Wilmington, North Carolina - Battleship North Carolina
- Horse-Drawn Trolley Tour -Cotton Exchange - Henrietta II Luncheon
Cruise - Airlie Gardens - Cape Fear Touring -Wrightsville Beach -
Fort Fisher - Brunswick Town - Poplar Grove Plantation
From its 31 miles of pristine shoreline to the golden waters of the
Cape Fear River. North Carolina's historic Cape Fear Coast welcomes
its guests with wide sandy museums, galleries, unique
architecture, a lively are among the limitless opportunities that
await you. The Cape Fear Coast is a place of uncommon
beauty and a nautical legacy that spans centuries. Its rich heritage
dates back to early explorers who named Cape Fear
for its rugged shoals and foreboding waters. Whatever your pleasure,
you're sure to find what you're looking for at Southeast North Carolina's
Cape Fear Coast, a variety vacationland for the discriminating traveler.
3 Night's Superior Class Accommodations,
Deluxe Breakfast, Baggage Handling
3 Dinners (1 with entertainment)
1 Luncheon Cruise aboard the Henrietta II
Horse Drawn Trolley Tour
Admission to the Battleship North Carolina
Admission to Airlie Gardens
Admission to Poplar Grove Plantation
Ferry trip across Cape Fear River
4 days Guide Service
*Reservations must be made in advance and are subject
*1 complimentary package per 15 paying participants
*2 complimentary packages per 30 paying participants
Horse Drawn Trolley Tour
To get acquainted with this charming port city, enjoy a narrated horse-drawn
trolley tour of the historic and waterfront
district by a costumed driver.
This area is along the waterfront - it features shops from around
the world. A truly delightful evening!
Battleship North Carolina
You will visit the Battleship North Carolina, one of the most visited
sights in North Carolina. A self-guided tour offers a
unique opportunity to walk the decks of a living legend.
Continue the waterfront experience by enjoying lunch aboard the Henrietta
II, North Carolina's largest river tour boat. The Captain will offer
facts and historical lore as you cruise along the Cape Fear River.
This is Wilmington's Crown Jewel! 67 acres of post-Victorian European-style
gardens surround 12 acres of freshwater lakes.
A highlight is the 400-year-old Airlie oak.
At the dawn of the Civil War, the Confederacy took control of a neck
of land in southern North Carolina near the mouth of the Cape Fear
River and constructed what was to become the largest of one of the
most important earthwork fortifications in the South. Approximately
10 percent of Fort Fisher remains, along with a restored palisade
You will view the excavated ruins of this colonial port town as well
as Fort Anderson, a Confederate fort 90 percent still intact.
Poplar Grove Historic Plantation
This is a Manor-style Greek Revival house and peanut plantation on
16 acres with daily guided tours by costumed interpreters. Today the
home is a historic museum house, where past and present are promoted
through tours, gardens, exhibits, 19th century craft demonstrations,
and special events. Also on the grounds is a peanut and agricultural
exhibit building, animals, picnic area, playground and restaurant.
For more information
call Jean Wells at:
336 725-1624 (Fax: 336 724-5852)