All things to see and do in historic Wilmington, NC and our island beaches. One destination. And four unique settings from the river to sea offer extraordinary experiences in the historic river district of Wilmington, N.C., and on three colorful island beaches - Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach. As North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination, the area’s natural scenic beauty, culture and history all charm visitors making it the ideal place to get away. Wilmington and our island beaches flow with the pulse of coastal life and free you to be spontaneous…and see where the water takes you.