Attractions for kids in Wilmington NC

There is no better place to visit or raise your family than the Cape Fear region. Whether you are here on a fun get away, or fortunate enough to live in this beautiful coastal area year-round, you will find much to see and do together. Featuring an abundance of attractions for kids, the area provides many services to keep your kids healthy, happy, educated and entertained.

Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park

Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park, the largest amusement park in southeastern North Carolina, offers such an abundance of fun entertainment that children will beg to go again and again.Read more

Aquarium is a must see

The most impressive facility in the area is the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Situated on a wooded oceanfront location complete with lovely gardens and wildlife areas, the aquarium features many beautiful and exotic displays, beginning with a large tree-filled atrium containing stream, pond and swamp aquatic life, plants and ground cover.Read more

Lots of snakes, reptiles

Located on Orange Street in downtown Wilmington is the Cape Fear Serpentarium exhibiting an amazing collection of more than 100 species of snakes.Read more

Kids love trains

The Wilmington Railroad Museum is a special treat not only for children, but for railroad enthusiasts and history buffs too. On the north side of downtown at the Coastline Center, the Museum is situated in Warehouse B.Read more

Lions, tigers and giraffes

For all the children who love visiting zoos, Tregembo Animal Park should be on the list of attractions to see. The Tregembo family for more than 60 years has maintained the only zoo in southeastern North Carolina. Read more

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