Historic Downtown Wilmington


Wilmington's charming history and premier location make it one of the most beautiful cities in the South.

Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina is not just another marina stop on your way to your destination. Wilmington is THE destination. Wilmington features nearly two miles of scenic Riverwalk along the historic Cape Fear River. You can lose yourself in the vibrant array of locally owned shops and restaurants, a thriving arts and cultural scene, riverboat cruises, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, walk the historic district, or tour the World War II, USS North Carolina battleship. Visit any of our 3 beaches (Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach) all within a short 30 minute drive. Whether you wish to indulge in the cosmopolitan scene or retreat to our natural wonders spanning 31 miles of shoreline, Wilmington offers a variety of vacation experiences from the river to the sea. Now you know why we say the Port City Marina is truly "in the middle of it all!"

The marina is situated in the heart of downtown Wilmington. You can walk to restaurants, check out the thriving downtown art scene, or explore boutique-style shops. The marina is conveniently located just 3 miles from the Wilmington International Airport! Whether you fly commercial or your own aircraft – you can be relaxing on your boat in mere minutes! Talk about convenience.