Whether you’re looking for Southern hospitality, the East Coast’s largest antique market, historic homes and sights, one of Eastern North Carolina’s most popular attractions for kids, superb golfing, or the best plate of pork barbecue, Wilson is the place for you.
There are a wide variety of accommodations in Wilson. Take I-95 exit 121 and you have your choice of hotels and motels. Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Inn, Microtel…
No doubt about it…Parker’s BBQ! Family style BBQ. Parker’s and Bill’s are known up and down the east coast as THE ONLY PLACE TO GET PORK BBQ! If you have time to wait, the Beefmaster on Hwy 301 is excellent. Ribeye as thick as you want. Um hum!! Some of the other restaurants are Applebees, Burger King, McDonalds, Chic-Fil-A (w/ drive thru), Golden Corral, Texas Steakhouse, Bojangles, Hardees, Sonic, KFC
Take in a Tobs Baseball game at Fleming Stadium. Take a stroll in the Rose Garden. Visit Imagination Station, a hands on Science center for all ages. Watch a live play at the Edna Boykin Theatre in downtown Wilson. Visit a cotton gin. Pick your own vegetables at Deans Farm. Watch a Nascar race at Southern National Speedway, in nearby Kenly, NC (20 miles exit 106) Take a tour of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum http://www.tobmuseum.bbnp.com
Public transportation system utilizes buses and taxis if you don’t have your own vehicle. Most shops in downtown historical Wilson are within walking distance. Wilson has a Supercenter Wal-mart and a Big K-mart.
Need more? Try these links for additional information about Wilson, North Carolina.
The I-95 Exit Information Guide
“Flat out, the single best website for auto travelers on the Net” — Yahoo’s Internet Life Magazine
City of Wilson
Detailed information about Wilson, NC
The Wilson Chamber of Commerce
Utilize the Chamber information for even more detailed information about the area.