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Close to UNCW,
Far From Ordinary

You're no ordinary student, and Wilmington, North Carolina, is no ordinary college town. This is where your coastal dreams come true and where adventures of every kind await around every corner.

Bike, Ride, or Drive

We perfectly place residents in a thriving community just steps from University of North Carolina Wilmington, endless entertainment, incredible food, and unmatched culture.

When you live here, your morning lecture, your afternoon lab, and your evening plans are all just minutes from your front door.

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Early-riser or a night owl? Type A or Type B? Nursing or Communications? No matter your personality, UNCOMMON Wilmington has the perfect spot for you.

10 min • Driving

Maven Coffee

Specialty curated coffees made available to you after each harvest.

7 min • Driving

Crossfire Axe Throwing

Premier axe throwing facility with safe axe throwing lanes.

3 min • Biking

Capt’n Bill’s Backyard Grill

Lively sports bar offering beers, burgers, and seafood.

11 min • Driving

Long Leaf Park

Wooded park with lighted baseball fields, tennis courts, and trails.

7 min • Driving

XIT Rooms

XIT Rooms provides all of the high-end escape room experiences you desire.

10 min • Driving

Go Shopping

Everything from Costco, to Gamestop, to vintage shopping, all nearby.

10 min • Driving

The Velvet Room

Wilmington's newest independent movie theater, showing recents and cult hits.

10 min • Driving

Dead Crow Comedy Room

Laid-back theater with shows by nationally touring & local comedians.

6 min • Driving

Breaktime Billiards

Breaktime Billiards is the largest poolhall in North Carolina.

6 min • Driving

TenPin Alley

The only center in Wilmington to offer synthetic lanes, perfect for parties.

7 min • Driving

Rack’m Darts & Billiards

Local mainstay with incredible billiards and dart games.

8 min • Driving

Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern

Hotspot for great drinks and incredible local concerts.

Explore Wilmington

A place of exploration, adventure, and creativity. UNCOMMON Wilmington connects you with all of the best businesses, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks to complement your University of North Carolina Wilmington experience.

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