6 days in Swansboro & Wilmington Itinerary

6 days in Swansboro & Wilmington Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Swansboro
1
Swansboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Wilmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Swansboro

2
nights
Swansboro

Swansboro ©
Swansboro is a town in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, located along the Atlantic Ocean. Step off the beaten path and head to Candy Edventure and MacDaddy's Entertainment Center. When in Swansboro, make a side trip to see Foscue Plantation in Pollocksville, approximately Pollocksville away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC, try for a hole-in-one at The Golfin Dolphin, play a few rounds at Star Hill Golf Club, and bet on your favorite at Carteret County Speedway.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Swansboro trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Swansboro. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wilmington.

Things to do in Swansboro

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cape Carteret, Foscue Plantation
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Silver Creek Golf Club ©
Silver Creek Golf Club
Candy Edventure ©
Candy Edventure
Foscue Plantation ©
Foscue Plantation

3
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Surf City Pier, then get your game on at Battle House Laser Tag, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broomtail Craft Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens and then view the masterpieces at Sunset River Marketplace.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Swansboro to Wilmington in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Surf City Pier, Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens, Sunset River Marketplace, Haag and Sons Seafood
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Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Haag and Sons Seafood ©
Haag and Sons Seafood
Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens ©
Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens