Wilmington KOA Holiday Campground Blog

Exploring Historic Downtown Wilmington


If you are looking to immerse yourself in a city that is steeped in Southern charm, look no further than Wilmington, North Carolina. Situated on the southern coast of the state, you will find one-of-a-kind historical buildings, relaxing beaches and endless recreational opportunities, making it the...

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Top 4 Things to Do With Kids in Wilmington, NC


Wilmington, North Carolina, features many kid-friendly activities, making it an ideal destination for family holidays. There is plenty to choose from, from outdoor beach and nature trail adventures to fascinating museums and attractions. These are our top four recommendations for things to do with...

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KOA President's & Founder's Award Winner Again!!!


Wilmington KOA Holiday proudly received both the President's and Founder's Awards for 2024, which marks 16 years in a row receiving these coveted honors.  We want to thank all of our valued campers for making this possible! 

Your Cape Fear River Fishing Guide


Wilmington is an angler's paradise offering absolute variety, with the vast Cape Fear River waters, easy access to ocean shorelines, enormous lakes and plenty of unexplored creeks. The city is also overflowing with tackle stores, local bait shops and charter businesses, making a fishing adventure to...

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5 Pet-Friendly Activities in Wilmington, NC


The most memorable vacations are the ones that include your four-legged furry friend. What would a trip be without your dog by your side for the adventure? When you are next in the region, take advantage of these pet-friendly activities in Wilmington, North Carolina.  1. Hike at Halyburton Park The...

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Plan a Trip to Wilmington, North Carolina


If you want to add spontaneity to your next vacation, Wilmington, North Carolina, is the perfect spot. Many activities in this coastal town do not require tickets or reservations, so you can try something new as soon as the mood strikes you.What Is There to Do in Wilmington, North Carolina?Whether...

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Winter Things to Do in Wilmington, North Carolina


One of the best ways to stay cheerful when cold temperatures arrive is to plan a trip somewhere new. While Wilmington, North Carolina, is a great vacation destination throughout the year, visiting this city in the winter is a magical experience. With an ideal climate and fewer crowds, planning a...

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Five Best Beaches in the Wilmington, NC area


Wilmington, North Carolina, is a great place to visit. It has historical sites, great food and entertainment and plenty of outdoor activities. What better way to enjoy all that Wilmington offers than by spending time on one of its beaches? Here are five of our favorite Wilmington, North Carolina,...

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Glamping Near the Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina


Glamping offers an ideal opportunity to enjoy the wonders of the outdoors and time with loved ones while creating a more luxurious experience. You get increased comfort and relaxation without sacrificing the many things that make camping great. Make your next beach vacation in Wilmington even better...

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Outdoor Activities in Wilmington, North Carolina


Wilmington has many outdoor activities that appeal to all interests, whether you want to be on the water or stroll through scenic views. Explore some of the most fun places in Wilmington below!WatersportsWilmington is an excellent area for testing out a watersport! Paddleboarding, Jet Skiing,...

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Date Ideas in Wilmington, North Carolina, for Every Couple


Wilmington is a gorgeous port city along North Carolina's coast. The area features charming and historic architecture, a peaceful seaside and plenty to do with your significant other. If you are planning a getaway to this city, here are a few romantic things to do in Wilmington, North Carolina.1....

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Wildlife of North Carolina


Whether you are staying in Wilmington or the surrounding areas, you can see a wide variety of wildlife in North Carolina. From weasels and bears to salamanders and turtles, you and your family can have fun learning about and seeing the state's animals.Here are some of the different species you might...

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State Parks Near Wilmington, NC


Visiting the state parks in North Carolina is the perfect way to appreciate the great outdoors. You can explore many state parks for days full of sun and fresh air. Let Wilmington KOA Holiday be your base camp during your trips to state parks near the coast.5 State Parks Near the CoastHave fun...

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Why Wilmington, NC, Is the Perfect Fall Vacation Destination


Wilmington's crowded beaches and exhausting summer heat often result in more time spent indoors. Instead of putting a damper on your family getaway, push your vacation back and visit Wilmington, North Carolina, in the fall.Fall Things to Do in Wilmington, North CarolinaVisiting Wilmington, North...

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Free and Cheap Things to Do in Wilmington, NC


Are you planning a fun summer excursion? Spending time in Wilmington can be a great way to get outdoors with your family and friends. You can also enjoy many free activities in Wilmington, North Carolina, during your trip — whether you want to swim in the ocean or go on a scenic hike.Here is a list...

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Monthly Camping


Looking for a great place to stay to ward off those winter blues? We have just the spot for you! We are taking reservations for monthly camping, November 2023 through March of 2024! Give us a call in the store for more info 910.686.7705 or 888.562.5699 or send your inquiry to [email protected]

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