If you're looking for something to keep you occupied on your travels, a visit to Aquatic Safaris and Divers Emporium is an excellent choice.
It's situated in Wilmington, which is roughly 120 miles (193 kilometers) from the state capital, Raleigh.
If you're looking for your accommodation, you can take your pick from 6 possibilities that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Aquatic Safaris and Divers Emporium. The Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington Landfall and the Blockade Runner Beach Resort are two good places here, located 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, respectively.
It won't take you too long to book one of the area's budget hotels. You can take a look at the Best Western Plus Wilmington/Carolina Beach and the Sleep Inn.
Are you after a muffin and a caffeinated drink? Follow the aroma of fresh coffee beans to Starbucks (1940 Eastwood Road, Wilmington). You can also go to Port Land Grille (1908 Eastwood Road, Wilmington), a longstanding favorite among both locals and visitors.