Wilmington – Things to do with your Team

You and the team will have a blast if you’re heading to Wilmington for a tournament.  This gorgeous city set along Cape Fear River will entertain you from the first second to the last.  Named the “best American riverfront” by USA Today, Wilmington boasts a wonderful walkway adjacent to Cape Fear River that shows off its beauty.  Wilmington is also home to America’s second largest domestic television and movie production facility, which means you might just spot some Hollywood actors while you’re there.



Wilmington - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsClimb aboard and gain some insight of what life is like on a monstrous battleship.  Take a tour of the most decorated battleship from WWII, Battleship NORTH CAROLINA.  This historic ship rests in Riverfront Park, right in Wilmington.  Instead of guided tours, Battleship NC elects to provide its visitors with self-guided audio tours, allowing you to walk through the enormous battleship at your own pace.  You can climb the turrets of the mounted guns, gawk at the engine room, learn about what the crew’s quarters are like, and explore what the rest the nine decks have to offer.  Be advised that while taking tours, the ship can get very hot.  Bring water, especially if you decide to visit on a warm day. 1 Battleship Rd NE, Wilmington, NC 28401


Defy Gravity Wilmington

Looking for a place to let loose and burn some calories?  Look no further than Defy Gravity Wilmington.  Let your team bounce around and fling through the air for an hour or two while you relax, or let out your inner child and join them.  Leap around in the open jump section and experiment with a room lined of trampolines from floor to wall.  Once you get the hang of being airborne, you can try your luck with trampoline dodgeball, or give your athleticism a run for its money in Defy Gravity’s ultimate ninja course.  Group discounts are available based on the size of your party.  No matter how you play, Defy Gravity Wilmington will have you and your team jumping for joy the whole time. 6431 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405



So, you have a tournament in a city that is acclaimed to have the best riverfront in America?  With a title like that, it sounds like you’re required to go see it for yourself.  Riverwalk may only encompass a mile of the spectacle that is Cape Fear River, but within that mile long boardwalk are some serene sights  of Wilmington to behold.  This is an excellent attraction for when you only have a little bit of time, or are looking for something not too strenuous to do.  Lining the boardwalk are shops and restaurants, making it easy to grab quick bite or sit down as a team and have a nice dinner.  Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is also able to be seen from the boardwalk, giving you another angle to admire the ship and snap some photos of it.


Battle House

You and your team have most likely played laser tag before.  You know what to expect when you walk into a laser tag arena and how the game works.  At Battle House however, they kick it up a notch.  Incorporating multiple game modes, strategies, and gun types into their games, Battle House supplies an unforgettable laser tag experience.  Securing specific areas, rescue missions, holding a structure, and protecting a valuable target are all possible game objectives you can play with your team.  Navigate through individual, multi-leveled buildings and other obstacles in this arena while sporting one of Battle House’s eight possible laser tag gun types.  Battle House does have age recommendations for their events, but anyone 10 or older can play in all of them.  Children seven to nine are only allowed to participate in certain mission types. 1817 Hall Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405


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Regal Mayfaire Stadium 16

Interested in checking out that big blockbuster hit that everyone’s been raving about?  Take a trip to Regal Mayfaire Stadium 16.  The largest theater around, Regal Mayfaire consistently plays 16 or 17 movies throughout the day.  Having so many film choices is a huge benefit while planning your trip to Wilmington because it gives you some flexibility about when and what you want to watch.  Decide on one movie as a team, or divide up into groups and see a few different ones if the show times match up.  Regal Mayfaire is the only theater in the area that offers IMAX, so if that’s how you enjoy your movies, this is the theater for you. 900 Town Center Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405


Children’s Museum of Wilmington

Children’s Museum of Wilmington is an interactive museum designed for younger kids and pre-teens.  Spread out across three floors, the museum has plenty of activities and games to explore.  The team can board a pirate ship, dress like pirates and roleplay life on the sea.  Let out your inner artist in the art studio and utilize a host of arts and crafts supplies to create a masterpiece.  You even have the option of building science projects and learning about things like microscopic organisms or the weather.  The Children’s Museum has much more to play with and educate on, making this a great destination. 116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401


Buck Hardee Field at Legion Stadium

Wilmington - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsTreat your team to some peanuts and cracker jacks while enjoying the Wilmington Sharks at Buck Hardee Field.  This collegiate summer team belongs to the Coastal Plains League and their season lasts from June to late August.  If in Wilmington during those months the Sharks are a spectacle to behold.  Year after year, this talented team has gone to the playoffs and consistently put on a display of exciting baseball.  Tickets anywhere in the stadium are the same low, flat price.  Corn Hole and other activities are present throughout for some added fun while watching the game. 998 Stadium Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401


The Exit Games

The perfect place to give your mind a workout and work collaboratively with your team, The Exit Games will have the team locked in and using their thinking caps to try and escape.  This escape room has two themes to pick from.  Depending on the size of your group, using both rooms might be the best idea.  In The Basement, your group is tasked with catching the mysterious Zodiac Killer.  Unfortunately for you, the killer is clever and has locked you inside his booby-trapped basement.  Can you circumnavigate through the traps and figure out how to escape or will you be another victim?  The Exit Games’ other room, Casino Heist turns the tables and makes you the bad guy, or girl.  You must try to find a way to break into the vault and steal the casino’s stash in the allotted time or you head home with nothing. 2 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401


Wilmington is a city full of fun activities for you and your team to enjoy.  Its vibrant downtown, directly next to a remarkable riverfront view, is a great place to relax when you need to catch your breath from running around the city.  The team will be talking about this trip long after you leave.