Although we typically have beautiful weather in southeastern North Carolina, the occasional cold and rainy days do occur; and when they do, it is wonderful to have indoor activities for the family to enjoy. Fortunately, Wilmington is brimming with possibilities for family fun, below are just a few of our favorite things to do around town.
The Children’s Museum. Discover, play, and get hands-on learning through engaging and informative exhibits and activities. Families will enjoy the historic charm of downtown as pre-school to elementary aged children will find plenty of opportunities to explore and better understand the arts, sciences, and culture throughinteractive and age-appropriate activities. Get tickets and learn more here.
NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Connecting you to the natural world, the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher offers visitors a chance to explore marine life and various aquatic environments like salt marshes, tidal pools, and an open ocean exhibit. Watch a family of otters play, feel stingrays glide past your finger tips, and come face to face with sea turtles and sharks. Plan your visit your visit today.
Wilmington Ice House. Ice skating and winter weather go hand in hand. The Ice house offers public skating, lessons and entertainment for the whole family. Warm up with some hot chocolate and let the kids play arcade games while you skate. Click here for information on available sessions.
Jungle Rapids. If you are looking for a complete family entertainment center, Jungle Rapids is the stop for you. Although Jungle Rapids is known for it’s water activities and Go-Karts, they also have a large arcade with other indoor activities, there is sure to be plenty of ways for the whole family to have fun.
Trampoline Parks. Flip N Fly is a 28,000 square foot state of the art facility with wall-to-wall trampolines. From foam pits, rope courses, basketball hoops and trampolines, Defy Gravity offers a park for extreme air sports. Click here for more information and hours.
Bowling. Ten Pin Alley is not only home to bowling, but also billiards, an arcade and restaurant, what more could the family need on a rainy day?! Cardinal Lanes Shipyard offers kid programs and Cardinal Lanes Beach Bowl also has arcade games and you can enjoy food, drinks and beer.
And for those days you don’t feel like leaving the house. Learn where you can build your dream home (that has that rec room you need) in one of our specially curated communities in the Wilmington Area of North Carolina. Click here for current incentives. Or if you own a preferred lot, you can choose from our portfolio of floor plans to personalize with numerous design options. Contact us today to get started on your new home journey.