Wilmington Beach North Carolina



Looking for some of the best seafood restaurants offered in the Wilmington/Carolina beach area? These restaurants are some of the local favorites and are sure to please your appetite for fresh seafood.

BlueWater
4 Marina Street
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910)256-8500

Catch
215 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-2841

Elijah's
2 Ann Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)343-1448

The George on the Riverwalk
128 South Water Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)763-2052

Heck of a Peck
4039 Masonboro Loop Road
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910)793-2300

Dock Street Oyster Bar
12 Dock Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)762-2827

The Cape Fear River is a 202 miles (325 km) long blackwater river in Wilmington, North Carolina. It flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Fear, from which it takes it's name. The overall water quality of the river is continuously measured and monitored by the Lower Cape Fear River Program and conducted by the UNCW Aquatic Ecology Lab, UNCW Benthic Ecology Lab, and the UNCW Icethyology and Fish Ecology Lab. The Cape Fear Shiner is endemic to the river basin.

-According to WikiPedia

Cape Fear River Map
Cape Fear River
Cape Fear River Basin
Cape Fear River Dam
Cape Fear River Shiner Fish


Planning a vacation or trip to Wilmington, North Carolina? Be sure to shop around for the best prices and places to stay for your time at the beach. Whether you are looking to stay in a beach front house or a condo on the sound, below are a few vacation realtor's in the area that are worth looking into:




Be sure to contact these Wilmington NC vacation home realtor's to ensure your getting the best deal possible for your stay.

Wilmington North Carolina is packed with amazing restaurants through out the city. Below are a few of the best.

Dock Street Oyster Bar - Wilmington














  • Dock Street Oyster Bar
  • Fat Tony's Pub (Pizza and Beers)
  • P.T.'s Grille (Burgers)
  • McAllister's Deli (Sandwiches)
  • Cubbie's (Wing's and BBQ)
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Smithfield's (BBQ)
  • Elizabeth's (Italian)
  • Antonio's (Pizza)
  • Nuevo Zarape (Mexican)
  • The Waterstreet Bar & Restaurant

Looking to take a vacation in Wilmington NC or are a parent coming to visit children in school at UNCW? The hotels listed below offer a great place for you and your friends or family.
  • Hilton Wilmington Riverside
  • Holiday Inn Wilmington Market Street
  • The Wilmingtonian Hotel
  • Courtyard Wilmington
  • Coastline Inn
  • Baymont Inn and Suites Wilmington
  • America's Best Value Inn Wilmington Hotel

Looking for a night out at the bars in Wilmington? Below is a list of some of the local favorites in no particular order:
  • Fat Tony's Pub
  • Front Street Brewery
  • Riverboat landing
  • Firebelly Lounge
  • Bluepost Billiards
  • Level 5 at CityStage
  • Longstreets Irish Pub
  • Rum Runners
  • The Rusty Nail at Beatty's Tavern

The below video shows off one scuba diving location just outside of Wilmington NC called Rosin Wreck. The site is just 40 miles south of Wilmington and is 115ft deep. The area is sometimes referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic due to its dangerous reefs. Watch the video and see the wreck site, as well as 2 lion fish and a stone fish.



Downtown Wilmington is full of charm and historic value. The below video tour of Wilmington North Carolina features some of the main areas and sights including Market Street (US-17 Business), College Road (US-117/NC-132), Oleander Drive (US-76), 16th Street, 17th Street, Shipyard Boulevard (US-117), Carolina Beach Road (US-421), Front Street, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway (US-74).

Watch the video now to see a little of what Wilmington has to offer.



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