Wilmington is the principal city of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area, a metropolitan area that includes New Hanover and Pender counties in southeastern North Carolina and it has a population of 263,429 as of the 2012 Census. It is a Southern destination, with something for everyone and it is a vibrant riverfront city, with a timeless character, that has preserved its historic places, while fostering an ever-evolving independent spirit.
Explore the city’s National Register Historic District, which spans 230-plus blocks of churches, classic architecture, moss-draped oaks, brick-lined streets and antebellum homes. Visit Airlie Gardens or stroll along the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk, lined with shops and cafes, or the Port City Marina. Then, hop aboard a water taxi to the famous World War II Battleship, the USS North Carolina, or take a scenic cruise or a sightseeing tour.
Wilmington is also the home of EUE Screen Gems Studios, the largest domestic television and movie production facility outside of California, where you can find the “Dream Stage 10”, the newest sound stage and third largest in the US. So, you will never be bored exploring North Carolina’s most accessible coastal city destination. All you need is somewhere to lay your head after taking in the sights, and we have you covered here as well, with this list of top VRBO accommodations in Wilmington, NC.
This bungalow house offers two bedrooms with queen beds in each room and a single bath, as well as a queen-size sleeper sofa and a large chair with a single sleeper, that can accommodate up to seven people. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities you need for preparing food and cooking and the living area has a spacious room for entertainment.
The bungalow house is 15 minutes from Wrightsville Beach and approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from Front Street and the Cape Fear River, which is in downtown Wilmington.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of seven people, the minimum age limit for renters is 25, children are welcome and they will consider two, well-behaved pets, as long as the owners clean up after them in the house and in the yard (no cats allowed). The home is strictly non-smoking.
1916 bungalow - Historic Wilmington & near Wrightsville Beach
Price: from 127 USD
Number of Guests: 7
This vintage house is the perfect place for family gatherings, bridal parties, romantic retreats or any events for families or a group of friends. Located in the former ‘streetcar suburb’ of Carolina Heights, this grand home is just blocks from the downtown riverfront (voted best riverfront in America by USA Today), close to shops and restaurants, a minute from ILM Airport and a 15-minute drive to Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. It is also 30 minutes to Ft. Fisher - home to the NC Aquarium.
This house offers four beautiful bedrooms, with two king master bedrooms and two queen bedrooms. Three of the four bedrooms have flat screen televisions with DVD players. The kitchen and living area are completely designed and decorated for your convenience and equipped with all the amenities needed for your vacation.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of eight, the minimum age of the primary renter is 25 yrs old and parties/events are not allowed. The house may not be suited for very young children, pets are not allowed and there is a no smoking policy.
The Dames Inn - Where timeless grace meets southern charm
Price: from 375 USD
Number of Guests: 8
This historic house features queen beds in the front and back bedrooms and a bunk bed that sleeps three in the middle bedroom (double bottom, single top) with two bathrooms and one and a half baths. Both the living area and kitchen are spacious, where a family or a group of friends can enjoy their stay, especially with the full amenities.
The house is close to Thalian Hall and only six blocks from the river boardwalk. It is within walking distance to downtown, for casual dining, coffee shops, museums, art galleries, antique shops, library, horse-drawn carriage rides and more.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of seven people, children are welcome but pets are not allowed and it is non-smoking.
Beautiful 3 bedroom - Historic downtown
Price: from 164 USD
Number of Guests: 7
This beautiful townhouse has two bedrooms - both with queen beds and two bathrooms and it can accommodate up to eight people. All linen in the property is hotel quality and there is a fully equipped kitchen that includes all essentials for cooking. The living area has a fireplace and a very comfortable sofa, that can accommodate one person for sleeping.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of eight, parties/events are not allowed, pets are considered on a case by case basis, with an added pet fee and the property is non-smoking.
Gorgeous, downtown & everything you need!
Price: from 230 USD
Number of Guests: 8
This newly renovated, two story family house has three bedrooms. There is a king bed in the master bedroom, a queen in the second bedroom and a double and a twin in the third bedroom. It has also two bathrooms upstairs and a half bath downstairs. The living room is spacious for family gatherings and activities, with a double-sided brick fireplace and a dining area on the other side of the fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of eight, children are welcome, pets are considered and it is non-smoking.
