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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Wilmington is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and history with a rental holiday home in Wilmington. Renowned for its beaches, riverfront and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Wilmington

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Wilmington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Castle Bay Country Club (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Wilmington

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wilmington

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Wilmington has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wilmington is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hugh Macrae Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brunswick Nature Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Ogden Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wilmington

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wilmington?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,295 vacation rentals near Wilmington. From 952 flats & apartments to 1,282 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wilmington for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wilmington?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wilmington:

  • River District: 101 vacation rentals
  • Forest Hills: 17 vacation rentals
  • Wilmington Historic District: 110 vacation rentals
  • Landfall: 40 vacation rentals
  • Airlie: 39 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wilmington?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wilmington. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Airlie Gardens: 2,303 vacation rentals
  • Latimer House: 2,016 vacation rentals
  • Wilmington Convention Center: 2,034 vacation rentals
  • Mayfaire Town Center: 2,393 vacation rentals
  • Bellamy Mansion Museum: 2,043 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmington listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Wilmington?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 952 Flats in Wilmington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wilmington include:

  • Houses: 1,282 rentals available
  • Cottages: 75 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 786 vacation rentals with pool available in Wilmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.