Wilmington NC #1 for Inbound Moves

Michelle Roberts
Michelle Roberts
Published on August 26, 2021

Wilmington is #1 for inbound moves. Beaches, arts and culture, festivals, historic downtown, and outdoor recreation… are just a few reasons people visit Wilmington NC and NEVER want to leave.


Wilmington is minutes to 3 island beaches…Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach.

Wrightsville Beach NC Surfing

Wrightsville Beach is named one of the world’s best surf towns. Resort amenities, beach boutiques, waterfront dining and an abundance of watersports including kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing and surfing.

Carolina Beach NC

Carolina Beach is a family friendly beach with lots of personality. Visit Carolina Beach and During the summer Carolina Beach hosts weekly fireworks shows and movie nights in the park.

Kure Beach is a small town beach with lots to experience including the NC Aquarium at Ft Fisher and the Fort Fisher State Historic Site.

Arts and Culture

Wilmington NC Symphony Orchestra

Wilmington was named as one of the 100 Best Art Towns in America. Wilmington is bursting at the seams with art and culture. Take a stroll through downtown Wilmington and find art painted on the buildings and displayed in storefront windows. Wilmington offers an array of museums, art galleries, and performing arts venues. Wilmington is home to Historic Thalian Hall, the Cameron Art Museum, and the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra.


Perhaps the most popular the annual NC Azalea Festival colorful parades, street fairs, home and garden tours, fireworks, and concerts are just a few of the happenings at this nationally acclaimed event. Other festivals include the Carolina Beach Music Festival, the Cape Fear Kite Festival, and Riverfest.

Historic Downtown Wilmington

Wilmington NC Cape Fear River, Riverwalk

Enjoy the southern charm of cobblestone streets, horse drawn carriages, breathtaking views of the Cape Fear River from scenic riverwalk, farm to table restaurants, museums, and unique boutiques by day. At night enjoy the vibrant nightlife from downtown bars and dance clubs to great music venues including the new Riverfront Park Amphitheater.

Outdoor Recreation

Kayaking Wilmington NC

The City of Wilmington is home to 40 parks. One of the most popular Greenfield Park is home to tennis courts, an amphitheater, a skate park, playground picnic areas, fishing, kayaking, and 4.2 mile walking trail. New Hanover county where Wilmington is located maintains an additional 25 parks and athletic facilities. Including Airlie Gardens which is famous for Enchanted Airlie their annual holiday event featuring over 1 million festive lights. There is also the 761 acre Carolina Beach State Park with nearly 9 miles of trails, camping, fishing, and boating. Carolina Beach State park is home to the rare carnivorous plant the Venus fly trap.

About Reignited Real Estate’s Blog: Reignited Real Estate is owned and operated by Michelle Roberts, Homes for Heroes Affiliate REALTOR®, Military Relocation Professional, and Director NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation. Michelle can be reached via email at [email protected] or by phone (910) 777-5989. Michelle has helped many people move in and out of the Coastal NC area since 2007.

If you’re thinking of selling or buying, we’d love to share our knowledge and expertise.

Reignited Real Estate services the following Coastal NC Areas: Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Leland, Hampstead, Surf City, N. Topsail Beach, Holly Ridge, and Jacksonville NC.

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