Castle Antiques District - Renovated Colonial
Price: from 179 USD
Number of Guests: 8
This 600 square foot (55.7 square meter) studio type apartment has one bedroom with a queen size bed and one bathroom. The living room has a couch that turns into a sofa bed and can accommodate two. The kitchenette is equipped with all the amenities needed for cooking.
House rule: There is a maximum occupancy of three, parties/events are not allowed and it is non-smoking.
Sleep among Wilmington's historic estates! Central to downtown & beaches
Price: from 115 USD
Number of Guests: 3
This spacious two bedroom, one bath condo has been completely renovated, from top to bottom and can accommodate four people. Both bedrooms have comfortable queen size beds and the fully equipped kitchen has a french door refrigerator, new stainless steel range, a microwave and a dishwasher.
There is a back porch that is shady and private and a great spot to enjoy your morning coffee and newspaper. This home is located in historic downtown Wilmington, which has easy access to all the shopping, restaurants, nightlife, historic homes, buildings and more.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of four, a minimum age limit for renters, children are welcome and pets are considered, with a pet fee of 25 USD. The property is non-smoking.
Historic home in downtown Wilmington
Price: from 121 USD
Number of Guests: 4
This charming house is a great choice for a solo adventurer, couples, wedding guests, graduations, family reunions and other events. It has three bedrooms with a queen bed in the master bedroom, a full bed in the second bedroom, two twin beds in the third bedroom and a queen sofa bed in the living room. There are two bathrooms and altogether, the home can accommodate eight people.
The kitchen is stocked and equipped with everything you need to feel at home and the living room has a brand new 49 inch Smart TV. This is a one story house, so no need to climb any stairs. The house is within walking distance to Port City Java, Brunt Mill Creek and a Thai restaurant.
House rules: There is a maximum capacity of eight, a minimum age limit of 25, children are welcome, pets are considered and the property is non-smoking.
Beautiful, charming, historic riverfront and Wrightsville Beach!
Price: from 152 USD
Number of Guests: 8
This 400 square foot (37.2 square meter) private apartment has one bedroom, one bath and can accommodate three people since the bedroom has an extra sofa bed. Everything is comfy and fully equipped with all you need so that you can enjoy your vacation. It has also a large front porch for your morning coffee or evening cocktail.
House rules: There is a maximum capacity of three, children are welcome but note that young children must be watched closely near the staircase that leads into the apartment and it cannot be gated off. Pets are not allowed and it is strictly non-smoking.
Lovely Carolina Place historic gem
Price: from 114 USD
Number of Guests: 3
This is a two bedroom, two full bathroom home that can accommodate five people. The master bedroom features a queen bed with an en-suite bathroom, containing a claw foot tub, shower and a generous walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a beautiful, antique, full-sized bed. Plush bath towels and 300-count cotton sheets are provided. The living room has ample seating for all guests with an HD Smart TV and the kitchen is fully equipped.
The front porch has a Southern swing, ceiling fan and a rocking chair and the back porch provides a more intimate spot for morning coffee or an evening cocktail. This bungalow cottage home is located in Carolina Place, in downtown Wilmington, on Wrightsville Avenue, which is walking distance to restaurants, shopping and even coffee shops. And it is only 7 miles (11.3 km) away (approximately 12 minutes) from beautiful Wrightsville Beach.
House rules: There is a maximum occupancy of five, the minimum age of the primary renter is 25, parties/events are allowed, children are welcome and pets are considered, up to two. The property is non-smoking.
Historic cottage bungalow in downtown Wilmington
Price: from 167 USD
Number of Guests: 5
Come explore North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination...Wilmington!
Whether you wish to indulge in the cosmopolitan scene of the city or retreat to the natural wonders, including the 31 miles (49.9 km) of shoreline, Wilmington is one Southern destination with something for everyone. Explore, enjoy and collect some beautiful memories in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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