10 days in Swansboro & Wilmington Itinerary

10 days in Swansboro & Wilmington Itinerary

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10 days in Swansboro & Wilmington Itinerary

Start: Greeneville
Drive:  7​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
End: Greeneville


Swansboro ©
Swansboro is a town in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, located along the Atlantic Ocean. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Topsail Island.

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Greeneville to Swansboro is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Greeneville in October, Swansboro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Wilmington.

Things to do in Swansboro

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Topsail Island, Island Express Ferry Service
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Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Topsail Island ©
Topsail Island


Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Step out of Wilmington with an excursion to North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher in Kure Beach--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Bellamy Mansion, and learn about all things military at Fort Fisher State Historic Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swansboro to Wilmington takes 1.5 hours. October in Wilmington sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kure Beach, The Veggie Wagon, Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
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Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Room Escape Games
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher ©