Wilson offers such a wide array of choices and the biggest challenge for visitors is deciding what to do first. Our vibrant community, with its award-winning revitalized downtown, offers festivals, outdoor concerts, historic walking tours, porch tours and events for the whole family. Within the County of Wilson there is fishing, hiking, boating, great golf antiquing and historic sites. Buckhorn Lake covers 2183 acres of water, 1850 acres of land and is host to many triatholons and boat racing events.
Wilson is known for its museums and attractions: the North Carolina Baseball Museum, Imagination Station Science Museum, NC Museum of the Coastal Plain and the Nesrus Freeman Roundhouse Museum. Enjoy the Wilson Tobs Collegiate Team play at Historic Fleming Stadium. The Wilson Botanical Garden & Wilson Rose Garden are open daily sunrise to sunset. Wilson has 1500 hotel rooms. Southern hospitality and home town charm are a tradition here.