Wilmington, NC Weekend Getaway

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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
wilmington me
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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About Andrea Updyke

Andrea Updyke is a married mom of two boys living in Raleigh, NC. She is a published author and blogger of more than 18 years and loves to celebrate the little things that make life awesome.

Whether she's sharing tasty recipes, traveling or hanging with the family, Andrea's goal is to help make your days a little easier and a lot more fun! Email inquiries to andreaupdyke@gmail.com.

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