Move to Wilmington ASAP!
Wilmington without a doubt is one of the best cities on the east coast of the United States. Voted best river city three years in a row by USA Today, Wilmington is full of lots of culture, fun things to do, and an extremely family-friendly environment. Wilmington was voted #35 best places for business in the country by Forbes Magazine! Wilmington's metro area is constantly growing.
With lots to do, you can take a walk down in the beautiful downtown packed with hundreds of bars, cafes, restaurants, clubs and more! Take a tour of USS North Carolina, voted one of Americas Top 5 Battleship Museums by USA Today! Not to mention that you can travel to any of Wilmington's beaches including Figure 8 Island, a private island home
To hundreds of celebrities. Or take a trip to Wrightsville Beach,voted one of the best beaches in the country by National Geographic and Thrillist! Or even go down to Carolina Beach or Kure Beach, home to North Carolinas best beach boardwalk and one of Americas best donut shops by Food & Wine. Wilmington is choc full of great parks, including skate parks, water parks, and other multipurpose parks around the city. Travel Wilmington and visit some of the best golf courses in the country. Wilmington is hosting the 2017 PGA Tour Championship at one of the areas finest golf courses.
Wilmington's Geography is one that's extremely unique. All within in a short distance, one can travel from the Mountains, to the beach, to swamp land and forrests, and back again to the city.
Wilmington's culture is extremely unique, taking on a strong Northern Influence due to the North Eastern Americans moving south. In Wilmington, you can find a wide variety of foods from many different cultures the way one would be able to in New York City.
Wilmington has every single major store and chain found within its borders! Wilmington is also home to one of America's Best 100 hospitals by Womens Choice Awards. The New Hanover County Regional Medical Center is voted one of the best hospitals for patient experience.
Wilmington has a wide variety of jobs available from major industry, to pharmaceutical companies such as PPD (headquaterted Downtown Wilmington). Wilmington is also home to one of the deepest ports in the US making us the largest ammunition port in America and a busier port year by year with expansions being made.
If you are interested in Americas Entertainment Industry, you might want to know that Wilmington is also home
To the largest Film Production Facility outside of California and home to the largest special effects water tower in North America!
Wilmingtons traffic is not too bad depending on time of year and rush hour peaks (8-10am 4-7pm) and is home to multiple major junctions including I-40, US-17 (Coastal Highway) and more!
Overall, Wilmington is a constantly growing city with great culture, a great economy, and more! I've lived in Wilmington for a year, and I have to say it is the best place I've lived in! Move to Wilmington NC as fast as you can!