TripAdvisor: Wilmington one of top Destinations on the Rise

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — One of the top travel destinations on the rise is Wilmington, according to TripAdvisor.

From beaches to cities to outdoor getaways, Wilmington came in third for the up and coming destinations for travelers in 2018.

According to a news release, the Travelers’ Choice Destination on the Rise awards recognize 44 destinations around the world selected by measuring year-over-year increase in positive TripAdvisor traveler review ratings for accommodations, restaurants and attractions, as well as increase in search and booking interest. This is the sixth year of the awards.

TripAdvisor says Wilmington boasts ‘a vibrant riverfront city with the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk winding along the Cape Fear River, connecting many of the city’s charming shops, cafés, and nightlife with waterfront hotels, parks and the Port City Marina.

TripAdvisor touts Wilmington’s annual festivals, such as Riverfest, Wilmington Beer Week and the North Carolina Azalea Festival, which attract crowds year-round.

Kapaa, Hawaii was named the top U.S. destination.




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