Wilmington, there is no where else quite like it. Between the beautiful scenery, the wonderful people, and the quintessential southern hospitality, how could you not want to call this place home? Check out our top 5 reasons to love living in Wilmington, North Carolina.
1.) Everyday is Just Another Day in Paradise
OK, we couldn’t make this list and not mentions the beaches. After all, who doesn’t love a great beach day? Bordering both Wrightsville Beach and Pleasure Island (Carolina Beach and Kure Beach) Wilmington offers a location that just can’t be matched. You have to admit, we’re living in paradise here. You can spend a day paddleboaridng along the Intracoastal, go fishing off of Johnny Mercer’s Pier, and even spend a day walking along the Boardwalk at Carolina Beach. Adventure is always right around the corner. But if you want to kick back and relax, well that’s OK too.
2.) Incredible Dining Options are Just Around the Corner
It’s safe to say, we love food in Wilmington, and it shows. If you’re a local, you know first hand just how many awesome dining options there are. Not to mention there’s a huge variety of them. You can grab some tasty grub at Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn, experience the exotic and flavorful selections of the east at Indochine, and even enjoy a night spent drinking your favorite microbrews and dining on decadent pub selections at the Copper Penny. And we’re just getting started.
3.) The Small Business Scene Here is Thriving
One thing that you’ll quickly notice if you haven’t already, is that the small business scene is thriving here. Wilmington fosters entrepreneurship. Just take a look at the thriving startup scene that’s developing here. It seems like everyday a new company is starting up, and finding somewhere local isn't hard in this town. Whether you’re at the beach or downtown, a local presence can be felt. And that’s something to be proud of.
4.) You can Always Catch a Glimpse of the Past
Old southern mansions, stunning landmarks, and even horse-drawn carriages to take you down the street, Wilmington is in many ways, a piece of living history. With a 230 block historic district that spans the Cape Fear River, this town has it all. Incredible live oak trees line the streets, giving the area a touch of quintessential old southern charm. However, don’t let appearances fool you, you’ll still be able to find all of the comforts of modernity like lightening fast WiFi, and of course, air conditioning.
5.) Good Vibes all Day Everyday
Call us a little silly, maybe even a little crazy, but Wilmington has such a great energy and culture to it. This city is full of life and wonderful people. A laid back lifestyle with an appreciation for southern hospitality, Wilmington locals know what it means to have good vibes all day everyday. Because what’s not to love about this place?
We’re living in paradise