Wilmington is a riverfront city and the most accessible coastal area in the state. The pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk winds along the Cape Fear River, connecting many of the city`s shops, cafes, and nightlife with waterfront hotels, parks and the Port City Marina. Plan a weekend trip to Wilmington, a beautiful coastal destination in North Carolina where you can stroll along the Riverwalk, visit great museums, restaurants, gardens, breakfast spots, wedding venues and historic attractions like the USS North Carolina. Best things to do in Wilmington, NC with kids include the Wilmington Railroad Museum, the Cape Fear Serpentarium and the Children's Museum of Wilmington.
Wilmington– Outer Banks: 4hr 31 min approx.
Outer Banks- Virginia Beach: 2 hr 24 min approx.
Virginia Beach- Newport News: 52 min approx