilmington National Cemetery is placed in the Wilmington city of New Hanover County in North Carolina. It was built in 1867, and is looked after by the New Berlin National Cemetery. Included in the National Register of Historic Places, this cemetery has remains that were re-interred from Wilmington City Cemetery, Fort Johnson and surrounding region.
Fun for the whole family can be found at this fun park that includes Grand Prix go-karts, laser tag areas, the largest indoor playground in Wilmington, an 18 hole miniature golf course, a climbing wall, and a waterpark that includes a lazy river, a million gallon wavepool, waterslides, and a children's pool.
The only arboretum in Southeastern North Carolina, this arboretum offers visitors a chance to study native plants and their environment, observe a variety of landscape themes that are particularly suitable to the coastal area, and take part in a wide variety of educational programs.
Mount Lebanon Chapel and Cemetery has been servicing the little town of Wrightsville Beach since 1835, and is one of the oldest in the region. The beautiful Lebanon Chapel on site, is a majestic Gothic Revival structure worth exploring. Due to it's historic prominence, the structure was added to the National Register of Historic places.
Airlie Gardens is a public garden that doubles up as an event venue. You can stroll along the beautiful walkways or simply enjoy the tram ride that takes you through the park.
The most spectacular example of Antebellum architecture, this mansion is one of North Carolina's premier historic treasures. Beautiful Victorian gardens are also on the property and tours are available. The mansion contains changing exhibitions on history and design arts.
A home of three generations of Latimers until 1963 when it was furnished into a historical museum, this beautiful Italianate style house houses The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society and features 14 rooms containing over 600 historical objects including furniture, jewelry, and tools. Beautiful gardens, enclosed in original stucco and lace brick walls, surround the house and are filled with flora authentic to the period.
The oldest museum house in Southeastern North Carolina, this beautifully restored Georgian style house is filled with 18th and early 19th century furnishings. A formal garden, a terraced garden, and an orchard surround the house. Open hearth demonstrations of Colonial cooking are presented in the kitchen one Saturday each month.
The Henrietta III is a fancy riverboat, that floats on a new theme everyday. Stepping aboard the Henrietta III means that you have just invited yourself for a whole lot of fun, cruising and tours.
Battleship North Carolina was the battleship that was used during the Second World War and now is a ship museum docked at the Wilmington port.
The Wrightsville Beach is surrounded by the intra-coastal waterway and the ocean. This beach is one of the best places to enjoy water sports and outdoor activities such as surfing and swimming. This beach has also played film set to the Julia Roberts' starer Sleeping with the Enemy.