Tidalwalk – Wilmington, NC
Tidalwalk is a gated coastal community located along the Intracoastal Waterway in Wilmington, NC. Residents are provided with many community amenities, which include a ¼ mile private beach, 150 foot pier, a boat slip, and a community club with pool.
Residents also experience the charm of small town living with access to all that Wilmington has to offer, making Tidalwalk a great place to live.
Within the community of Tidalwalk are 6 different neighborhoods. The Cottages and The Hammocks neighborhoods are composed of affordable houses. The Sands and The Marshes are where semi-custom houses and townhomes are located, with most having partial water views. The Beaches are custom beachfront homes with gorgeous panoramic water views.
Shopping and Dining
From one-of-a-kind boutiques to galleries and antique shops, there are plenty of shopping opportunities in the area. Shopping centers, such as The Forum, Lumina Station, and Independence Mall, are also in abundance.
There are also many locally owned restaurants which feature fresh local produce and seafood, as well as international cuisine from places such as India, Mexico, and Greece.
Being so close to the ocean provides residents with plenty of year-round water activities. Tidalwalk offers a private beach, a boat slip, and a pier from which to go boating, fishing, surfing, and diving. Located nearby is the Inlet Watch Yacht Club, which has a marina, tennis courts, pools, bathhouses, a picnic area, and much more.
There are a lot of activities to do away from the beach as well. The New Hanover County Parks and Garden system is comprised of 23 parks, with amenities that include softball, baseball, and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, walking and biking trails, playgrounds, and disc golf courses.
Beautiful nature trails can be explored at Bluethenthal Wildflower Preserve, Ev-Henwood Nature Preserve, and Masonboro Island.
New Hanover County School System is responsible for the educational system in the area. Within this school system are 39 public and chartered schools, and also 18 private schools. Nearby postsecondary institutions include Cape Fear Community College, Brunswick Community College, Miller-Motte Technical College, and the University of North Carolina.
The following are popular attractions in the Wilmington area:
- Moores Creek National Battlefield: The battle that took place here ended British rule in the area.
- Brunswick Town: This was the 1st settlement that was built in the area, and was subsequently destroyed by the British during the Revolutionary War.
- Camp Fear Museum of History & Science: This is the oldest history museum in North Carolina, and explores the environment and history of the region. Of particular interest is the Giant Ground Sloth skeleton.
- Children’s Museum of Wilmington: Children can learn about science, art, and culture through hands-on activities.
- North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher: This aquarium was named one of the best aquariums in the US. Marine life of various ecosystems are on display here, including sharks, eels, seahorses, and even an albino alligator.
- Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park: This park contains a Go Kart track, a rock climbing wall, and a water park.