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8 Great Adventures Await You in Wilmington, NC
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8 Great Adventures Await You in Wilmington, NC

If you are traveling around this summer and are looking for some wonderful adventures, why not spend a few days in Wilmington, NC? In Wilmington there is plenty of fun and adventure for the entire family. You can visit a baseball game, take the kids to a park or playground, see an old battleship, and go to the beach. What a better way to spend your summer vacation?

8 Fantastic ADA accessible places to visit and enjoy in Wilmington, North Carolina:

  1. Greenfield Lake Amphitheater: Starting in July there are many great shows taking place at the amphitheater this summer. Come and see JJ Grey & Mofro, Blackberry Smoke, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood and more. Furthermore, the Greenfield Lake Amphitheater will meet all your ADA requirements. You will have no problems finding something to eat, a restroom, and watching the show.
  2. Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park: Come spend the day splashing and enjoying this great fun park off Oleander Drive. Back in 2014 the park installed push-button lifts for all wheelchairs and other visitors with a disability. Everyone can enjoy the “party area” and other places around the park.
  3. 288f Departments/PlanningParks/ParksRecreation/tabid/102/Default.aspx">Wrightsville Beach: You must take one day to visit Wrightsville Beach when in North Carolina. The beach has 8 different ADA access points for your enjoyment. Furthermore, if you want to take a ride in the sand you can visit the Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation office and take a spin in one of their sand/beach wheelchairs. The park office allows visitors to keep the chair for 3 days.
  4. Wilmington Water Tours: You’ll have no trouble enjoying one of the many cruises on the Wilmington. The boat has ADA access for boarding and plenty of room for a wheelchair to get around when on-board. This summer, there’s 4 great cruises scheduled in July. So plan ahead this summer and don’t miss one of these fantastic cruises on the Wilmington.
  5. Wilmington Wheelchair Accessible Parks: Around Wilmington there are 6 beautiful parks to visit that are all wheelchair accessible. Spend the day at Empie Park, Halyburton Park, Northside Park, Beaumont Park, Cameron Park or Hemenway Park. There is plenty to see and do no matter which park you decide to visit. Please check the different park schedules on their website.    
  6. Miracle Field in Olsen Park: The baseball group of Wilmington is a wheelchair accessible Miracle League that plays on rubberized turf. This is a must see when in Wilmington.
  7. Miracle Field in Olsen Park Wheelchair Accessible Playground: This is a beautiful playground for your kids. You can enjoy watching children play, have access to the different areas in your wheelchair, or just bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the afternoon.
  8. Battleship North Carolina: This is a must-see when you visit North Carolina. The Visitor’s Center, Main Deck, and portions of the interior of the battleship are wheelchair accessible. 

There is plenty to see and do when you visit North Carolina. Plan on staying around for a few days and visit the beach, listen to music, see a baseball game, or relax in the park.


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  1. Broken English
    Broken English
    Voted. They all sound like great places to visit!
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  2. Nita
    There is a lot to do here and you have given a lot of information.
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  3. Ann Johnston
    This looks like a very interesting place to visit.
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  4. Eve Sherrill York
    Sounds like fun.
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  5. Dakota
    What a great adventure.
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  6. John Mark
    Vote #9 - So glad to read about accessible places to vacation in Wilmington!
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