Posted on: May 6th, 2022 Posted in Around ILM

Wilmington is one of the few North Carolina beach destinations that offers convenient access to celebrated dining, upscale shopping opportunities and outdoor activities galore. Kick start your well-being goals by planning a visit to Wilmignton, NC, where wellness meets relaxation on the coast providing an exceptional relaxation experience to elevate your typical beach vacation.

Yoga on the Pier

Start your day with some fresh air and salty yoga on the Oceanic Pier! Enjoy a beautiful Vinyasa flow over the soothing sounds and smells of the ocean. An amazing opportunity to connect mind, body, and soul. A complete practice well suited to any practitioner

What to bring: 

  • A mat or towel to practice on
  • A bottle of water
  • Your bathing suit… because how can you resist plunging into the ocean afterward?
  • Sunglasses (Class faces the sunrise)

Taking a walk around the Loop

The Wrightsville Beach Loop is full of breathtaking views of nature and the intercostal way. A 2.5-mile trail around the island. Or take two wheels on the nearby 10-mile River to the Sea Bikeway that starts at Johnnie Mercer’s Pier in Wrightsville Beach and stretches to Riverfront Park, just off Market Street in Historic Downtown Wilmington.

Relax on the Beach

Wilmington has the convenience of being minutes away from a handful of NC’s most beautiful beaches. Take a day trip to Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, or even Kure Beach and experience crystal blue waters and ultimate relaxation!

Stroll Through Airlie Gardens

One of the best things to do in Wilmington, NC, is stroll through the beautiful Airlie Gardens. Airlie Gardens is a 67-acre botanical garden you can find on the way to Wrightsville Beach. If you want an easy and relaxing day outside, this is one of the best things to do in Wilmington. The gardens are filled with live oaks, outdoor art, walking paths, and seasonal flowers. This makes for the perfect place to come on a beautiful sunny day for a picnic.