Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

Wilmington is a city in North Carolina, and is the county seat of New Hanover County, USA. Located in the southeastern part of the state, it is home to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial, the Cape Fear Museum, Airlie Gardens, and a large historic district.

The city is famous for its beaches, seafood, and historic plantations. Attractions include aquariums, museums, historical sites, festivals, libraries, film studios, theatres, plantations and more.

Things to See and Do

* Bellamy Mansion
* Burgwin-Wright House
* Cape Fear Museum
* Airlie Gardens
* Cape Fear Serpentarium

General information

Cruise Season – May – October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 106.2 km²
Population – 100,500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Port of Wilmington is located on the Cape Fear River.

Travel Links – Wilmington is served by Wilmington International Airport located at 1740 Airport Blvd, to the northwest of downtown. Two airlines fly into ILM: US Airways and ASA. While there are some direct flights into Wilmington, most passengers will catch a connecting flight through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, GA (ATL), or through Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte (CLT).

Bus service to and from Wilmington is via Carolina Trailways, a subsidiary of Greyhound Buses connect Wilmington to Charleston, Goldsboro, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh and Savannah. The station is located at 201 Harnett Street in downtown Wilmington. Service is infrequent, with only four arrivals and departures per day, and the station is open for limited hours: 9AM-1PM, and 4PM-6PM.

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