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Wilmington, NC Weekend Getaway

Here’s why a Wilmington, NC weekend getaway should be on your must try list! With our without kids, Wilmington has everything you need.

Last weekend, Jerry and I had a wonderful time at the beach! We rolled in on Friday night and went to dinner downtown.

We ate at a Thai place and ordered Wonton soup to start.

Wilmington - Wrightsville
We decided to share a pot (not knowing exactly what that was) but it came in the coolest container!

Basically, the soup was in a trough around the middle part and there was a flame inside that kept it warm! Too fun!

Wilmington dinner
Saturday we slept in and then went to Dunkin Donuts for breakfast. On the way back we stopped at CVS, which I discovered is “Jerry’s Target”.

This simply means that he is in absolute heaven at CVS. Who knew??

We picked up a few things and headed back to the Wilmington KOA where we enjoyed the wonderful pool and sunshine! AND I finally found something I can beat Jerry at; swimming!

I had no idea and I am sure it wouldn’t take long for him to best me if he really tried. But it was fun to win. 🙂

Later, we loaded up the bikes into the van and drove down to the beach and parked. We rode up and down the beach, people watching and taking pictures. It was great!

We had yummy seafood at Oceanic Restaurant and walked around watching the fishermen.

Wilmington Oceanic
Wilmington pier
Wilmington nets
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Saturday night we walked around a mall, had dinner and went to see Zohan, which was ridiculously, irreverently, and politically hilarious in case you were wondering. Points for the hummus humor!

We came home on Sunday feeling refreshed and ready to go! I highly recommend the mini-vacay to all 🙂

Where is your favorite weekend getaway?

weekend getaway to Wilmington NC. Great for a parents weekend or with the whole family

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Ben Shepard

Wednesday 25th of June 2008

Good to hear from you! So glad you guys are doing well!


Tuesday 24th of June 2008

that trip sounds so wonderful and relaxing!


Monday 23rd of June 2008

You guys are so cute together, and Andi, you're so pretty! Looks like you had fun. And great pics, too!

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