Renowned for its riverfront and easily accessible (with direct flights from New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Charlotte), Wilmington, N.C, makes for aperfect weekend getaway. Here are a few tips to make the most of limited time in the coastal destination.
Wilmington’s National Register Historic District spans more than 230 blocks, with churches, architecture, brick-lined streets and historic houses
You may be saying, “What?!?” But one of the largest production facilities east of Los Angeles is in Wilmington. Scout real locations during your visit.
Enjoy Delicious Cuisine
From Southern comfort foods to fresh catch, Wilmington features a range of options and cuisines. Culinary tours are also available.
Wilmington is one of the most haunted cities in the world. Special tours tell the stories of the lost souls of the city.
With nature preserves, trails, golf and more, outdoor enthusiasts can walk, jog, bike, play and much more.
Sip Local Brews
For 20 years, Front Street Brewery has served as Wilmington’s only restaurant with a brewery. More and more craft breweries are opening in the area as well.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
I recently dined at Irwin’s in Philadelphia. The restaurant is located on the rooftop of the Bok Building, a former school turned collective of small businesses, non-profits, artist workshops, a bar and restaurant. I previously visited Bok for the bar and yoga classes, and I was excited to experience the restaurant.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death, originated in Mexico, and honored across Latin America. Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa invites guests to celebrate this cultural event with them in November.