Eastwood Road/University Area

With the University of North Carolina-Wilmington at its center, the Eastwood Road/University sector attracts college students and professors, along with those looking to live within a short distance of Wrightsville Beach.

Key Features

Walkability/Close to the Action: Many neighborhoods in this area offer access to the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail, a city project focused on making Wilmington more walkable and bikeable.

Wrightsville Beach: Wrightsville Beach is a laidback beach town nestled between salt marshes and barrier islands. It is the home of cool surf shops, coffee shops, delicious seafood, and miles of white sandy beach.

College at the Beach

Students have enjoyed our beautiful campus here in Wilmington and UNCW continues to grow in positive ways. Take a stroll around the campus and you will understand why it draws more students in every year.

Ryan Crecelius

Nest Picks

Azalea Triathlon

Mainly taking place on campus and on bordering neighborhood roads, the Azalea Triathlon is a popular race kicking off the start to the azalea season.

Blue Surf

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this locally owned eatery offers sophisticated food in a casual-style environment.

UNCW Basketball Game

A really fun to-do is cheering on the UNCW basketball team! Three time CAA champions, UNCW games are always a thrill to watch! They play at Trask Coliseum on the beautiful UNCW campus.

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